Tarasova and Morozov were second in the short programme pairs

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Wenjin Chinese skaters Sui and Cong Han were winners of the short program with a score of 82.39 points. Second place went to the Russian Duo Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov. Russian athletes scored 81.68 points, which was their best result this season. Third place in the short program, took the Pyeongchang Olympic Champions Megan Duhamel / Eric Radford, which the judges gave 76.82 points.

The competition was attended by two Russian pairs. Kristina Astakhova and Alexei Rogonov, which debuted at the Olympic games, scored 70.52 points, which was the best result in their career. The Russian pair was in the lead in the short program before going out on the ice of the fourth group of participants, which includes top athletes . Natalia Subiaco and Alexander Enbert at the end of the seventh began, gaining 74.35 points.

The pairs competition in figure skating will continue on Thursday. On 15 February, the parties will execute an arbitrary program, the results of which will determine the medallists.

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