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Medvedeva skates into 2nd in short program at European champs after newcomer & touted rival Zagitova

Russian first-year senior Alina Zagitova has taken the lead at the figure skating European championship in Moscow, outscoring her teammate and the reigning title holder Evgenia Medvedeva by 2 points. A debutante at the European championship, Zagitova demonstrated a near flawless skating in the short program on Thursday, nailing all of her jumps, including a rarely seen triple Lutz-triple loop ...

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Russian figure skating sensation Medvedeva to make Euro Championships comeback after leg injury

Russian world figure skating champion Evgenia Medvedeva is set to take part in the pre-Olympic European Championships in Moscow, less than two months after fracturing her leg. The Russian skater has not lost a single competition since November 2015, establishing herself as the strong favorite to clinch the coveted Olympic title at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, which will kick ...

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‘I thought ‘clean’ Russian athletes had nothing to worry about’ – figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva

Russian figure skating world champion Evgenia Medvedeva has said she was trying not to “pay attention to the negative news related to Russian sports” before an IOC meeting to decide on the country’s participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Medvedeva was part of the Russian delegation that attended the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board meeting on Tuesday ...

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Russian figure skater Medvedeva wows fans at Japan Grand Prix

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 15:41 Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva has extended her impressive two-year winning streak after dominating the women’s short program at the figure skating Grand Prix event in Osaka, Japan. Read more The two-time world title holder took first spot at the NHK Trophy, posting the meet high of 79.99, but failing to exceed the her own mark ...

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Russian skater Medvedeva laughs off fall before winning Grand-Prix season opener

Published time: 24 Oct, 2017 12:59 Reigning world figure skating champion Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia won the season-opening Grand Prix event in Moscow at the weekend, laughing off a fall on a double axel in the process. Medvedeva, who has remained unrivaled over the last two years, started her Olympic campaign with a solid victory at the Rostelecom Cup in ...

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