Nikolaj Memola leads men’s event after short program at Santa Claus Cup in Budapest, Hungary

Nikolaj Memola at the ISU Junior Grand Prix event on October 08, 2021 in Linz, Austria. (Photo by Jasmin Walter/International Skating Union via Getty Images)

The international figure skating competition in Budapest, Hungary – the 2021 Santa Claus Cup – continues past the mid-point of the week with the men’s event.

Italian representative Nikolaj Memola took the lead of the competition as he was the only participant to present a clean short program with all triple jumps. The 18-year-old received a score of 78.00 points and has a nearly ten-point advantage heading into tomorrow’s free skate event.

Results after short program

  1. Nikolaj MEMOLA (ITA) – 78.00
  2. Adam HAGARA (SVK) – 68.73
  3. Artem KOVALEV (RUS) – 63.93
  4. András CSERNOCH (HUN) – 63.33
  5. Dias JIRENBAYEV (KAZ) – 58.42
  6. Samuel MCALLISTER (IRL) – 54.16
  7. Douglas GERBER (NZL) – 51.37
  8. Conor STEKELUM (IRL) – 50.22
  9. Valentin EISENBAUER (AUT) – 40.08

Judges’ Scores


Junior women, results after short program

  1. Nina PINZARRONE (BEL) – 63.67
  2. Sofya CHAPLYGINA (RUS) – 62.11
  3. Iida KARHUNEN (FIN) – 61.44
  4. Anastasia VORONINA (RUS) – 59.01
  5. Kimmy REPOND (SUI) – 57.67
  6. Lili KRIZSANOVSZKI (HUN) – 54.12
  7. Vivien PAPP (HUN) – 52.43
  8. Livia KAISER (SUI) – 51.78
  9. Vanesa SELMEKOVÁ (SVK) – 49.38
  10. Noelle STREULI (POL) – 49.07
  11. Nella PELKONEN (FIN) – 48.23
  12. Janna JYRKINEN (FIN) – 47.85
  13. Nikola FOMCHENKOVA (LAT) – 47.02
  14. Sandra-Liisa JERMONOK (EST) – 46.14
  15. Dária ZSIRNOV (HUN) – 46.00
  16. Adela VALLOVA (CZE) – 45.67
  17. Giorgia DE NADAI (ITA) – 45.37
  18. Maria SENIUK (ISR) – 45.29
  19. Julija LOVRENCIC (SLO) – 45.24
  20. Manca KRMELJ (SLO) – 43.66
  21. Anna Dea GULBIANI-SCHMIDT (GEO) – 43.60
  22. Stefania YAKOVLEVA (CYP) – 43.14
  23. Sofia Lexi FRANK (PHI) – 42.97
  24. Karolina KOGAN (RUS) – 42.70
  25. Sabina ALIEVA (AZE) – 42.55
  26. Marina NIKOLOVA (BUL) – 42.44
  27. Micol PANEPUCCI (ITA) – 40.88
  28. Stella MAKRI (GRE) – 40.61
  29. Christie Anne SHANNON (GBR) – 38.68
  30. Roos VAN DER PAS (NED) – 38.66
  31. Cintia SZABÓ (HUN) – 38.38
  32. Serena ROBLIN (ITA) – 36.82
  33. Hana CERMAKOVA (SVK) – 36.22
  34. Simona KOLENÁKOVÁ (SVK) – 34.68
  35. Sophia Natalie DAYAN (ARG) – 34.03
  36. Zsüliett CSOMBOK (HUN) – 33.75
  37. Paula NELSONE (LAT) – 32.14
  38. Daniela STANIMIROVA (BUL) – 31.82
  39. Manca PODNAR (SLO) – 30.53
  40. Lois LIBREGTS (NED) – 30.21
  41. Despina KATSAROU (GRE) – 27.30
  42. Bilyana STANEVA (BUL) – 24.31
  43. Teya NIKOLAEVA (BUL) – 22.47

Judges’ Scores

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