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Switzerland: Russia gets gold in Ice Dancing at Winter Youth Olympic Games 2020

Switzerland, Lausanne
January 13, 2020 at 20:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

Irina Khavronina and Dario Cirisano were awarded the gold medal in Ice Dancing at the third Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) 2020 in Lausanne on Monday.

Footage shows 16-year-old Khavronina and 19-year-old Cirisano stunning the audience with a sequence of graceful twirls and impressively synchronised moves.

Khavronina said that "The atmosphere was very friendly, there was no big pressure," and Cirisano said "It was easy and pleasant" for him to skate.

Their teammates Sofya Tyutyunina and Alexander Shustitskiy won the silver medal, and a pair from the US came third.

The duo was awarded a total score of 164.63 from the judged in the Free Dance and Rhythm Dance programmes. The 2020 edition of the YOG featured an equal number of male and female competitors, which comprised the 1,872 athletes from 79 National Olympic Committees.

Mandatory Credit: International Olympic Committee

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Irina Khavronina and Dario Cirisano were awarded the gold medal in Ice Dancing at the third Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) 2020 in Lausanne on Monday.

Footage shows 16-year-old Khavronina and 19-year-old Cirisano stunning the audience with a sequence of graceful twirls and impressively synchronised moves.

Khavronina said that "The atmosphere was very friendly, there was no big pressure," and Cirisano said "It was easy and pleasant" for him to skate.

Their teammates Sofya Tyutyunina and Alexander Shustitskiy won the silver medal, and a pair from the US came third.

The duo was awarded a total score of 164.63 from the judged in the Free Dance and Rhythm Dance programmes. The 2020 edition of the YOG featured an equal number of male and female competitors, which comprised the 1,872 athletes from 79 National Olympic Committees.

Mandatory Credit: International Olympic Committee

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