Skater protect their pupils from bullying colleagues.
The news that the Olympic champion Yulia Lipnitskaya finished my career, shocked the whole country. And again scandal! It became known that the other winner games in Sochi Adelina Sotnikova will not represent Russia at the Olympics in 2018 and will not appear in season 17/18, G. G., stated the trainer of the sportswoman, the notorious Evgeni Plushenko. The reason for this is a long — standing injury Sotnikova, which, however, does not prevent her to participate in the ice show. Because of this, many colleagues skater spoke negatively about her relationship to the main business of life. Evgeni Plushenko did not stay aside and publicly supported Adeline in this difficult time.
“Adelinka, I’m 34, went through 15 operations, wrote Eugene in a personal blog. My coach believed in me when no one didn’t believe in me and everything was funny. But we with Alexey Nikolaevich Mishin won four Olympic medals in the last four Olympiads for Russia, for our great Sporting nation! Although it’s not the easiest period in your life and many of my colleagues, who recently applauded you and praise you, now give very strange comments. You’re a Great athlete! Let me remind you all! The first in the history of Russian women’s figure skating — Olympic Champion! Instead of supporting a girl with a severe ankle injury, which is not easy, you pounced on the girl! Adelinka, I know how hard it is, he went through it. I am ashamed of my colleagues, was a shame!Fellow trainers, she is a member of the national team of the Russian team, not the enemy! You of all people should know what to athlete injury, serious injury! Dear beloved girl, I and all your fans believe in your return, sometimes we have great desire, but to deal with health and with the strongest contenders outside of human capabilities. Selecive injury and go on, Adelka, if health and strength, and I will always support you as a friend, athlete, coach and as a person!”