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Russian figure skater Anna Shcherbakova became the Olympic champion

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Alexandra Trusova became the silver medalist.

BEIJING, 17 February. /TASS/. Russian figure skater Anna Shcherbakova won the gold medal in women's singles at the Beijing Olympics. In the sum of the short and free programs, the athlete scored 255.95 (80.20 + 175.75) points.

Silver was won by the Russian woman Alexandra Trusova (251.73; 74.60 + 177 ,thirteen). The Japanese Kaori Sakamoto (233.13; 79.84 + 153.29) became the owner of the bronze medal. Russian Kamila Valieva, who was in the lead after the short program, became the fourth (224.09: 82.16 + 141.93). Kamila Valieva fell twice in the free program, making mistakes during the execution of the triple salchow and the quadruple sheepskin coat.

Alexandra Trusova became the first athlete in history to complete five jumps four turns in one box office. In the free program, the Russian woman performed a quadruple flip, a quadruple salchow, a quadruple toe loop with a stepout (a mistake when an athlete leans on the second leg when landing - approx. TASS), a quadruple lutz with a triple toe loop and a quadruple lutz.

At the second Olympics in a row, Russian figure skaters take the first two places in single skating, at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Alina Zagitova won the gold medal, Evgenia Medvedeva became the silver medalist. At the third Olympics in a row, a Russian figure skater won the women's singles skating, and at the 2014 Games in Sochi, Adelina Sotnikova became the Olympic champion. Before the 2014 Games, the only Russian woman who had a prize at the Olympics was Irina Slutskaya, who won the silver of the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City and the bronze of the 2006 Olympics in Turin. In the Soviet period, the only domestic athlete medalist of the Games wasKira Ivanova (bronze at the 1984 Olympics in Sarajevo).

Anna Shcherbakova17 years old. The Russian woman is the current world champion and three-time winner of the Russian championships.Alexandra Trusova is 17 years old, she is the bronze medalist of the 2021 World Championships, the Russian woman also became the bronze medalist of the European Championships twice and the bronze medalist of the Grand Prix Final. Both figure skaters train under the guidance of Eteri Tutberidze and represent the Khrustalny branch of the Sambo-70 Sports and Education Center.

The awards ceremony for the medalists will take place on Friday. Earlier, the press service of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that the awards ceremony following the results of individual competitions for figure skaters at the Beijing Olympics will not take place ifKamila Valieva enters the top three. The ceremony of awarding the winners and prize-winners of the team tournament was cancelled.

History of Valieva

On February 7, the Russian national figure skating team, which included Kamila Valieva b>, Mark Kondratyuk, Anastasia Mishina and Alexander Gallyamov, Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov b>, won gold at the Beijing Olympic Games in the team tournament. The International Doping Testing Agency (ITA) reported on February 11 that the awards ceremony for the winners and prize-winners of the team tournament was postponed due to the positive result of the doping test of Kamila Valieva, which was passed on December 25. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) imposed a temporary suspension on the skater on February 8, which she successfully challenged the next day. The IOC, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Skating Union filed appeals against this decision.

On Monday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) did not uphold the appeals of the IOC, WADA and ISU against the decision of the RUSADA disciplinary committee to lift the provisional suspension from< b> Kamila Valieva. On Tuesday, the head of the IOC disciplinary commission, Denis Oswald, reported that the banned substance trimetazidine entered the body of a Russian figure skater with a product that her grandfather used. Denis Oswald noted that this argument played in favor of lifting the temporary suspension of the athlete.

Kamila Valieva is 15 years old, she trains under the guidance of Eteri Tutberidze< /b>. The figure skater is the current champion of Russia and Europe, she holds world records in the short (90.45 points), free (185.29) and total programs (272.71).

The Olympic Games will end on February 20.< br>

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