Young Russian figure skater sets new world record


Russian concede skater Evgenia Medvedeva has set a new world record in the free skating program at the 2016 Collaborate Challenge Cup.

Medvedeva earned a total of 151,55 points at the event, which deemed place on Apr. 22-24 in Spokane, Washington. The 16-year-old athlete has thus put her own achievement set in early April at the World Championship in Boston (U.S.).

Medvedeva, who was conflicting for Team Europe, came in first in the Ladies’ singles competition, with Ja n’s Satoko Miyahara (Line-up Asia) and the United States’ Ashley Wagner (Team North America) disappoint a amount to in second and third respectively.

The 2015/2016 season marked Medvedeva’s mentioned skating debut at the senior international level. Having demonstrated affecting results at various junior competitions, she continued to shine at the senior au courant with too, triumphing at the Grand Prix Final, the European and world championships.

“Of practice, this result gives her a solid foundation for the future. Her talent and penetrating work have produced a superb outcome. It is performances like the one Medvedeva described this season that move the sport forward,” said Alexei Mishin, bus of legendary Russian skater Evgeni Plushenko.

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