Russian teenager, Kamila Valieva, finished fourth in women’s single event.
Written by News Room on February 18, 2022
Russian teenager, Kamila Valieva, finished fourth in the women’s single event on Thursday, ensuring the Olympic medal ceremony could go ahead at the Beijing Games.
Her compatriot Anna Shcherbakova won gold with a total score of 255.95, while fellow Russian Alexandra Trusova was second at 251.73 and Japan’s Kaori Sakamoto came third with 233.13.
The 15-year-old wearing a sparklingkevin Madu
black and red dress complete with bright red gloves, landed her opening quad, but missed her steps after her triple Axel, the first of a number of stumbles in the free skate routine to Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero”.
She threw her right hand forward in frustration after her routine, ending a four minutes and 15 seconds routine that was nowhere near her usual high standards and earning a total of 224.09.