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Lepisto wins first European title

The European Championships concluded today with the Ladies Free Skating event. Finland’s Laura Lepistö won her first European title in front of the packed Harwall Areena, while teammate Susanna Pöykiö settled for bronze. Carolina Kostner of Italy rose from third to capture the silver.

Kostner was first to skate among the medal contenders, and she was determined to show both the audience and the judges what makes one of the…

Lepisto leads ladies in Helsinki

Lepisto leads ladies in Helsinki

To the delight of the home crowd, two Finnish ladies – Laura Lepistö and Susanna Pöykiö – put a comfortable distance between themselves and the rest of the field in the short program. Defending champion Carolina Kostner of Italy is currently…

Flying Finn

Flying Finn

Laura Lepistö became the third Finnish lady in four years to medal at the European Championships when she took the bronze medal in Zagreb in 2008. She joined Kiira Korpi, who won the bronze last…

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Lepisto leads ladies in Quebec City

Lepisto leads ladies in Quebec City

Finland’s Laura Lepistö, who missed half of last season due to injury, made her senior debut on the Grand Prix circuit.

And it was a good one.

The Finnish silver medalist placed first after the short with a new…