A native of Udmurtia, the silver medalist of the 2021 World Championship, the 2015 World Champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva took part in the show “Vechernii Urgant” (16+) on the federal channel as the captain of the Russian national team at the World Figure Skating Championships in Japan.
A fragment of the program with their participation is available on the YouTube channel of show.
According to her, the Russian team was able to see the country only from the bus window.
The reception was amazing. I think it is very amazing and wonderful for every skater to perform in Japan, because figure skating is one of the most popular sports there. You go out and feel their love, how they worry about you
The skater talked about visits to a sports psychologist, communication with her coach Alexei Mishin. She is now learning how to perform a quadruple lutz.
Recall that the Russian national team became the first for the first time in history gaining 125 points according to the results of the competition. The USA team took the second place (110 points), the Japanese team won the bronze (107 points).