In Olympic women’s figure skating, it’s artistry versus jumping, with a Russian twist

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Washington Post—Evgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova, both Olympic athletes from Russia, could finish 1-2 with very different styles.

Olympic figure skating results 2018: Live updates & highlights from the women’s free skate. It’s everybody chasing the Russians on Friday at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva vying for gold heading into the free skate at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Medvedeva turned heads with a short-program record score of 81.61 on Wednesday night, only to see Zagitova one up her with a score of 82.92 just minutes later. As a warmup on Friday and possible harbinger for the awesomeness to come, Zagitova pulled off five triple jumps in a row...