Maria Talalaikina, who has moved to the Italian national team, expressed her desire to represent Russian again and train with Evgeni Rukavitsin
Maria Talalaikina, who moved to the Italian national team, expressed her desire to return to the group of coach Evgeni Rukavitsin and represent Russia again.
Talalaikina is 20 years old, she is a medalist of international competitions, stages of the Russian Cup and the Russian Cup Final.
Talalaikina trained with Rukavitsin until last season, when she decided to leave for Italy and represent the national team of this country. In December 2021, the Russian Figure Skating Federation (FFKKR) gave Talalaikina permition to change sports citizenship. At the end of May, Talalaikina supported Elizaveta Nugumanova, who also trained with Rukavitsin and spoke about the insults she has faced in this coach’s group.
“Talalaykina expressed her desire to train in Rukavitsyn’s group and skate for Russia again” the source said.
Cach Evgeni Rukavitsin confirmed that Maria Talalaikina is returning to his group and will again compete for Russia.
Evgeni Rukavitsin: Yes, Talalaikina expressed her desire to train again in my group. I agreed. She will represent Russia. Her training process will be handled by Galina Kashina.
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