Russia posts 1-2 in short program
BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Adelina Sotnikova and Julia Lipnitskaia gave Russia a 1-2 lead after the women's short program at the European figure skating championships on Wednesday.
Carolina Kostner of Italy and the third Russian competitor, Alena Leonova, were third and fourth, respectively.
Sotnikova repeated her result from last year's Europeans, where she also had the best score in the short program. However, she was overtaken in the free skate by Kostner and finished second.
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