Skater Medvedev called a cheater and encouraged to leave Russia


Eugene, Medvedevthe: Vladimir Trefilov / RIA Novosti

Social media users reacted to the information that the skater Evgeny Medvedev is leaving coach Eteri Tutberidze. Negative comments appeared under a photo in Instagram account athletes.

“Wuss! A cheater! Get out of Russia. And take your marazmatichka Tarasov,” wrote one of the users. “Russian athlete, and all the signature to a photo in a foreign language… one can see that the account is for foreign fans. And isn’t that the first bell that man uncomfortable and awkward in Russia”, — said another.

Some fans of figure skater stood on her side. “Whatever choice you did not, we, your fans, will respect your decision and continue to support you,” expressed the opinion of the user.

4 may “Match TV” reported that Medvedev will cease to work with Tutberidze. A likely candidate for the role of the new coach of female athletes was canadian Brian Orser.

Medvedev’s two — time world and European champion, has twice won the Grand Prix final. At the Olympics in Pyeongchang she won the silver medal, losing to compatriot Aline Sagitova. Under the leadership Tutberidze Medvedev since 2007.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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