Photos: Women wow at world figure skating championships

 

The women’s short program takes centre stage on Thursday, Day 2 of the 2013 World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Juulia Turkkila of Finland competes in the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.</div>
 

Juulia Turkkila of Finland competes in the women’s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.

Photograph by: Ronald Martinez, Getty Images

 
<div id="page1">Juulia Turkkila of Finland competes in the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.</div>
Kim Yu-Na of South Korea performs during the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Canada&#8217;s Kaetlyn Osmond performs her short program in the women&#8217;s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in London, Ont.
Mae Berenice Meite competes for France during the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Canada&#8217;s Kaetlyn Osmond smiles after performing her short program in the women&#8217;s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in London, Ont.
Canada&#8217;s Kaetlyn Osmond performs her short program in the women&#8217;s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in London, Ont.
Mao Asada of Japan shushes the crowd as she skates in the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Canada&#8217;s Kaetlyn Osmond performs her short program in the women&#8217;s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in London, Ont.
Viktoria Helgesson of Sweden competes in the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Canada&#8217;s Kaetlyn Osmond performs her short program in the women&#8217;s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in London, Ont.
Jenna McCorkell of Great Britain skates during the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada celebrates after performing her short program in the women&#8217;s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in London, Ont.
Akiko Suzuki of Japan skates in the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Kanako Murakami of Japan competes in the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Canada&#8217;s Kaetlyn Osmond performs her short program in the women&#8217;s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in London, Ont.
Mao Asada competes for Japan in the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Ashley Wagner competes for the United States during the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Elene Gedevanishvili of Georgia falls during the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Kim Yu-Na of South Korea performs during the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Mae Berenice Meite of France skates in the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Carolina Kostner from Italy performs in the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Monika Simancikova of Slovakia performs during the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Elizaveta Tuktamysheva competes for Russia during the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Carolina Kostner of Italy skates in the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Gracie Gold of the United States skates during the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Alena Leonova of Russia skates in the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Gracie Gold of the United States skates during the women&#8217;s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ont., on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada celebrates after performing her short program in the women&#8217;s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in London, Ont.
Canada&#8217;s Kaetlyn Osmond performs her short program in the women&#8217;s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in London, Ont.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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