Kiira skated her personal best and is in second place in the competition after the short program. Carolina Kostner from Italy is in the lead and Susanna PÃ¶ykiÃ¶ lies in the third place. Also the rest of the Finnish ladies made strong performances and took places four to six in the short program. Free skate is due tomorrow.
Kiira Korpi skated her new tango program with intensive interpretation. Despite being sick in summer and busy with the matriculation exams she skated on of her best short programs ever.
– I could not had skated much better. Of course I was nervous about the season opening, but I’m satisfied.
Scores after short program:
Starting orders for free skate:
6. Martinova Arina RUS
11. Kostner Carolina ITA