The Catalan capital will be the first in its 21-year history of the competition to repeat two years in a row. The event, held in December 2014, closed its doors with a great response and a great recognition around the world, both by the local and foreign spectators.
Barcelona will host the second consecutive year the celebration of the ISU Grand Prix Final ice skating and thus become the first in history to host your event two editions followed.
And it does so after the great organizational success demonstrated last December and the great value of the event by the International Skating Union (ISU), the International Federation of skating, the international governing body has granted the City of Barcelona and the Spanish Federation of Ice Sports holding this championship, which compete with the best athletes and six pairs of every kind of campaign, the month of December.
The Deputy Mayor for Quality of Life, Equality and Sports City of Barcelona, Maite Fandos said that “it is a real honor that the international federation to think Barcelona has returned to host the Grand Prix Final skating . Again, our city has shown its global leadership in organizing sports events, and in this case in the sports of ice, which will help us to continue promoting these types among our citizens and positions us once again face to the intentions of the city to host the Winter Olympics in the future. ”
The last edition of the ISU Grand Prix Final of ice skating took place in a temporary installation located in the International Convention Centre (CCIB) and had a capacity of 5,500 seats. During the three days of competition and the Gala Exhibition, more than 25,500 people visited the grounds of CCIB to enjoy the best moment of skating in the categories Men, Women, Couples and Dance.
In this 2015 edition, which will take place from 10 to 13 December, again cited the six best athletes achieve their ranking during testing of the ISU Grand Prix in both the Junior and Senior category.
Congratulations to the organizers by all delegations to international Grand Prix Final in 2014 were unanimous, as many executives recognized to have been especially amazed because this was the first time that the city hosted a competition of this type.
The event closed its doors with a great response and a great recognition around the world, both by the local and foreign spectators.