Russian Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva, who is in Japan as the Covid-19 crisis rages on, has shown her devotion to figure skating, demonstrating a part of her free routine ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ in the middle of a park.
The two-time world champion, wearing a black face mask, revisited the role of a traditional geisha and presented moves from her last season’s program, which she hailed ‘the best routine’ of her entire sporting career.
“I miss ice,” the 20-year-old wrote, while sharing the video of the improvised spectacle on her Instagram page.
Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has disabled the ability to comment on her Instagram posts. The silver medalist at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games did so after being criticized for not following quarantine rules in Japan.
The skater flew to Japan to take part in the ice show. He was eventually canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the athlete decided not to return to Canada.
The Japanese criticized Medvedeva after posting a video of her dancing in a park. Many users felt that the Russian woman had violated quarantine rules. They demanded that the skater leave the country. ] ]
Two-time world figure skating champion Evgenia Medvedeva has spoken out about her split with famed coach Eteri Tutberidze after she failed to win an Olympic gold.
In a Instagram Live broadcast with French skater Florent Amodio, Medvedeva said she doesn’t regret parting ways with Tutberidze. She insisted that she feels comfortable working with Canadian specialist Brian Orser, who ‘can hear her.’
She moved to Canada right after winning silver at the PyeongChang Games in 2018, ending her 11-year partnership with Tutberidze.
“I did a lot in that sport, I won a lot in figure skating. So I left to work together with a coach like friends. I don’t know if it’s right to say that we are friends with my coach [Orser]. I really feel that we understand each other, we feel each other, and the main thing is tShe also noted that cooperation with Orser had brought her skating to a completely new level, and she now thinks more about delivering a true performance on the ice, not just doing technical elements.
“I totally love jumping, that’s why I’m a single skater. But at the same time, you know, especially when I started to work with Brian and Tracey, I started to love skating. I phat we hear each other. I left for this: to hear and to be heard.” She also noted that cooperation with Orser had brought her skating to a completely new level, and she now thinks more about delivering a true performance on the ice, not just doing technical elements.