Russian Figure Skater of Armenian Origin Evgenia Medvedeva Set a World Record

Russian figure skater of Armenian origin Evgenia Medvedeva (Babasyan) set a new world record, having scored 81.06 in the short program in team competition in the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, RT reports.

Medvedeva scored an 81.06 in the short program, putting her way ahead of Italian figure skater Carolina Kostner, who earned a 75.10. With her performance, Medvedeva not only scored 10 points for the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) figure skating team, but also broke the world record of 80.85, which she set last year at the World Team Trophy in Tokyo.