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Olympic figure skating champion Alina Sagitova was recognized as an Olympic style icon. The vote was arranged by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Twitter.
Sagitova opponent in the final was American figure skater johnny Weir. 18-year-old Russian beat the opponent with 62 percent of the vote. Before this athlete beat the Jamaican runners Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.
On 15 may it became known that Sagitova, despite the suspension of the career, joined the national team of Russia on figure skating for the season 2020/2021. Skater announced a temporary retirement from the sport in December last year. She wasn’t at the tournament this year, but participated in the ice show.
In addition to the victory at the Olympic games, the assets of Sagitova gold of the European and world Championships and finals of the Grand Prix series.
Video, photo All from Russia.