Two-time world champion in figure skating Evgenia Medvedeva admitted that she was pleased with the victory of Japanese figure skater Kaori Sakamoto at the 2023 world championship.
“He is Japanese, but his programs have always been different from Japanese ones: they are always gentle, pastel, soft, clean and elegant. And he has his own style, he has a short haircut, he goes for these jumps, he holds them with a strong grip. And of course I’m happy he won, he deserves it, he’s so cool.” aforementioned Medvedev at a session in the framework of the conference hall “Knowledge”.
On March 24, Sakamoto became the winner of the 2023 World Championship with a score of 224.61. Second place is taken by Korea’s Hae In Lee (220.94). At the end of the tournament, the third place and bronze medal went to Belgian Luna Hendrix (210.42).
It is worth noting that Sakamoto managed to defend his title: he also won the 2022 World Championship.
Earlier it was reported that the honored coach of the USSR Tatyana Tarasova. commented The words of Japanese figure skater Kaori Sakamoto about the return of Russian athletes to international competitions.
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