Czech team for Ostrava: Březina, Bělohradský, Hanzlíková, dance couple Mansour, Češka and pair Dušková, Bidař

Michal Březina leads the Czech national team for ISU European Figure Skating Championships® 2017 which will be held from 25th till 29th January 2017 in Ostrava.

The bronze medaillist from ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Zagreb in 2013 who finished on the 10th place in last edition of the championships in Bratislava 2016 will be accompanied by 17-year-old Jiří Bělohradský in Men´s category. For Bělohradský Ostrava will be the second start at ISU European Figure Skating Championships after finishing on the 20th place in Bratislava 2016.

Newly crowned Czech figure skating queen, 17-year-old Michaela Lucie Hanzlíková will represent Czech Republic in Ladies category for the first time at ISU European Figure Skating Championships as well as the reigning Junior World Champions in pairs category Anna Dušková, Martin Bidař.

Dance couple Cortney Mansour, Michal Češka already looks forward to the event in Ostrava as they want to better their result from the last event edition: 13th place in Bratislava 2016.

ISU European Figure Skating Championships are coming back to the Czech Republic after an 18-year break as they were held in Prague – in 1999 for the last time. There will be four days of competitions in Ostrava, followed by the final exhibition on Sunday.

The tickets – all-event tickets and daily tickets – are available via the Ticketportal network (www.ticketportal.cz, or www.ostrava2017.eu/vstupenky).

Czech team for ISU ECH 2017

Men: Michal Březina, Jiří Bělohradský (substitutes Tomáš Kupka, Jan Kurnik)

Ladies: Michaela Lucie Hanzlikova (substitute Eliška Březinová)

Ice Dance: Anna Dušková, Martin Bidař

Pairs: Cortney Mansour, Michal Česka (substitutes Nicole Kuzmich, Alexandr Sinicyn)