Oksana Kazakovite: Vasily Smirnov / TASS
Olympic champion in pair skating Oksana Kazakova came to the defense of a singles skater Evgenia Medvedeva, which was criticized after the failure at the Grand Prix in France. Words Kazakova brings the “Sports day after day”.
“We need to get skates and go her way, and then judge Eugene. Good thing we have in women’s figure skating is such competition. The same story was previously Yevgeny Plushenko and Alexei Yagudin” she said. Kazakova said that between Medvedeva and skater Alina Sagitova there is no conflict.
In addition, Kazakova considers relevant to Medvedeva from the fans biased. “Take Maria Sharapova. She was lost in major tournaments, were caught for doping, but it somehow did not pounce”.
November 24, Medvedev for the first time in his career failed to reach the final of the Grand Prix. On stage in France, it took only fourth place.
After the competition 19-year-old figure skater said that never use social media. The reason for the negativity from some fans. In particular, accusations of betrayal.
In may 2018 Medvedev stopped working with coach Eteri Tutberidze. She has moved to Canada, where her mentor was the local specialist Brian Orser.
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