Russian figure skaters have long prevailed in pairs, ice-dancing and single events at world championships and Olympics. At PyeongChang 2018, Olympic athletes from Russia won three medals in ladies’ single skating.
Japanese figure skating star Rika Kihira secured victory at the ISU Grand Prix Final in Canada as Russian sensation Alina Zagitova was forced to settle for second and compatriot Elizaveta Tuktamysheva claimed third.
Japanese figure skating star Rika Kihira has stolen the show at the Grand Prix final in Vancouver, Canada, delivering a stunning short program performance and breaking the world record set by Russia’s Alina Zagitova.
After Russian figure skating star Elizaveta Tutktamysheva took off part of her costume during a performance at the Canada Grand Prix, the ‘striptease’ trend is taking over the sport’s community with more athletes joining in.
Russian figure skating star Elizaveta Tuktamysheva has delighted fans with her racy routines so far this season, but she’s revealed the one thing that for her can beat the highs of performing on the ice.