Adelina Sotnikova leads Cup of China
BEIJING -- Adelina Sotnikova of Russia took the lead after the short program at the Cup of China on Friday.
The 17-year-old from Moscow skated to "Habanera" and earned a score of 66.03 points. Sotnikova, the 2011 world junior champion, opened with a triple loop-triple loop combination and received high marks for her technical elements.
Carolina Kostner of Italy, the 2012 world champion, fell on her opening combination jump and is second with 62.75.
Anna Pogorilaya of Russia ...
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