Russia’s Arina CHERNYAVSKAYA / Antonio SOUZA-CORDEYRU captured the Junior Pairs Short Program, edging out their teammates Rinata MURASOVA / Sergey ALEKSEEV and Vlada MISHINA / Vadim IVANOV.
Arina CHERNYAVSKAYA / Antonio SOUZA-CORDEYRU attempted a throw triple toeloop and double Axel. The combination spin, the toe lasso lift and the double twist lift merited a Level 4. They scored 50,30 points. Rinata MURASOVA / Sergey ALEKSEEV’s routine included level four combination spin and a nice twizzle, a double Axel and a throw double toe. The Russian couple earned 46,08 points. Vlada MISHINA / Vadim IVANOV struggled with their throw triple toeloop and had some minor issues with the landings at their double Axe, but earned level four for their combination spin and the step sequence. The Russians picked up 39,30 points. After a smooth short programVanessa BAUER / Nolan SEEGERT are currently ranked 4th with 37,24 points.