Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin, commenting on the situation around the new program of figure skater Pyotr Gumennik, said that it was necessary to take a more responsible approach to the choice of music.
On Saturday, during the skating trials of the Russian national team, the country’s vice-champion Gumennik performed a short program from last season. Earlier, during a master class at Tamara Moskvina’s club, he presented his program to the music of the German group Rammstein, which they performed for him this season. After his performance at Megasport, Gumennik told reporters that he was prohibited from skating a new short program to the song Rammstein. It later turned out that this was due to a letter of complaint sent to the Russian Sports Ministry and the All Winter Sports Federation.
– Is this really such a problem? It is the competence of the federation to make a decision. We need to take a more responsible approach to the choice of music,” reports the correspondent of , according to Matytsin’s words.
Source : MatchTV
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