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    Russian Olympic champion in figure skating, Adelina Sotnikova, will not be performing at the Russian Grand Prix series due to injuries.

    Russian Figure Skating Champion Sotnikova to Miss Grand Prix Final in Japan

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    Russian Olympic champion in figure skating, Adelina Sotnikova will miss both the Russian Grand Prix series and the final series in Japan due to foot injuries.

    MOSCOW, November 9 (RIA Novosti) — Russian Olympic champion in figure skating, Adelina Sotnikova, will not be performing at the Russian Grand Prix series due to injuries, forcing her to miss the final series in Japan as well, her trainer Elena Buyanova told RIA Novosti.

    “I flew in today from China, particularly to clarify the situation regarding Adelina. Nothing completely terrible has happened, on Wednesday we have a consultation with a German doctor, after which we will be able to clarify on the healing period. But we will definitely not make it to Japan,” Buyanova said.

    On Thursday, Sotnikova got a foot injury, on which a cast was put. It became known that due to these injuries the figure skater is compelled to miss the Russian Grand Prix series.

    Sotnikova is a five-time medalist on the Grand Prix series, and a four-time Russian national champion.

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