Hae Jim Kim of Korea won the ladies short program with a gap of just 1.4 ahead of Barbie Long who is in second place.
The fifteen years old Kim skated with quality and showing a good interpretation of the Boheme. She earned 53.64 points doing a triple toe-triple toe combo (with an under-rotation on the second jump) a good triple flip and double axel in the second half of the program.
Hae Jim Kim's short program
Barbie Long (USA) earned 52.24 with a very confident short program that included a very high triple lutz-triple toe combo, a triple flip, taken from the wrong edge and under rotated, and the double axel.