The first competition day at the European Figure Skating Championships ended with the pairs' short program. Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres (76.55) from France are current leaders. Evgenia Tarasova Vladimir Morozov (73.90) of Russia are at the second place and Italians Nicole Della Monica and Matteo Guarise took the small bronze medal (73.70).
Tomorrow at the evening pairs will compete for the first medals of the championship. The free program starts at 19:40.
1. Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres
2. Evgenia Tarasova Vladimir Morozov