A few days ago 19-year-old Evgenia Medvedeva suffered a bitter defeat in the qualifying stage of the Grand Prix of figure skating didn’t make the finals of the competition. After some time the skater was able to gather my emotions and to give the first comments about this. In an interview to Russian media, the athlete admitted that because of his failure, was subjected to this harassment of Internet users and had to protect themselves from social networks.
This amount of negativity and, most interestingly, such amount of hatred I didn’t expect. I need to learn to live with it. To me it is getting easier, I help my family and close friends, but you cannot shut out the dome. The Board “Eugene, don’t read it” does not work. I am not in social networks. My page in Instagram are other people. Agents. So I abdicated the social networks, I was almost there,
— open up a skater in an interview with reporters.
However, Evgeny Medvedev admitted that he regrets that can’t read all the words of support from their loyal fans, but also to return to the social network she does not intend.
To support the athlete hastened by well-known Russian figure skating coach Tatiana Tarasova. In an interview with Russian television, she admitted that amazed the amount of negativity that befell on the young skater.
I read it myself, my hair stand on end. Just snapped, like raw flesh. Write that the sight of her so angry. Yes, so they failed! Where did she get the evil eye? She had the look, unfortunately, confused. To sling mud at her without end and without end to teach her what she needs to do in life… This girl, who glorifies his country! She has such age. Who wants a long ride, it must survive destruction,
— emotionally spoke Tarasov.
By the way, in a recent conversation with journalists Eugenia also admitted that the last time she all the more difficult to perform elements of figure skating that before it clicked as nuts.
Now I changed all my body has changed — it’s completely different,
— admitted Eugene.
In one interview, Eugene also explained the reason for the departure from his trainer Eteri Tutberidze to canadian Brian Orser. Medvedev admitted that he made this decision because they wanted development in their career.
I grew up and I wanted to prove themselves. In the creative plan. I have to show new work. To combine two schools — Russian and canadian,
By the way, after the insulting defeat in the qualifying stage of the Grand Prix of figure skating, the athlete did not give up and now intends to work with even greater force, to truly prove himself at the next competition.
Evgeny Medvedev and Alina Sagitova