MOSCOW, October 7 - RIA Novosti, Artyom Kuznetsov. Skater Polina Shelepen told the agency "R-Sport", which do well at the Fed Cup injury prevented her feet.
Representative single skating, started test events in Sochi with poor performance in the short program on Sunday, did not come out at the start due to illness.
"The injury was two days before the flight - told the agency Shelepen. - It so happened that I sprained left foot and could not be used at full strength in the performance of its elements. If it is not disturbed, then within a few days it should get better . Meanwhile, it should be strengthened, bandage. "
Shelepen reported that she withdraw from the competition, along with the coach was scheduled after a workout, "but asked the federation to act."
"We were asked to skate with the items that you are able to. So meaning upset result was not, especially since this is not the Olympics," - she said.
Speaking of ice as an Olympic venue, the skater said that "it is generally good." "Of course, it is also necessary to fill and pour - it crumbled too, especially in the early days, when we arrived. However good," - she said.
Shelepen was satisfied and the organization of the tournament.
"The only thing that we have always been fads in training - that half of the world was not on the ice, the screen hung right above the ice. But the competition everything went well," - she said.
Skater also talked about going to a group of Helen Buyanova.
"It was not easy, as a past coach, I worked for a long time. But now work is very interesting and I am satisfied. Like a new team, which I was well received," - she said, noting that trains with Adelina Sotnikova and Maxim Kovtun.
"Competition is always going to benefit," - she commented rivalry with Sotnikova.
After the speech in Sochi Shelepen will participate in the Grand Prix, which will be held in Canada from 26 to 28 October.
"I have at the end of this month, Grand Prix, which I should be very well prepared. This is very important for me to start. Program, I think we will not have to adjust and gain that is. Before the Grand Prix will only train ", - she said.