What happened to the Russian figure skater?
Kamila Valieva, Russian skaters banned from world championships after Ukraine invasion. The Russian figure skating trio of Kamila Valieva, Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra Trusova will not be allowed to compete at this month’s world championships in Montpellier, France.
What happened with the 15-year-old Russian figure skater?
BEIJING — The 15-year-old star of Russia’s figure skating team who powered it to a win in the team figure skating competition tested positive for a banned substance weeks before the Beijing Olympics, throwing into question her team’s gold medal and her continued participation in the Games.
What happened to the Olympic Russian skater?
Valieva reportedly tested positive for trimetazidine, a heart medication banned in and out of competition by the WADA. Shortly after, the IOC postponed the figure skating team event’s medal ceremony.
What happened to the Russian female skater?
Russian skater Kamila Valieva fails to medal amid controversy. Russian star Kamila Valieva burst into tears Thursday as she missed out on a medal in the women’s figure skating after a performance filled with mistakes and haunted by the doping saga that has come to dominate the Winter Olympics.
What happened to the 15-year-old Olympic skater?
Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old Russian figure skater who was controversially allowed to participate in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics amid a doping scandal, failed to medal in the women’s free skate program despite being the heavy favorite in the event.
Is Russian figure skater disqualified?
The top court in sports released the full 41-page report supporting its decision that barring Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old star Russian skater who faces a potential disqualification for doping, from the Olympics would have risked causing her “irreparable harm.”
What happened to the 15-year-old skater in the Olympics?
Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva has failed to win a medal at the Winter Olympics after falling several times in her final routine. The 15-year-old, who controversially failed a drugs test before the Games began, was in tears on the ice at the end of her performance in the individual event.
Did the 15-year-old Russian skater fall?
Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old Russian figure skater star mired in a doping scandal, continues to dominate the news at the Bejing Olympics. On Thursday, she stumbled in the medal round, coming in fourth.
Why did Trusova not win gold?
Trusova fell on a triple axel — the most difficult triple jump — in the short program, and finished fourth. Quad jumps are not permitted for women in the short program. Trusova has never landed the triple axel in competition.