Adelina Sotnikova: “I dedicated my victory to parents”
Adelina Sotnikova, who became the Russia’s National Champion, said that devotes her second gold medal of the national Championships to coaches and relatives.
Elena Buyanova – Vodorezova’s student, which held the second place after the short program, skated flawlessly her free skate performance which allowed her to take the first step of the podium.
“I did everything that is conceived and I executed all the elements – told 14-year-old athlete. – I was on the ice with a good attitude and I am glad that I won. I’m glad I made the pleasant to my coach, choreographer, parents and grandparents. Also, my father recently had a birthday, so it’s a gift to him too.”
Comparing the victory in the Russian Championships two years ago and the present, Sotnikova noted that this time did not expect that she will be the National Champion.
“I just came to show what I can do, – said Adelina. – In the past year I failed to win since before the championships I was sick. And this year I have had the events of the Junior Grand Prix, including the Final. It was a little bit easier” – quoted the figure skater RIA Novosti.