Athletistic/ Figure skating. Choreographer Alexei Zheleznyakov, who previously worked in Eteri Tutberidze’s team, reacted sharply to Megan Duhamel’s recent interview.

Earlier, the Canadian said that Russian figure skaters should be banned from competing for other countries.

“Racism can be found in Duhamel’s words. She is probably very afraid of Russian athletes,” Zheleznyakov was quoted as saying by Match TV.

Since the end of February 2022, Russian figure skaters have been suspended from international tournaments. The World and European Championships are taking place without them.

The FFKKR made a statement regarding the possible participation of figure skaters in the 2026 Olympic Games