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    Olympic Athlete from Russia Alina Zagitova, winner of the gold medal in the women's figure skating at the XXIII Winter Olympic Games, during the award ceremony.

    Russian Olympic Champion Zagitova Opens Up About Her Personal Life

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    The 15-year-old figure skater has revealed what she thinks about boys and her sporting career.

    Alina Zagitova, Russian figure skater and 2018 Olympic champion, said that she is not ready for a romantic relationship and considers all boys as friends.

    The young athlete told SportExpress that she has not even thought about having a boyfriend.

    "No (laughs). It didn't even cross my mind. First, I am too young. Second, I need to think about sports first of all. Now I'm only ready for friendship and nothing else," Zagitova said.

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    The young woman is a 2018 Olympic champion. She notably won the first gold for the Olympic Athletes from Russia team at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The figure skater also set a new world record during the short program, receiving 82.92 points for her performance.


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