Russian skater falls, Canada’s hockey redemption, Shiffrin’s ongoing nightmare, occur when you slept in Beijing.
At the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, Thursday marked another packed auction day. Here is a tidy recap for those sleeping during the competitive events during late-night, which occurred or early morning hours for many US viewers.
Kamila Valieva is known as a Russian teen figure skater, and she is suffered several falls during her free skate routine, finishing in Beijing, resulting in a fourth-place. In the event, Struggles of Valieva mean that there will be a medal ceremony, one headlined by Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra Trusova or her fellow Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team members, who finished first and second respectively. Earned the bronze medal by Japanese skater Kaori Sakamoto.
At the center of controversy, Valieva has been as a positive, drug test cast doubt on whether she’d be permitted to compete in December. However, on Monday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) cleared her to compete. However, the IOC had announced that if Valieva earned a podium position, the Olympic sports would not hold a precious medal ceremony. That type of awkward; reality never came to pass.
Through the venue, Amid chants of “Kamila, Kamila, Kamila” ringing in her eyes, the Russian left the rink with tears, wrapping up an emotional and incredibly trying Beijing Winter Olympic experience.