TURIN /Italy/, November 6. /TASS/. Russia’s figure skating star Anna Shcherbakova finished first at the 2021 Grand Prix figure skating event in Italy’s Turin on Saturday.
Shcherbakova was awarded 236.78 points, followed by her teammate Maiia Khromykh (226.35 points). Belgium's Loena Hendrickx was the third (219.05 points).
Russian figure skaters Iuliia Artemeva and Mikhail Nazarychev finished third in the pairs competition of the ISU Grand Prix of Italy.
The Russian pair got 187.01 points (61.90+125.11). Sui Wenjing and Han Cong of China won the event (224.55 points, 80.07+144.48). Another Chinese pair, Peng Cheng and Jin Yang, finished second (211.86 points, 76.71+135.15).
Russian figure skater Mikhail Kolyada finished second in the men’s competition in Turin.
The Russian athlete gathered 273.55 points in total in his short program and free skate (92.30+181.25). Yuma Kagiyama of Japan won the event (278.02 points; 80.53+197.49). Italy’s Daniel Grassl was third (269.00 points; 95.67+173.33).
Other Russians, Petr Gumennik (226.76; 76.81+149.95) and Dmitry Aliyev (217.67; 71.07+146.60), finished eigth and ninth, respectively.
The next stage of Grand Prix will be held on November 12-14 in Tokyo.