Jaakko Saaristo

General information

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Member Id number (MIN)
Year of birth
Current age group
Member of
Finnish Dance Sport Federation


Division: General
Status: Active
Expires on: 25/04/2020


21.08 June 2019International OpenStandardAdultKosice - Slovakia
23.07 June 2019European ChampionshipTen DanceAdultKosice - Slovakia
36.18 May 2019World OpenLatinAdultYerevan - Armenia
20.18 May 2019World ChampionshipTen DanceUnder 21Yerevan - Armenia
41.11 May 2019European ChampionshipStandardAdultSalaspils - Latvia
33.07 April 2019International OpenStandardAdultOstrava - Czech Republic
31.07 April 2019International OpenLatinAdultOstrava - Czech Republic
37.10 March 2019International OpenLatinAdultMoscow Region - Russia
29.09 March 2019International OpenStandardAdultMoscow Region - Russia
20.24 February 2019International OpenStandardAdultLyon - France
35.23 February 2019International OpenLatinAdultLyon - France
0.09 December 2018World OpenLatinAdultLillestrøm - Norway
3.09 December 2018OpenStandardRising StarsLillestrøm - Norway
25.08 December 2018World OpenStandardAdultLillestrøm - Norway
47.18 November 2018World OpenStandardAdultVienna - Austria
57.17 November 2018World ChampionshipStandardAdultVienna - Austria
10.10 November 2018North European ChampionshipStandardAdultDresden - Germany
11.10 November 2018North European ChampionshipLatinAdultDresden - Germany
32.21 October 2018International OpenStandardAdultTimisoara - Romania
44.20 October 2018World ChampionshipStandardUnder 21Timisoara - Romania
5.23 September 2018OpenStandardAdultTallinn - Estonia
9.22 September 2018International OpenLatinAdultTallinn - Estonia
194.10 August 2018GrandSlamLatinAdultStuttgart - Germany
190.09 August 2018GrandSlamStandardAdultStuttgart - Germany
22.27 May 2018International OpenLatinAdultBucharest - Romania
8.26 May 2018International OpenStandardAdultBucharest - Romania
99.25 March 2018World OpenLatinAdultPieve Di Cento - Italy
40.25 March 2018OpenLatinUnder 21Pieve Di Cento - Italy
11.24 March 2018OpenStandardUnder 21Pieve Di Cento - Italy
68.24 March 2018World OpenStandardAdultPieve Di Cento - Italy
16.22 March 2018OpenStandardRising StarsPieve Di Cento - Italy
70.22 March 2018OpenLatinRising StarsPieve Di Cento - Italy
56.11 March 2018International OpenLatinAdultMoscow Region - Russia
46.10 March 2018International OpenStandardAdultMoscow Region - Russia
70.04 March 2018GrandSlamLatinAdultHelsinki - Finland
64.03 March 2018GrandSlamStandardAdultHelsinki - Finland
15.02 March 2018OpenTen DanceAdultHelsinki - Finland
52.17 December 2017World OpenStandardAdultRiga - Latvia
52.17 December 2017OpenLatinYouthRiga - Latvia
31.16 December 2017OpenStandardYouthRiga - Latvia
7.12 November 2017International OpenStandardAdultParis - France
0.12 November 2017International OpenLatinAdultParis - France
0.12 November 2017OpenLatinYouthParis - France
36.08 October 2017International OpenStandardAdultVigevano - Italy
44.19 August 2017World OpenStandardAdultTallinn - Estonia
16.19 August 2017OpenStandardYouthTallinn - Estonia
37.09 July 2016World ChampionshipStandardYouthKitakyushu - Japan
20.05 March 2016OpenStandardYouthHelsinki - Finland
9.18 October 2015OpenStandardYouthHelsinki - Finland
24.12 July 2015World ChampionshipStandardYouthRimini - Italy
21.20 December 2014World ChampionshipStandardJunior IIRiga - Latvia
4.19 October 2014OpenStandardJunior IIGuadalajara - Spain
10.19 October 2014OpenLatinJunior IIGuadalajara - Spain
20.18 October 2014World ChampionshipTen DanceJunior IIGuadalajara - Spain
1.26 April 2014OpenStandardJunior IIValeggio Sul Mincio - Italy
1.26 April 2014OpenLatinJunior IIValeggio Sul Mincio - Italy
33.30 March 2014World ChampionshipLatinJunior IIMoscow - Russia
15.02 November 2013World ChampionshipTen DanceJunior IIRiga - Latvia
18.26 October 2013World ChampionshipStandardJunior IIMoscow - Russia
8.20 October 2013OpenLatinJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
8.19 October 2013OpenStandardJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
26.10 March 2013OpenLatinJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
19.09 March 2013OpenStandardJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
17.25 November 2012OpenStandardJunior ITallinn - Estonia
7.21 October 2012OpenStandardJunior IHelsinki - Finland
10.20 October 2012OpenLatinJunior IHelsinki - Finland
13.22 April 2012OpenLatinJunior ITallinn - Estonia
10.21 April 2012OpenStandardJunior ITallinn - Estonia
16.23 October 2011OpenLatinJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
23.22 October 2011OpenStandardJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
19.12 September 2010OpenLatinJuvenile IIJyväskylä - Finland
16.11 September 2010OpenStandardJuvenile IIJyväskylä - Finland
15.20 September 2009OpenLatinJuvenile IIJyväskylä - Finland
20.19 September 2009OpenStandardJuvenile IIJyväskylä - Finland


CoupleNameNationalityCompeting forStatusJoinedRetired
detailsAnne HaatajaFinlandFinlandActive26/07/2017
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detailsSaga GranlundFinlandFinlandRetired18/08/201524/08/2016
detailsDana KadanikEstoniaFinlandRetired11/03/201510/08/2015
detailsSaga GranlundFinlandFinlandRetired03/03/201511/03/2015
detailsDana KadanikEstoniaFinlandRetired27/02/201503/03/2015
detailsSaga GranlundFinlandFinlandRetired27/09/200927/02/2015


Profile picture of Jaakko Saaristo
Country of origin:
I mainly live in:
Marital status:
skateboarding, downhillskiing, airsofting, dancing and football
Preferred dances:
foxtrot and samba
Personal strengths:
Main trainers:
Merje Styf, Luca Rossignoli, Matti Heikkilä, Sanna-Maria Heikkilä (ballroom), Mikko Kaasalainen, Adrienn Fitori and Sergey Beliajev (latin)

That's Me!

Up Close!

How did you get into Dancesport; when did you start?

I started dancing because my brother and sister were dancing. I was 6 years old (2004).

What are the fascinations that keep you in Dancesport?

Victories, loses, Paolo Bosco :D

What are your aims in Dancesport?

WC victory.

Do you have time to meet friends outside of DanceSport?

Yes I have.

What would you do if you had an unexpected day off?

I would rest and be with my friends.

Do you have talents other than dancing that nobody knows about - yet?

Airsofting and skating

What genre of movie could motivate to go to the cinema?

Action- and humour movies.

Imagine you are on a deserted island!
What are the three things that you cannot imagine to be without, that you wish you had brought along?

Music, friends and a surviving kit :D

What are you most proud of in your sporting career or life?

Our best results (in dancing).

What dream would you like most to come true one day?

That i would win the WC.

What are you looking at first when you meet a stranger?

Face and clothes.

How do you cope with stress and bad moods?

I will just be cool.

What is your motto in life?

Work hard play hard