Russian figure skating champion Sofya Akatieva may miss the current season.
This is reported by R-Sport with reference to a source familiar with the situation.
In June, Akatieva received a stress fracture, because of which she missed about a month and a half of training. The source notes that the pain in the leg has become chronic, and recovery is expected to be protracted.
It is reported that with a high probability the figure skater will not be able to perform at key competitions of the current season, including the December Russian Championships.
Earlier, Akatieva took part in the Russian national team’s test skating in Moscow, where she presented only a short program. After that she withdrew from the stages of the Russian Grand Prix, for which she was entered.
About it reports “Match TV” with reference to the source. According to the TV channel, the Russian champion was also asked to exclude any competitive rolling.
According to R-Sport, Akatieva may miss the current season due to chronic leg pain.
Figure skater Sofia Akatieva could have a relapse of a stress fracture.
This is reported by TASS with reference to a source.
“The figure skater suffered a fracture, which is likely to be a relapse of her previous stress fracture,” the source said.
According to the agency, the figure skater may miss the end of the season as her treatment and recovery may take about two months.
The Russian champion suffered a stress fracture in June. She has not performed at any competition this season.