Alexander Gorshkov: “The Channel One Cup will be held in Saransk, the same dates as World Championships. Is it a coincidence or not? I’ll leave for you to guess.”
The Channel One Figure Skating Cup in Saransk will take place on a timeframe similar to the World Championships in France, announced by Alexander Gorshkov, President of the Russian Figure Skating Federation (FFKKR).
Earlier, a source familiar with the situation told RIA Novosti that the Channel One Cup will be held in Saransk on the 20th of March. The World Championships will be held in French Montpellier on March 23-26.
Alexander Gorshkov: The Channel One Cup will be held in Saransk, the dates are the same week as the World Championships. Only the World Championships will start a day earlier. Is it a coincidence or not? I’ll leave for you to guess.
Earlier, the International Skating Union (ISU), against the backdrop of events in Ukraine, banned athletes from Russia and Belarus from competitions under its auspices, including World Figure Skating Championships in Montpellier.
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