Russia’s two-time world champion in figure skating, Evgenia Medvedeva won silver at the 2018 Winter Games. In an OAR one-two, Medvedeva won silver in ladies’ figure skating, while Alina Zagitova won gold.
Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has been attacked on social media following her inclusion for the World Figure Skating Championships at the expense of Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, with many hoping the latter would be selected.
Russian figure skating ace Evgenia Medvedeva sealed her first major victory this season, finishing first at the Russian Cup where she leapfrogged Elizaveta Tuktamysheva in the battle to represent Russia at the World Championships.
Russian figure skating stars Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Evgenia Medvedeva will vie for the third and final spot on the national team, competing in a battle at the Cup of Russia in Veliky Novgorod this week.