Media reported about the intention of the skater Medvedeva to play for another country

Women’s portal broke out on Monday evening, the sensational news that the favorite of the audience, 18-year-old silver medalist of the Olympics-2018 figure skater Evgeny Medvedev is mulling a decision to begin to play for another country. It leans because of a serious conflict with coach Eteri Tutberidze, who also prepared the Olympic Champions Yulia Lipnitskaya and Alina Sagitova. Later Medvedev, Tutberidze and the site FSFR has denied this information.


Evgeny Medvedev (right) and Eteri Tutberidze.

The portal refers to the information received from their sources. The report said that disagreements between Evgenia Medvedeva and Eteri Tutberidze forced the athlete to leave a coach.

In addition, Medvedev made it our goal to represent figure skating another country. The article States that while the skater was not determined this final decision.

While no official comment. It is also unknown that could spoil the relationship with the athletes coach, in which it is engaged from 8 years.

Earlier Medvedev has declared that intends to participate in the next Olympic games, to still win gold.

Later on the website of the Federation of figure skating of Russia issued a statement with indignation about the fake articles on the SNC portal. There also put a message from a person Medvedeva: “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!”

Tutberidze also told the newspaper “Sport Express” that she and Medvedev first heard about the care of athletes.

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