It’s the first time in almost 70 years that an international competition in Figure Skating is held in the Capital of Sweden: Stockholm. Practice sessions starts on January 26 and competitions on the 28th – ending with the Gala Exhibition on February first.
Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov (RUS) strike gold
Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov of Russia struck gold and led a Russian sweep in the Pairs event. Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov settled for the silver medal and Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov moved up from fifth to earn the bronze medal.
Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS) skates to gold
Elizaveta Tuktamysheva skated to the gold and led a Russian sweep in the Ladies event. Elena Radionova took the silver medal and Anna Pogorilaya claimed the bronze.
Javier Fernandez (ESP) claims third European title
Javier Fernandez of Spain claimed his third European title while Russia’s Maxim Kovtun and Sergei Voronov took the silver and bronze medals.
Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) crowned European Ice Dance Champions
Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France took the European Ice Dance crown. Italians Anna Cappellini/Luca Lanotte claimed the silver medal, and Russia’s Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin captured the bronze medal.
Medaljörerna i Isdans! Guld till Papadakis & Cizeron från Frankrike, Silver till Cappellini & Lanotte från Italien, Brons till Stepanova & Bukin.