Eteri Tutberidze didn’t attend the ceremony of awarding the state award for ensuring the successful preparation of athletes for the 2022 Olympics in Beijing
Eteri Tutberidze didn’t attend the ceremony of awarding the state award, the Order of Alexander Nevsky.
Honored coach of Russia in figure skating, Eteri Tutberidze, was unable to attend the ceremony of awarding the Order of Alexander Nevsky.
This was announced by Deputy General Producer of Match TV Vasilii Konov. The ceremony of presenting state awards is taking place today in Moscow. Details about the reasons for the absence of Tutberidze are not specified.
Earlier, according to the decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Tutberidze was awarded the Order of Alexander Nevsky for ensuring the successful preparation of athletes for the 2022 Olympics in Beijing.
Figure skating coaches Elena Chaikovskaya and Svetlana Sokolovskaya were awarded state awards.
Today in the conference hall of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) the ceremony of presenting state awards is taking place. Chaikovskaya, who heads the Russian national figure skating team, was awarded a certificate of honor from the President of the Russian Federation.
It is also reported that Sokolovskaya, who trains at CSKA, was awarded the medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, Ist degree.
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You couldn’t make this shh up!
Coach: has an athlete tied up in litigation for doping prior to the Olympics.
IOC president: describes coach’s reaction to athlete at the Olympics literally as “tremendous coldness”
Skating fans around the world: shocked, disappointed.
ISU: raises minimum age for skaters so that another clusterfudge like Beijing (protected person vs doping allegations) can’t happen.
Russian State: here’s a medal for successfully prepping athletes for the Olympics.
Someone play the Benny Hill Show theme!
And yes, I am aware that not everything is about Kami and that Anna won gold and Sasha won silver, but the sheer fact that there is this huge pink doping elephant in the room should be enough to not go out of their way to reward the coaches.