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Kovtun called the Russian skaters cold-blooded after the short program at the European Championship

Four-time Russian champion Maxim Kovtun shared his opinion on the performance of Russian figure skaters in men’s single skating at the European Championships in Tallinn, Estonia.

“I am very happy for the guys. I hope that they will continue to perform in the free program in the same spirit. I was very glad that the guys were calm, confident and cold-blooded, “- quotes Kovtun “Championship”

In his opinion, the Russians are at ease, and this inspires optimism for the future in Russian men’s figure skating.

“The rentals for all three guys are amazing, they gave the maximum. The whole fight is ahead. The guys fight together and on an equal footing, ”added Kovtun.

18-year-old Andrei Mozalev is leading after the short program, having correctly performed the skate with two quadruple jumps and received 99.76 points from the judges. Thus, he set a personal best.

Behind him are compatriots Mark Kondratyuk (99.6) and Evgeny Semenenko (99.4).

Previously Olympic champion in ice dancing Natalya Bestemyanova statedthat she has great impressions of the performance of Russian figure skaters at the European Championship.

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