Posts Tagged ‘2010 European Figure Skating Championships’

Kostner wins third European title

Kostner wins third European title

In recent years, European ladies were rarely medal contenders at the major championships, with the exception of Italy’s Carolina Kostner. Taking this into account, the overall level of the Ladies Long Program in Tallinn could not be…

Kostner leads at Europeans; Korpi second

Kostner leads at Europeans; Korpi second

The Ladies Short Program event at the 2010 European Figure Skating Championships include 42 skaters from 32 countries competing for 20 spots in the Final tomorrow. This year, the competition has no clear favorites as the most decorated…

Domnina and Shabalin win second European title

Domnina and Shabalin win second European title

The third set of medals at the European Championships were been decided today in the ice dance competition.

Russia’s Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin have achieved impressive progress since their debut at the 2010 Russian Nationals a…

Domnina and Shabalin maintain lead after Original Dance

Domnina and Shabalin maintain lead after Original Dance

The ice dance competition  at the 2010 European Figure Skating Championships continued today with the original dance, which this year, is a rather cutthroat event for the lower ranked teams.

The number of couples advancing to the free…

Plushenko wins sixth European title

Plushenko wins sixth European title

 

The old timers successfully held off the younger skaters to capture all three medals of the Men’s event in Tallinn. Evgeni Plushenko of Russia easily maintained first overall to capture the title, while Switzerland’s  Stephan Lambiel’s rose from fifth…

Plushenko ‘satisfied’ with short program

Plushenko ‘satisfied’ with short program

The operative word for the Men’s competition is “comeback”. With 38 skaters representing 30 countries, the list of the contenders for the title consist mostly of the skaters who have been out of competition for a…

Kavaguti and Smirnov win gold, Germans second

Kavaguti and Smirnov win gold, Germans second

After almost perfect performances by the top teams in the short program, their long program efforts were a bit of a let down as all three teams made at least one mistake…

Domnina and Shabalin lead Ice Dance in Tallinn

Domnina and Shabalin lead Ice Dance in Tallinn

The 2010 European Figure Skating Championships are being held Jan. 19-24 Tallinn, Estonia at the Saku Suurhall.  It is  the first time in history that Estonia has hosted an ISU Championship. Approximately 177 skaters from 38 different  …

Germans lead pairs after short program

Germans lead pairs after short program

The first day of the 2010 European Figure Skating Championships concluded with the Pairs Short Program. The event featured 20 teams from 15 countries, but only four teams have realistic chances of winning a…