- This is the biggest tournament in your career. I enjoyed the atmosphere? - At first I did not think, or rather, to adjust itself so that if it is not the World Cup. I do not like to drive themselves, cheat, that I need to be sure to do everything, everything. This I have never been. At first, I was calm, but closer to the start became agitated. Still responsibility. And the fact that the backlog Marin Honda after the short was not a lot of points. And I knew she was on any rolled here purely. Of course, all these thoughts were. But I had to do my own.
- You knew evaluation Marin Honda, which rolled in front of you? - For me, probably a good thing that I do not know English, so the evaluation of its heard but did not understand anything.
- After the short program Russian figure skaters were in the lead in all forms, and after an arbitrary remained only you - as the last hope for gold. - I was not thinking about it. Only after the event saw all of our guys. All the guys tried! Naturally, all athletes want to perform well, the rest of the judges decide.
- What have you learned about yourself in this tournament? - The fact that I have character. And what if before last season, I could not cope with the excitement, with experience, I realized that you need to do. After this World Cup, I realized that you have to be confident, to show greater emotion to raise the second estimate.
- You could say that the stage is a triple lutz - triple ritberger in any program has become a key point of hire? - Yeah, then I understood that the program will go. And then I have such a program is that it has a clear focus, which helped me jump.
- I just wanted to ask how such accuracy? - I coaches so special set program. I have after all jumps in the second half, and that did not seem that I have only one jump, it was necessary to clearly fit musically with the other elements that you can see and components.
In Saransk at the Winter Games of pupils of Russia were contested awards in women's figure skating. And apart from the competition here was again Izhevchanka Alina Zagitova. She was the winner of the All-Russian sports contest.
- The organization has been at a high level here, we were received very warmly. Rivals were strong, but I wanted to skate clean. I did it. All sports are like a building. Now some foundation laid and we are building a career brick by brick. The victory at the Games - another brick. But still ahead! - said Alina Zagitova to the correspondent "of the Federal Sports Reserve Training Center."
Recall that in this season, Alina won the gold medal at the European Youth Festival in Turkey, was the first at the Junior World Championship in Taipei, as well as the final of the Junior Grand Prix in Marseille.
The second place at the Olympics was Russian student Anastasia Gubanova from St. Petersburg, and the third - from Moscow Daria Panenkova.
- You have a great jumping that you want to add in terms of technology, or it may have a limit? - The figure skating, there are no limits. And it is good that it is developing a new generation of skaters that are better and more technical. I am trying to keep up with the young, those who are engaged in our group. I look at them. And if they are doing something better than me, I'm trying to do even better. We have a game in training.
- There are already some plans for the future? - Coaches I picked up music, but has not yet spoken. After the World Cup I stand at the Games, and then training. We skate on the rink until 15 May. Then, hopefully, leave.
- Where are you going? - Most likely, in Izhevsk. Maybe in Turkey or Egypt.
- Where do you like to relax? - Since then, both arrived in Moscow, I love to relax in Izhevsk. There's homes. It's uplifting.
- Missing home? - Of course. The first few months I came, it was very hard to cope with the fact that I do not see family - mom, dad, sister. From this there was some devastation in the shower. But then we began to talk on Skype, and improved mood.
- Have something here already see? - We arrived late on Wednesday. A bit like the shops, bought clothes my mother, sister, vkusnyashek naturally. Maybe today will be able to walk.
- You're the first time in Asia? - Yes. Flight and acclimatization underwent normal. I like it here. Humidity large. Air sea. A lot of greens. In Moscow, it is smaller.
- How will you celebrate the victory? - I'll be back home. Grandma promised me to buy rolls, sushi. I love Japanese food. But it did not take any chances, to try local food. It is still unusual for us.
- In late March, the World Championships in Helsinki, will be rooting for Eugene Medvedev, who is riding with you in the same group? - I'll be on TV to watch and cheer for her.
- And you would like to try his hand at senior level? - Compete with senior - this is a new experience for me. They have been behind much of the competition, and it would be interesting to test myself.
The native of Udmurtia Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Alina Zagitova will perform on two stages of the Grand Prix of the season 2017-2018.
Figure skaters will take part in the Cup of China, which will be held in Beijing from 3 to 5 November and on the Internationaux de France in Grenoble from 17 to 19 November.
Recall Alina Zagitova won the World Figure Skating Championships and the primacy of Russia in the same category. And Elizabeth Tuktamysheva recently announced her new program, which is for her to choreographed by Adam Sol from Hungary.