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 Olympic figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has spoken exclusively to RT about becoming a two-time Olympic silver medalist, despite political pressure at the recent PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Two-time Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia will miss the upcoming World Figure Skating Championship in Milan, Italy, to have treatment on a leg injury she suffered before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics.
Russian skater Evgenia Medvedeva, who had long been considered the favorite to win the gold medal, said she did everything in her power to deliver a perfect performance in PyeongChang, where she won silver.
As Russian figure skating stars Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva face off for Olympic gold, RT follows the trials and tribulations the pair have experienced together, as well as their enduring friendship.
Alina Zagitova has taken the lead in the ladies’ short program receiving an incredible 82.92 points from the judges, beating the world record set minutes earlier by Zagitova’s teammate and training partner Evgenia Medvedeva.