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Cecilia Törn

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Cecilia Törn
Törn/Partanen at the 2018 European Championships
Personal information
Country representedFinland
Born (1994-02-13) 13 February 1994 (age 25)
Hyvinkää, Finland
Home townHyvinkää
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Former partnerJussiville Partanen
CoachMaurizio Margaglio
ChoreographerMaurizio Margaglio, Marina Zueva
Skating clubHelsingin Luistelijat
Training locationsHelsinki
Began skating1999
ISU personal best scores
Combined total145.60
2018 Europeans
Short dance57.96
2018 Worlds
Free dance89.84
2015 CS Tallinn Trophy

Cecilia Törn (born 13 February 1994) is a Finnish ice dancer. With Jussiville Partanen, she is the 2015 International Cup of Nice champion, the 2017 Ice Challenge champion, and a three-time Finnish national champion (2016–2018). They won bronze at three ISU Challenger Series events and competed in the final segment at four ISU Championships.


Early career

Törn began learning to skate in 1999.[1] Competing in ladies' singles, she made her junior international debut in the 2008–2009 season. After placing 27th in her first ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) event, she finished 8th in junior ladies at the Finnish Championships. The following season, she was awarded the national junior silver medal.

In the 2010–2011 season, Törn achieved her best JGP result, 11th, at the SBC Cup in Japan. In October, Törn placed 9th at the 2010 Finlandia Trophy — her senior international debut. She went on to win the senior bronze medal at the Finnish Championships and was selected to compete at the 2011 European Championships in Bern, Switzerland, however, her placement in the preliminary round, 14th, was insufficient to qualify for the short program. Törn finished 7th at the 2012 Finnish Championships.

Törn switched to ice dancing in 2013, teaming up with Jussiville Partanen. In their first season together, the two won the silver medal at the Finnish Championships behind Henna Lindholm / Ossi Kanervo.

2014–2015 season

Törn/Partanen placed seventh at the 2014 CS Finlandia Trophy and second to Olesia Karmi / Max Lindholm at the Finnish Championships. They were sent to the 2015 World Championships in Shanghai but were eliminated after placing 25th in the short dance.

2015–2016 season

Törn/Partanen began the 2015–2016 season by placing fourth at the Lombardia Trophy and fifth at a Challenger Series event, the Finlandia Trophy. Their first international medal, gold, came at the International Cup of Nice in October. In November, they were awarded bronze medals at the 2015 CS Tallinn Trophy and 2015 CS Warsaw Cup. The following month, the two became the Finnish national champions, ahead of Karmi/Lindholm.

Törn/Partanen went on to qualify to the final segment at both of their ISU Championship assignments. Ranked 18th in the short and 14th in the free, they finished 15th overall at the 2016 European Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. At the 2016 World Championships in Boston, they placed 17th in the short, 19th in the free, and 18th overall.

2016–2017 season

On 7 July 2016, Törn/Partanen were invited to the 2016 Skate Canada International, their first Grand Prix event, replacing Federica Testa / Lukáš Csölley who withdrew.[2] They started their season by winning the bronze medal at 2016 CS Lombardia Trophy and placing 7th at 2016 CS Finlandia Trophy. In December, they won their second Finnish national title, in Tampere.[3]

In January, Törn/Partanen placed 14th in the short dance, 18th in the free dance, and 17th overall at the 2017 European Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Ranked 24th in the short, the two missed qualifying to the final segment at the 2017 World Championships, which took place in March in Helsinki, Finland.

2017–2018 season

In September, Törn/Partanen competed at the 2017 CS Nebelhorn Trophy, the final qualification opportunity for the 2018 Winter Olympics. They ranked fifth in the short dance but dropped to ninth overall after the free dance, finishing as third alternates for a spot at the Olympics. They won gold at the 2017 Ice Challenge in November and their third national title the following month.

In January, they finished 15th at the 2018 European Championships in Moscow, Russia. In March, they placed 23rd in the short dance at the 2018 World Championships in Milan. As a result, they did not advance to the final segment for the second year in a row.

2018–2019 season

Törn/Partanen were invited to the 2018 Grand Prix of Helsinki.[4] They withdrew before the event. In November, they announced the end of their partnership.[5]


With Partanen

Season Short dance Free dance Exhibition
  • Samba: Sambando
    performed by Los Ritmos Calientes
  • Rhumba: Con Los Anos Que Me Quedan
    performed by Thalía
  • Samba: Are You Ready?
    performed by Alessandro Olivato
  • Blues: Fancy Man Blues
    by The Rolling Stones
  • Jive: Dance Little Sister
    by The Rolling Stones

  • Fandango
  • Paso Doble

Single skating

Season Short program Free skating
  • Fuego
    by Robert Michaels

Competitive highlights

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

With Partanen

Event 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19
World Champ. 25th 18th 24th 23rd
European Champ. 15th 17th 15th
GP Finland WD
GP Skate Canada 10th
CS Finlandia 10th 7th 5th 7th 11th
CS Lombardia 4th 3rd 5th
CS Nebelhorn 9th
CS Tallinn Trophy 3rd
CS Warsaw Cup 3rd
Bavarian Open 9th 8th 4th
Cup of Nice 9th 4th 1st 8th
Ice Challenge 1st
Toruń Cup 6th
Volvo Open Cup 10th
Santa Claus Cup 5th
Finnish Champ. 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st
WD = Withdrew

Ladies' singles

Event 08–09 09–10 10–11 11–12
European Champ. 32nd
Bavarian Open 11th
Challenge Cup 12th
Finlandia Trophy 9th
Ice Challenge 13th
Nordics 10th 10th
NRW Trophy 13th 17th
International: Junior[12]
JGP France 19th
JGP Germany 13th
JGP Japan 11th
JGP Spain 27th
Challenge Cup 10th J
Nordics 3rd J
Toruń Cup 1st J
Finnish Champ. 8th J 2nd J 3rd 7th
J = Junior level


  1. ^ a b "Cecilia TÖRN / Jussiville PARTANEN: 2017/2018". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 29 May 2018.
  2. ^ "ISU GP Skate Canada International 2016: Ice Dance". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 7 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Peltonen, Virtanen, Törn & Partanen ja Simonen & Penasse taitoluistelun vuoden 2017 Suomen mestareiksi" [Peltonen, Virtanen, Törn & Partanen and Simonen & Penasse are the 2017 Finnish Champions] (in Finnish). Finnish Figure Skating Association. 18 December 2016. Archived from the original on 26 December 2016.
  4. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19: Ice Dance". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Cecilia Törnin ja Jussiville Partasen yhteinen jäätanssiura on päättynyt" (in Finnish). Finnish Figure Skating Association. 29 November 2018. Archived from the original on 3 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Cecilia TÖRN / Jussiville PARTANEN: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 30 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Cecilia TÖRN / Jussiville PARTANEN: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 27 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Cecilia TÖRN / Jussiville PARTANEN: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 20 May 2015.
  9. ^ "Cecilia TÖRN / Jussiville PARTANEN: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 25 March 2014.
  10. ^ "Cecilia TÖRN: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 15 October 2012.
  11. ^ a b "Competition Results: Cecilia TÖRN / Jussiville PARTANEN". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 December 2018.
  12. ^ a b c "Competition Results: Cecilia TÖRN". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 7 July 2016.
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