The athlete made the difficult decision to move away from coach Eteri Tutberidze and play for another country. Supposedly during the past games between the skater and her coach have any unresolved differences. Silver medalist Evgeny Medvedev commented on the situation.
The Olympics is over, and passions around the winners do not cease. The focus was again Evgeny Medvedev. 18-year-old skater won the silver medal at the games in Pyeongchang, giving the first place to a younger teammate, 15-year-old Aline Sagitova. Many figure skating fans were unhappy with the results of the competition, considering that the gold deserved it Medvedev, as the older and more experienced athlete. Later on Eugene admitted that he too was upset, but no one but himself does not blame in defeat. “If you lose, at some point you were weaker,” said Medvedev.
Amid the post-Olympic sentiment in some media appeared unexpected information. Insiders said that Evgeny Medvedev took the decision to part with coach Eteri Tutberidze and even considering to continue to play for another country. The reason it was called the conflicts that allegedly arose during the Olympics between Eugenia and her mentor.
The girl was outraged by this news, and she was denied information by contacting the public on the official website of Federation of figure skating.
“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. Get busy! Leave me and my coach. We continue to work!” – said Evgeny Medvedev.
Medvedev coached by Eteri Tutberidze eight. This mentor deals and Alina Sagitova. Despite the fact that girls on ice the main rivals, they are friends, what say in every interview.
Eteri Tutberidze coach, to translate into reality the dream of our skaters about the victory
In the Federation of figure skating of Russia expressed indignation to distribute “fake” information that destabilizie situation in the national team. And stressed that “reserves the right to take all necessary measures to protect the honor of our athletes and coaches,” said in a statement on fsrussia.ru.
Eugene has repeatedly stated that it intends to fight for Olympic gold, now in 2022 in Beijing. In the meantime, she is actively preparing for the immediate competition, on 19th of March will start the World championship in Milan. Fans hope that she will be able to take part in them. Because again, the rumors that Eugene tormented by an old leg injury and she may need surgery. Surgical intervention would endanger the participation of athletes in competitions. However, the situation will become clear after a complete medical examination.