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World’s Oldest Figure Skating Competition Coming to Zagreb in December

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Aliona Savchenko (photo/hawtcelebs.com)

The world’s oldest figure skating competition, the Golden Pirouette, will be held again in the Croatian capital Zagreb in December…

Zagreb’s Dom sportova host some of the world’s best skaters, including World, European and Olympic champion Aliona Savchenko, from 2 – 5 December.

This year’s Golden Pirouette, which was first held 48 years ago, will feature the best figure skaters from Croatia, Russia, United States, Japan, France and Italy.

Croatia will be represented by Lana Petranović and Michael Lueck, the first Croatian pair to compete in more than 40 years. Nicholas Vrdoljak and Tena Čopor from Croatia will also compete in the individual event. Vrdoljak was born and lives in Chicago but will represent Croatia next month.

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