The skater does not intend to repeat the fate of Yulia Lipnitskaya.
Evgeny Medvedev was unpleasantly surprised to learn that a number of media published reports of her departure from coach Eteri Tutberidze. The news appeared in the press the day before and was “filed” as something that “Medvedev repeats the fate of Lipnitskaya”. Today the skater has applied for that is not going to change the coach.
“Dear journalists, calm down! The news is that today I saw on the Internet, brought me to a screeching halt. Do not invent what is not there. Get busy! Leave me and my coach. We continue to work!” — reported on the official website of Federation of figure skating of Russia.
Soon in Milan starts the world championship on figure skating. In light of the upcoming events, the figure skating Federation considers “fake” news about care Medvedeva as a deliberate attempt “to destabilize the situation in the national team of Russia”.
Recall that Eugene returned from South Korea where he performed at the XXIII Olympic games with two silver medals. The rumors that Medvedev may change coach appeared immediately after the final, when Medvedev lost to Aline Sagitova Olympic gold.