The wild finish to the Olympic women’s figure skating final
Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old who was favored to win the gold
Anna Shcherbakova, who skated a clean and tremendous free program to earn gold, hardly looked like a newly crowned Olympic champion
Valieva and Shcherbakova’s teammate Alexandra Trusova, who trains at the same Moscow school, won silver.
she said “I did what I could. I am not happy with the result.
The American women finished in the top 20. Karen Chen, who ended her second Olympics in 16th place
continued to struggle with the triple loop jump; it’s been her most inconsistent jump throughout the team competition and short program as well
During her free program, she put her hand down on the first attempt and fell on the second.
U.S. national champion Mariah Bell pushed through a few shaky landings but managed to pull off a clean program
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