Skater Medvedev escaped injury after a fall at the Grand Prix of Canada

Skater Medvedev escaped injury after a fall at the Grand Prix of Canada

During the short program Russian skater made a mistake in the performance of a triple Lutz and fell during landing


Photo: Yutaka/AFLO

Canadian coach Brian Orser, under the leadership of which stands the figure skater Evgeny Medvedev, spoke on the condition of the athletes after a fall in the short program at the Skate Canada competition. According to him, the girl managed to avoid damage.

«She received absolutely no injuries,» said Orser , «RIA Novosti».

During the short program Medvedev made a mistake while performing a triple Lutz. Landing, the skater fell on the ice, then touched the back side of the rink.


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At the end of Medvedev scored of 62.89 points, which allowed her to take sixth place. Interim leader of the competition was Japanese Rika Kihira, received 81,35 points. Russian figure skater Alexander Trusov took the third place with 74,40 points.

Free program Skate Canada among girls will be held in the night on Sunday. The competition will start at 2:55 Moscow time.

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