100 Ice Skaters To Fight At 2019 European Figure Skating Championships In Minsk

The 2019 European Figure Skating Championships is right around the corner and Minsk is ready for it. What about you?

There is no excuse for not seeing that show.

Two years ago Belarus’ capital was awarded the right to host the 2019 European Figure Skating Championships on 21-27 January 2019.

Since then a lot of work has been done to make sure the participants, visitors and spectators will get the most out of it.

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Over 100 leading figure skaters from all around Europe will come to Minsk to compete for the titles of Europe champions.

The best ones will be awarded medals in men’s singles, ladies’ singles, pairs, and ice dancing disciplines.

To get the best views, see the athletes at arm’s end and feel their emotions – book the tickets beforehand.

Enjoying the whole program of the championship will cost you about BYN 100-250 or $50-125.

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One of the highlights of the event is a festive gala concert. Besides, there will be play and sports grounds for kids, quests and interactive master classes for the whole family.

While for fans the championship is a holiday of sports and art, for athletes it is another serious step on the way to the Olympic Games 2022 in Beijing.

Preliminary schedule

Monday, 21 January: official training

Tuesday, 22 January: official training

Wednesday, 23 January: 11pm women  – short program; 6pm – opening ceremony; 18.45 – pairs – short program

Thursday, 24  January: 12pm – men – short program; 7mp – pairs – free program

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Friday, 25 January: 11.30pm – dancing on ice – rhythmic dance; 6mp – women – free program

Saturday, 26 January: 11.15pm – men – free program; 16.25 pm – ice dancing – free dance

Sunday, 27 January: 3pm – gala concert

Source: TUT.BY

Photo credit: DÍA EL CORREO