Bukin: we like the programs so much that we just enjoy skating
Russian figure skater Ivan Bukin, performing in a dance duet with Alexandra Stepanova, commented on the pair’s victory at the Grand Prix in Finland.
“A new Olympic cycle has begun, and we really wanted to look different. We like the programs so much that we just enjoy the ride. This is a special and indescribable feeling, ”the website of the Federation of Figure Skating in Russia quotes Bukin.
Recall Stepanova and Bukin improved their results in the free program, receiving 121.91 points from the judges, which is 0.48 points less than the world record owned by the Americans Madison hubbell and Zachary Donahue.
The second Russian duet Betina Popova / Sergey Mozgov took the eighth place in the free dance, but on the sum of two performances remained on the seventh line of the final protocol.
Stepanova: a victory at the Finnish Grand Prix is a very good incentive and kick for us