The Nordics’ largest competition for nails took place 4-6 April in Gothenburg, Sweden, attracting participants from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Germany.

Nordic Nail Open was hosted by Reni Mobrandt, owner of Nail Systems of Sweden & co-owner of Cosmo Nord. It saw 137 competition seats taken across 15 categories, including Stiletto Nails, Gel Polish and Gel Sculpture.

Six judges, including the UK’s Jacqui O’Sullivan, flew to Sweden to lend their expertise to assessments. Competitors of all levels competition in each category, except Gel and Acrygel/Polygel, which were split into Master and Starter divisions.

THE RESULTS

GEL Tip

  • 1st – Flemming Nordqvist
  • 2nd – Alice Dahlin
  • 3rd – Elin Boström

GEL Sculpt

  • 1st – Flemming Nordqvist
  • 2nd – Elin Boström
  • 3rd – Alice Dahlin

ACRYGEL Tip

  • 1st – Flemming Nordqvist
  • 2nd – Susanna Wahlström
  • 3rd – Marlene Bech

ACRYGEL Sculpt

  • 1st – Flemming Nordqvist
  • 2nd – Susanna Wahlström
  • 3rd – Johanna Rambrink

GEL POLISH Master

  • 1st – Susanna Wahlström
  • 2nd – Alice Dahlin
  • 3rd – Johanna Stampka

Sweden 2

GEL POLISH Starter

  • 1st – Paulina Tomecka
  • 2nd – Suzannah Sofia Petersen
  • 3rd – Sara Elise Forsell

STILETTO

  • 1st – Flemming Nordqvist
  • 2nd – Jekaterina Rjazanova
  • 3rd – Johanna Stampka

REALITY NAILS

  • 1st – Åse Enbom
  • 2nd – Anzelika Norviliene
  • 3rd – Johanna Stampka

FANTASY

  • 1st – Tetiana Zielinska
  • 2nd – Kristinna Sissa Mortensen
  • 3rd – Moa Nilsson

MIXED MEDIA

  • 1st – Henriette Skydt Svensson
  • 2nd – Sandra Berglund
  • 3rd – Suzannah Sofia Petersen

Boxed Winner

POSTER

  • 1st – Jekaterina Rjazanova
  • 2nd – Josefiné Glarke
  • 3rd – Dorte Steenhold

TEAM TRIO

  • 1st – Team Wolf Pack – Flemming Nordqvist. Marlene Becha, Madelene Wolf
  • 2nd – Team NailSystems Color Squad – Jasmi Kjellberg Wingstrand, Ada Dulancic, Susanna Wahlström
  • 3rd – Lilly Ladies – Alice Dahlin, Johanna Rambrink, Josefiné Glarke

NORDIC CHAMPION

  • Gel – Flemming Nordqvist
  • Acrygel – Flemming Nordqvist

WINNER OF WINNERS

  • Classic – Flemming Nordqvist
  • Nail Art – Johanna Stampka

Two competitors: Flemming Nordqvist and Susanna Wahlström, each won Golden Tickets to Nailympia London, 13-14 October, meaning their competition fees for this contest will be covered.

www.nordicnailopen.se

By Editor