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    Alina Zagitova, Olympic Athletes of Russia, performs in the women's figure skating free program at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Friday, February 23, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea

    Russian Olympic Champ Zagitova Wins Gold at World Championship in Japan

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    During the competition, 16-year-old Russian athlete Alina Zagitova displayed her mastery, performing a complicated free routine to the Carmen opera by Georges Bizet.

    Russian figure-skater and Olympic champion Alina Zagitova won a gold medal at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships in Japan, securing herself another outstanding victory.

    READ MORE: Russian Figure Skating Champ Zagitova Sets 2nd New Record Since Summer — Reports

    Zagitova achieved a range of mind-blowing achievements in 2018, with the talented figure skater winning a gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics, as well as securing first place at the European Championship.


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