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 Congress of the International Ice Skating Union (ISU), held in the summer of Spanish Seville, did not consider the issue submitted by the Netherlands Ice Skating Union to raise the lower age limit for skaters participating in adult ISU competitions from 15 to 17 years old. The topic arose shortly before Congress in the form of an urgent proposal, but most delegates voted against including it on the agenda.
Nevertheless, this issue was actively discussed in the media. The IFC magazine tried to figure out the essence, taking as a basis women’s single skating.
Since the first world championship in figure skating, which was held in St. Petersburg in 1896, figure Continue reading