Duma from the State, the triumphant Olympic warrior Irina Rodnina talked about the problems in human skating in Russia. His words guide "Soviet Sports".
Rodnina said psychological problems are affecting talented athletes. In his opinion, in the figures in the Russian scatter system, errors have been made, which are being affected in recent years.
The Olympic hero announced that special attention to Evgeny Plushenko had hurt the Russian kilt. "We built it up for a long time, worrying the other players:" Are you going out? Wait, Plus Plus. "The director, the hero must be raised, and I did not notice this in any athlete after Plushenko," she said.
At the last World Cup in Japan, Mikhail Kolyada had the best run by the Russians, who finished the sixth (262.44 points). The first place went to Nathan Chen (323.42 American points) – the gap from Kolyada was over 60 points. Two other Russian skippers Andrei Lazukin and Alexander Samarin took 10th and 12th places.