Helgesson at the 2013-14 Swedish Championships.
7 June 1993 |
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Coach||Regina Jensen, Christina Helgesson, Alexander Vedenin|
|Former choreographer||Susanne Seger|
|Skating club||Tibro KK|
|ISU personal best scores|
2015 Ondrej Nepela Trophy
Joshi Helgesson was born in Tibro, Sweden. Her elder sister, Viktoria, is also a former competitive skater, and their mother, Christina, is their coach. She also has an older brother named Lukas and a father named Lenart.
Helgesson placed 4th at the 2009 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. Her Grand Prix debut came at the start of the following season; she placed 9th at the 2009 Skate America and 11th at the 2009 Skate Canada International.
In April 2011, Helgesson made her senior ISU Championship debut at the World Championships in Moscow. After advancing past the preliminary round, she placed 16th in the short program and qualified for the final segment. Her 13th place in the free skate lifted her to 15th overall. In January 2012, Helgesson finished 10th in Sheffield, England at her first European Championships.
In the early part of the 2012–13 season, Helgesson sustained a stress fracture of the fibula in her take-off leg but returned to the ice two weeks before the 2012 Cup of China, where she finished 7th. She placed 8th at her second GP event, the 2012 Trophée Éric Bompard, and 9th at the 2012 NRW Trophy.
She won the 2013 Swedish national title ahead of her sister and went on to place 8th at the 2013 European Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. After taking silver at the Nordic Championships, she closed her season with gold medals at the Hellmut Seibt Memorial and Coupe du Printemps.
Helgesson started her season by winning the silver medal at the Denkova-Staviski Cup. After taking silver at the Swedish Championships, she placed 9th at the 2014 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
Helgesson won gold at the Bavarian Open and at the Nordic Championships. In March 2014, she travelled to Saitama, Japan to compete at her second World Championships; she placed 15th in the short, 12th in the free, and 14th overall.
Helgesson started her season on the ISU Challenger Series (CS), finishing 7th at the Lombardia Trophy and winning the silver medal at the Ondrej Nepela Trophy. She withdrew from both of her GP assignments, the 2014 Skate America and 2014 Rostelecom Cup, due to an injury.
After winning silver at the Swedish Championships, Helgesson achieved a career-best 4th-place finish at the European Championships in Stockholm, Sweden. Closing her season, she finished 14th at the 2015 World Championships in Shanghai, China.
After starting her season with silver at the Lombardia Trophy, Helgesson competed at a pair of CS events, placing 7th at the 2015 Ondrej Nepela Trophy and then taking the bronze medal at the 2015 Finlandia Trophy. She finished 9th at both of her GP assignments, the 2015 Skate Canada International and 2015 Rostelecom Cup. At the 2016 Europeans Helgesson placed 6th in the short program, but 11th in the free skate and 9th overall. She won the 2016 Nordics Open ahead of Viveca Lindfors. At the 2016 Worlds she did two major mistakes in her short program, placed 30th and did not qualify to the free skate.
|Season||Short program||Free skating||Exhibition|
|Cirque du Soleil:
|Cirque du Soleil:
2009–10 to present
|GP Cup of China||7th||7th|
|GP Rostel. Cup||WD||9th|
|GP Skate America||9th||4th||10th||WD|
|GP Skate Canada||11th||9th|
|CS Nepela Trophy||2nd||7th|
|Cup of Nice||10th|
2004–05 to 2008–09
|International: Junior or novice|
|JGP South Africa||9th|
|Challenge Cup||4th J.|
|Cup of Nice||3rd J.|
|Nordics||3rd N.||4th J.||1st J.||1st J.|
|Triglav Trophy||4th N.|
|Swedish Champ.||1st J.||1st J.||1st J.|
|Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior|
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