Russian figure skaters win gold in all disciplines at World Junior Championships

Mar 11, 2018, 18:51 IST | IANS

Russian figure skaters won gold medals in all disciplines of the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria

Alexandra Trusova
Alexandra Trusova

Russian figure skaters won gold medals in all disciplines of the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Russian female skater Alexandra Trusova earned 225.52 points and won gold in the junior ladies competition, reports Tass news agency. Judges rated technical elements in Trusova's performance at 92.35 points, which is an unofficial world record.

The Russian figure skater made a quad salchow and a quad toe loop for the first time in history in her free programme.

Darya Pavlyuchenko and Denis Khodykin won gold in junior pairs. Anastasia Skoptsova and Kirill Alyoshin were first in the junior ice dance. Alexei Erokhov showed the best result in junior men's skating.

Russian juniors demonstrated a fantastic result at the junior figure skating championships 2018, President of the Russian Figure Skating Federation Alexander Gorshkov told Tass.

"I cannot remember that we had such a successful performance at the junior figure skating championships before. Nine medals out of twelve is simply a fantastic result," Gorshkov said. "I congratulate our juniors' team, all our athletes and, certainly, their coaches," he added.

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