The team Eteri Tutberidze explained the reason for the lack of a Russian figure skater Alina Sagitova in the group photo at the base in Novogorsk during training camp. Their review is available in Instagram.
At the headquarters coach said that the training camp in Novogorsk and completed the program, the athletes delivered. In the photo, published in the account, was not Sagitova. The group said that the skater got sick and had to stay home, observing self-isolation. “All right,” said members of the team.
On 31 July it became known that from the band Tutberidze left European champion Alyona Kostina. The coach said that the decision to suspend the cooperation with the athlete was taken after Kostina didn’t want to go on the ice, together with some disciples of the coach.
Sagitova — Olympic champion and silver medalist of the Olympics in Pyeongchang. On account of its well as the world championship gold, European and Grand Prix final. In December 2019, Sagitova announced the suspension of career, but joined the Russian team for the new season.