Tuktamysheva may withdraw from the nationals

Elizaveta Tuktamisheva

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, who leads ladies after the short program at the Russian championships, may withdraw from the competitions due to illness.

Latest update: Elizaveta Tuktamysheva will participate at free skating.

“Lisa fell ill. As for her participation at free skating, we will decide it later. We still have time and everything will depend on the state of her health.” said Svetlana Veretennikova, one of Liza’s coaches, this morning to R-Sport.

Tuktamysheva takes lead after the short program at the Russian figure skating championships, ahead of three-time national champion Adelina Sotnikova and 2012 Junior Grand Prix Final champion Elena Radionova.

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