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
May in Beijing is almost the beginning of summer, the temperature exceeded 35 ℃, but one pair still worked hard on various movements on the ice rink. This year she is 20 years old, he is 23 years old, in her eyes he is stubborn, a little “stupid”, but, of course, always showing concern, like an older brother; in his eyes she is able to endure difficulties, she has a wide soul, and at the same time she is very smart.
They are partners in pair skating in the Chinese figure skating team, the girl’s name is Sui Wenjing, and the young man is Han Tsun. Shortly before that, they won a silver medal at the 2015 World Figure Skating Championships. After the performance, their tears of tenderness touched the audience to the core. After all, this is their first medal at the World Cup in all those 8 years that they are professionally engaged in ice skating.
Tears after the race
Let’s go back two months ago. On March 26, in Shanghai, the second day of the 2015 World Figure Skating Continue reading
The crime is committed. One “little girl” was killed. But the Russian Figure Skating Federation believes that everything is fair. The Fontanka Sports Department talks about a high-profile scandal in Russian sports that hit Petersburgers – Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Stanislav Konstantinova.
“You killed her.” Why did the Petersburgers have to go to the World Cup, and Medvedev is going
In its cruelty in world sport, little can be compared with Russian women’s figure skating. Here they put glass in their skates, fans wish the experts who criticize their idols death. But the murder came for the first time. They killed a little girl. The crime was reported by St. Petersburg skater Elizabeth Tuktamysheva, commenting on the choice of composition for the World Cup in Japan, which will be held Continue reading