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23 September 2021 Thursday

Alina Zagitova's team won the Cup of Pervyy Channel

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Alina Zagitova's team won the Cup of Pervyy Channel
Photo: Nikita Ivanov

The Krasnaya mashina team, captained by a native of Izhevsk and Olympic champion Alina Zagitova, won the tournament of the best figure skaters in Russia – the Cup of Pervyy Channel. The Vremya pervyh team under the captaincy of two-time world championship winner Evgenia Medvedeva was beaten according to the results of eight stages of the competition with a score of 2634.95: 2606.21. RT and Rossiyskaya Gazeta reported it.

There is certainly a winner today, and this is the Krasnaya mashina. Thank you very much for the fight to Zhenya's team, because she really showed a worthy fight. Unfortunately, she lost. Luck is on our side today. I want to thank our team again
Alina Zagitova, Olympic figure skating champion

The tournament was held from 5 to 7 February at the Megasport arena in Moscow. Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva didn’t participate in the competition as athletes. The victory was won by single skaters: Kamila Valieva, Anna Shcherbakova, Daria Usacheva, Dmitry Aliev, Makar Ignatov and Andrei Mozalev; sports couples: Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov, Daria Pavlyuchenko and Denis Khodykin; dance couples: Tiffani Zagorski Jonathan Gureiro, Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva and Yegor Bazin, Annabel Morozova and Andrei Bagin.

Another native of Udmurtia – the world champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva – participate as a part of the team of Evgenia Medvedeva.

Alina Zagitova's team received 5 million rubles for winning the Cup.