The winner of the first stage of the junior Grand Prix in figure skating, Russian Anna Shcherbakova, will make an attempt to perform a quadruple lutz in a free program of the current season, RIA Novosti's coach Daniil Gleyhengauz said.
On Saturday, the student of Eteri Tutberidze Shcherbakova won first place at the Grand Prix in Bratislava, gaining in the sum of both programs 205.39 points. A day earlier Yegor Rukhin, another skater of the Tutberidze group, took seventh place (187.94) in men's single skating.
"First of all, I would like to congratulate our team - Eteri Georgievna Tutberidze, Sergei Dudakov, Sergei Rozanov, Lyudmila Borisovna Shalashov." They did a great job, they opened the season, "Gleichenhaus said on the phone." Unfortunately, it did not work well in both types men's and women's skating), but Yegor (Rukhin) tried and will work again to show results higher than he did now."
"As for the fourth lute Ani (Shcherbakova), we have repeatedly shown - both solo and in cascades, here in training, but after everyday meetings with the team decided not to take risks and not include lutz in the program because it is not enough As soon as we understand that the level of stability allows it to be put, it will certainly be introduced into the program, at which moment it will happen, until I can definitely say, but precisely in this season, "the coach added.
The interviewer of the agency is pleased that Shcherbakova managed to get in shape after a broken leg. "I am very glad that after that unpleasant trauma she completely recovered and performed at international competitions and won them immediately, her form is currently estimated at 70-80 percent, I can still add and have a lot to work on. plan for slipping, and in terms of rotations. It is necessary that everything be clearer, more confident and faster, "Gleichenhaus said. "Thank you very much to all our fans for their support, we always feel it," the coach said.