Jaakko Saaristo - Saga Granlund

General information

Jaakko Saaristo   (10043212)
Saga Granlund   (10043213)
Dancing for
Joined on
27 September 2009
Retired on:
27 February 2015
Current age group
Current status


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


Jaakko Saga
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Country of originFinland
I mainly live inFinland
Profession or educationStudent
Marital statussingle
Hobbiesskateboarding, downhillskiing, airsofting, dancing and footballDance, athletics, finnish baseball
Preferred dancesfoxtrot and sambaFox and cha cha
Personal strengthsfoxtrotResilience
Main trainersMerje Styf, Luca Rossignoli, Matti Heikkilä, Sanna-Maria Heikkilä (ballroom), Mikko Kaasalainen, Adrienn Fitori and Sergey Beliajev (latin)Sami Vainionpää
MoreMerje Styf, Matti ja Sanna-Maria Heikkilä, Mikko Kaasalainen, Adrienn Fitori, Sergei Beljajev

That's Him!

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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