Final B Qualifier in Alkmaar

The third and final qualifier for the B-Series KNSB took place at ice rink De Meent in Alkmaar, February 11-12, with several FSA skaters earning places in next month’s final.

In the Advanced Novice Women category, competition for the podium was tight, with 2.04 points separating the top five skaters and less than a quarter of a point between second and fourth. FSA skaters Esmee Dekker and Anneka Egas finished third and fourth, respectively. Nika Esmaeilzadeh was ninth. All three qualified for the finals.

In Basic Novice Men, FSA’s guest skater Takaharu Vrooland was second. He will be at the final.

In Basic Novice Women, guest skater Guusje de Graaf’s bronze medal finish guaranteed her place in the final. Giulia Dai Pra Ramos was 13th; Laura Britals was 18th.

The M series competition on the Saturday, Rivka Roders finished 16th in Mini Girls. Amélie Taube placed sixth in Midi Girls, thus qualifying for the final.

The KNSB B-Cup final takes place March 23-24.

Well done to all our skaters.