On January 9, the opening ceremony of the III Winter Youth Olympic Games took place. Following Austria and Norway, Switzerland takes over the competition for talented athletes. Representatives of 79 countries will compete in sixteen disciplines: biathlon, cross-country skiing, ice hockey, skiing, Nordic combined, short track, speed skating, ski jumping, bobsled, skeleton, sledding, curling, freestyle skiing, sno mountain climbing and, of course, in figure skating.
The composition of the Russian figure skating team YOI-2020:
Girls: Ksenia Sinitsyna, Anna Frolova
Boys: Andrey Mozalev, Daniil Samsonov Continue reading
Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has already twice been a world champion and, by all accounts, was the main contender for the 2018 Winter Olympics gold. This was considered a few weeks before her eighteenth birthday last fall.
At the competitions held in October in Moscow, she laughed at ease. A few months earlier, she embodied on the ice the image of the anime character Sailor Moon in the costume of a Japanese schoolgirl, turning into a superheroine. Then she was the tragic heroine of Tolstoy Anna Karenina and joked: “In this program, I show that I will not be an old maid.”
She wore a toy cat like an amulet and became a prominent representative of the Russian Olympians. She Continue reading
The Moscow stage of the Grand Prix in figure skating was marked by many achievements – the Russians were the first in all kinds of programs, and some of them made personal records at the tournament. But one of the highlights of the tournament was the successful performance of the silver medalist of the Olympic Games – 2018, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva, who six months after the Games decided to move to Canada and begin cooperation with the famous coach Brian Orser.
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Brian Orser: skater Medvedev skates with a certain promise Continue reading