Alina Sagatavoto: Mr Song / RIA Novosti
Russian figure skater Alina Sagitova commented on performance at the European Championships in Minsk. Her words TASS reports.
“What I ranked in the top three, okay. That was the second. I could be left with nothing. Happy silver medal, but we wanted to do better,” admitted 16-year-old skater.
25 Jan skater has performed with arbitrary programs. Before the start of the competition Sagitova was in the lead in the overall standings of the tournament, but failed to keep the advantage. According to the results of arbitrary and short programs was the strongest Russian Sophia Samodurova. Sagitova won silver.
Held in Saransk the championship of Russia Sagitova took fifth place. Despite this result, it still got a place in the national team of Russia, as the winners of the national championship were not allowed to participate in the championship of Europe because of their age.
Sagitova — Olympic champion. She has also won the European championship in 2018.
Video, photo All from Russia.