Olympic figure skating 2014 schedule: Pairs short program takes place on Tuesday

Clive Mason

Pairs short program is the only figure skating event happening on Tuesday, but it should be a compelling competition regardless. Here's your complete schedule.

SB Nation 2014 Olympics Preview

Figure skating picks up again on Tuesday, although there are no medals at stake here. The pairs short program takes place, as a prelude to  Wednesday's free skating medal competition.

The event kicks off at 10 a.m. ET, and China is hoping to dominate the podium. Pang Qing and Tong Jian won the silver in Vancouver, and will be competing with German team Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy, who took home the bronze that year. Gold medal winners Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo are not competing in Sochi. The top American pairs include Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir, along with Felicia Zhang and Nathan Bartholomay. Russia is hoping to add to their medal count after taking the gold in the first-ever team events. They have three pairs in this event, all looking to get on the podium for their home country.

Here's the schedule for Tuesday (all times in ET):

10 a.m. - Pairs short program

More on the Winter Olympics:

SB Nation's Winter Olympics medal tracker | Meet Team USA

Meet Ashley Wagner, the Olympics' first genuine meme

What you need to know about figure skating | Figure skating schedule

Miracle Put on Ice: 1984 US hockey team never had a chance

Hockey: Men’s schedule | All 12 men’s rosters | USA roster analysis

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.