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– I am satisfied with my performance and I am glad that my coaches appreciated it too. There are always some more goals. Today I gave my best, but there is always room for development – said 15-year-old Walijewa.
Her countryman Jelizaveta Tuktamyszwa, the world champion from 2015, took the second place. American Mariah Bell was third.
The penultimate, 11th position was taken by the representative of Poland, Jekaterina Kurakova, who was already sure of a promotion to next year’s Winter Olympics – 56.43 points.
Tomono drives in men
Among men, the Japanese Kazuki Tomono turned out to be the best, with 0.44 points. ahead of Georgian Morisi Kwitelashvili. Another Japanese representative, Yuzuru Hanyu, is not starting. A two-time Olympic champion is struggling with an ankle contusion.
The competition in Sochi will last until Sunday and is the penultimate in the GP cycle this season.
The finals are scheduled for December 9-12 in Osaka, Japan.
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Author: br / TG
Source: Eurosport.pl; PAP