Athletistic/ Figure skating. This week, the Russian Figure Skating Championships take place in Chelyabinsk. In women’s single skating, after the short program, Kamila Valieva is in the lead. At the same time, Sofya Muravyova, who performed a triple axel, occupies third place. Valieva praised Muravyova for her performance in an important element.

– I would like to congratulate Sonya Muravyova for performing a triple axel. For most, the goal of the short program is to skate cleanly and skate with a triple axel,” Valieva was quoted as saying by “Championship.”

The Russian champion will be determined after the free program. It is scheduled for Saturday December 23.

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