Posts Tagged ‘Kiira Korpi’

Gold for Korpi, silver for Gold

Gold for Korpi, silver for Gold

Finland’s Kiira Korpi won the Ladies figure skating event at 2012 Cup of Russia, making good on yesterday’s promise to fight in the long program in order to earn a trip to…

Asada edges out Lipnitskaia for the gold in Shanghai

Asada edges out Lipnitskaia for the gold in Shanghai

Mao Asada of Japan won the Ladies figure skating event at 2012 Cup of China with a little luck on her side. Overnight leader Julia Lipnitskaia settled for the silver medal, while Kiira Korpi of Finland rose…

Kostner takes fourth European title

Kostner takes fourth European title

Italy’s Carolina Kostner continued her stellar season in Sheffield at the 2012 ISU European Figure Skating Championships, taking her fourth title. Kiira Korpi of Finland held on to second place to earn her first silver medal, while Georgia’s…

Kostner leads ladies at Europeans

Kostner leads ladies at Europeans

Top favorite, Carolina Kostner of Italy, took the lead in the Ladies short program at the 2012 European Figure Skating Championships in Sheffield, Great Britain, on Friday. She is followed by Finland’s Kiira Korpi and Russia’s Ksenia…

Korpi leads ladies after short program at Europeans

Korpi leads ladies after short program at Europeans

Kiira Korpi of Finland won the Ladies Short Program at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2011 followed by Russia’s Ksenia Makarova. Switzerland’s Sarah Meier unexpectedly came in third, while…

Korpi skates to victory at Nebelhorn Trophy

Korpi skates to victory at Nebelhorn Trophy

Finland’s Kiira Korpi skated to victory at the Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf on Saturday, after winning the silver last year. Viktoria Helgesson of Sweden and USA’s Melissa Bulanhagui took silver and bronze, their first medal at this event. This was also Bulanhagui’s first senior…

Korpi takes Ladies Short Program at Nebelhorn Trophy

Korpi takes Ladies Short Program at Nebelhorn Trophy

Kiira Korpi of Finland skated to the lead in the Ladies Short Program Friday at the Nebelhorn Trophy. With 58.45 points, she got a lead of seven points over USA’s Melissa Bulanhagui (51.20 points). Joshi Helgesson of Sweden came in third…

A Fine Figure of a Finn

A Fine Figure of a Finn

Widely regarded as the most beautiful woman in figure skating, Finland’s Kiira Korpi is also among the most talented and she has the results to prove it.

Korpi broke onto the international scene after earning the silver medal in junior…

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