For a complete list of figure skating records, see list of highest scores in figure skating. The following new best scores were set during this competition:. The Olympic Athletes from Russia set two subsequent world records in the short program on February 21, with Evgenia Medvedeva scoring A total of 30 skaters qualified to compete in the event, with each country allowed to only enter a maximum of three. Each country decided the entry of its teams, and athletes winning the quota were not necessarily granted the right to compete. For the short program this was The short program was held on 21 February.