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Russian skater wins gold at junior figure skating championships

2017/03/18 22:31:01

Taipei, March 18 (CNA) Alina Zagitova of Russia won the gold medal in the junior ladies category at the 2017 World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Taipei Saturday.

Zagitova obtained a total of 208.60 points after finishing with 138.02 in free skating, both marking her best personal scores.

The silver medal went to Marin Honda of Japan, who received a total score of 201.61, including 133.26 in free skating.

Kaori Sakamoto of Japan won the bronze medal with a total score of 195.54, after ending with 127.76 in free skating.

Taiwan's Amy Lin (林仁語) took 21st place with a total score of 125.91.

(By Lee Chin-wei and Y.F. Low)
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