Ice dancing world champions Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov won the rhythm dance at the European Championships in Tallinn. Another Russian duo of Alexander Stepanov – Ivan Bukin takes second place.
Sinitsina – Katsalapov, who withdrew from the qualifying championship of Russia due to the exacerbation of a long-standing back injury with a partner, were able to quickly recover and gave a good rental, receiving 87.89 points. Stepanova – Bukin scored 86.45 points, which is their personal record.
The top three also included the Italians Charlene Gignard – Marco Fabri (83.35).
The third Russian duo Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin received 73.32 points and occupy an intermediate eighth place.