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What happened to Adelina Sotnikova after Sochi?

What happened to Adelina Sotnikova after Sochi?

Adelina Sotnikova, the Sochi Olympic figure skating champion who last competed in 2015, confirmed that she retired from competition, according to Russian media. Sotnikova, then 17, became Russia’s first Olympic women’s singles champion in 2014, upsetting defending champion Yuna Kim of South Korea.

What happened Adelina Sotnikova?

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova has been revealed as a victim of a fortune-telling scam in Russia. The 23-year-old earned gold in front of a home crowd in 2014, but has since only competed once on the flagship Grand Prix of Figure Skating circuit due to injury troubles.

Is Adelina Sotnikova retired?

March 2, 2020
Adelina Sotnikova/Career end

Who coached Adelina Sotnikova?

Evgeni Plushenko

Adelina Sotnikova
Born 1 July 1996 Moscow, Russia
Residence Moscow, Russia
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Coach Evgeni Plushenko

Why did Adelina Sotnikova retire?

Russian Olympic figure skating champion Adelina Sotnikova has announced her retirement over health concerns, the state-run TASS news agency reported Monday. The 23-year-old hasn’t competed since the 2015 Russian Championships.

Why did Kim Yuna retire?

Kim brings the house down Yuna Kim retired from competition after her silver medal at Sochi 2014. Four years later, she was the star turn at the Opening Ceremony of PyeongChang 2018 as she lit the cauldron to signal the start of the Games. There appears to be a playback issue.

Is the ISU corrupt?

ISU(International Skating Union) have historical corruption in the past, they had to change the scoring system back in 2002 because of a corruption scandal during the Olympic games. The technical score is the sum of the element base value + GOE(Great of execution)score, ranging from -5 to +5 on the new system.

Why is Kim Yuna so popular?

Yuna Kim is well known for her balletic moves, while her wholesome, girl-next-door public persona has led to lucrative deals and endorsements; Yuna Kim has appeared in various commercials on Korean television. She was also featured on Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-earning female athletes.

When did Adelina Sotnikova retire?

How much does Yuna Kim make?

According to Forbes, Kim is the seventh highest paid female athlete in the world. She earns roughly $9 million a year. The site The Richest estimates Kim’s net worth at around $21 million.

Who is the highest paid figure skater?

The 12 Richest Figure Skaters in History

  1. Kim Yuna – $35.5 million.
  2. Scott Hamilton – $30 million.
  3. Evgeni Plushenko – $21 million.
  4. Kristi Yamaguchi – $18 million.
  5. Brian Boitano – $18 million.
  6. Johnny Weir – $10 million.
  7. Michelle Kwan – $8 million.
  8. Nancy Kerrigan – $8 million.