Sotnikova wins Olympic figure skating gold

Russia News.Net
Friday 21st February, 2014

Russia’s Adelina Sotnikova cashed in on home ice advantage to win the Olympic women’s figure skating gold medal here.

The 17-year-old won free skating in 149.95 points for a winning total of 224.59 Thursday. South Korean Kim Yuna, bidding to be the first woman figure skater to win back-to-back Olympic gold since 1988, scored 219.11 points for the silver after finishing an elegant and perfect free skate, reports Xinhua.

Italian Carolina Kostner took bronze in 216.73 points.

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