The Russian skater was nominated for the title of sportswoman of the year


Alina Sagatavoto: Alexander vilf / RIA Novosti

Russian figure skater Alina Sagitova included in the list of nominees for the title of sportswoman of the year by the Women’s sports foundation (WSF). Voting is available on the official website of the organization.

16-year-old Sagitova vying for the title of sportswoman of the year among the representatives of individual sports. Also among the eight nominees of representatives of the United States and one sportswoman from Germany.

The winner will be determined in voting of fans, as well as members of the special Committee. The voting will last until August 3. The award ceremony will be held on October 17 in new York.

At the Olympics in Pyeongchang, held in February of 2018, Sagitova won gold in the individual competition and was the silver medalist in the national team of Russia in team standings.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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