European Figure Skating Championships – everything you need to know

The 2022 European Figure Skating Championships are taking place in Tallinn, Estonia from 12th-16th January with British skaters set to feature in every discipline.


Newly crowned British Champion Graham Newberry will be the first on ice as the men’s short program starts the competition tomorrow from 10:05 (GMT). The Pairs event gets underway at 16:45 with Anastasia Vaipan-Law and Luke Digby second on the ice.


Chris Boyadji and Zoe Jones unfortunately had to withdraw from the competition due to testing positive for covid-19.


Natasha McKay, five-times British Champion, will skate on Wednesday from 09:23 when the women’s short program begins. She will be on the ice just three weeks before she travels to Beijing for the Olympic Winter Games. The Pairs free program will follow from 17:00.

The Ice Dance Rhythm Dance opens Friday’s skating with two couples in the draw for Great Britain.


Lilah Fear / Lewis Gibson, who will also be making their Olympic debut in Beijing, will compete alongside Sasha Fear / George Waddell. The men’s European Champion will be decided on Friday from 16:00 as they skate their free program.


Saturday brings the competition to a close, with the Ice Dance Free Dance at 11:35 followed by the Women’s Free program at 16:30.


The entire competition is being broadcast on the ISU YouTube channel and Eurosport.


Schedule (all times GMT)

Wednesday, January 12th

10:05 Men Short Program

16:45 Pairs Short Program


Thursday, January 13th

09:23 Women Short Program

17:00 Pairs Free Program


Friday, January 14th

10:33 Ice Dance Rhythm Dance

16:00 Men Free Program


Saturday, January 15th

11:35 Ice Dance Free Dance

16:30 Women Free Program