Figure skaters Stepanova and Bukin did not fly to Beijing on Wednesday and will miss the team tournament at the Olympic Games
As it became known to Match TV, the Russian dance duo Alexandra Stepanova / Ivan Bukin did not fly to Beijing on Wednesday on an Olympic charter from Moscow.
This was the last available direct flight from Moscow to China. Skaters will miss the team tournament, which starts on February 4, and will be able to fly to Beijing via Krasnoyarsk in time for the start of the dance pairs competition. The next such flights are scheduled for February 6 and 7.
The remaining skaters of the Russian national team arrived in China on February 1.
Stepanova and Bukin are two-time champions of Russia, two-time silver medalists of the European Championships.
source Match TV
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