Alina Sagatavoto: Valery sharifulin / TASS
Olympic figure skating champion Alina Sagitova spoke about the athletes, whom she considers her rivals. Her words leads to “Sport-Express”.
“The Japanese skater did not surprise me, because when I played in the Junior season, I was Dating a Japanese woman jumping triple Axel. Of course, it [the rivalry] is impressive, but it makes going forward,” said Sagitov.
18 Nov skater refused to talk about the rivalry with the Russians Evgenia Medvedeva and Elizaveta Tuktamysheva. According to her, she is thinking primarily about their own results.
The skater won the Grand Prix in Helsinki and in Moscow, thereby securing their participation in the finals of the tournament. On the Russian Grand Prix Sagitova set a world record in the short program.
The final Grand Prix — final tournament series. In this competition in each discipline will participate in the six best skaters identified at the end of the series. The finals will be held from 6 to 9 December in Vancouver.
Video, photo All from Russia.