Moscow, November 12. Russian figure skater, Elisabeth Tuktamysheva, announced his decision to refuse to take part in the December Challenge of the Golden Spin Challenger series in Zagreb Croatia.
This Athlete reported on the Twitter social network. In this case, the girl did not reveal any details.
"Official announcement: I have to pull it back (from the tournament – FAN Note). Sorry," wrote the figure.
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: WE DO WE DO NOT PROTECT
We sorry … pic.twitter.com/V6YD3fd2Re
– Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (@TuktikLiza) November 12, 2018
The tournament will take place in Zagreb between 5 and 12 December. At the same time, from December 5 to December 9 in Vancouver, the final stage of the Grand Prix will be held, where Tuktamysheva was chosen according to two-stage results in Canada and Japan, and this is the reason for the athlete to be refused take part in Golden Spin.
Recall that the winner of the Russian figure in the second phase of the Grand Prix in Canada is winning first place. In the short and free program, the athlete scored 203.32 points. It's worth noting that the 21-year-old Tuktamysheva for the first time since the 2014/15 season won first place at the Grand Prix stage. The last time Russia has won the stage in China.
Tuktamysheva is a world champion, in 2015, the Russian woman won gold at the European Championships.