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Lipnitskaia wins Junior Grand Prix ladies title by a landslide

Lipnitskaia wins Junior Grand Prix ladies title by a landslide

The 2011-12 ISU Grand Prix Final and Junior Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating continued with the Junior Ladies Long Program.

Julia Lipnitskaia spearheaded a Russian podium sweep with teammates Polina Shelepen and Polina¬†Korobeynikova claiming the silver…

Lipnitskaia dominates Junior Ladies at Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating

Lipnitskaia dominates Junior Ladies at Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating

The 2011-12 ISU Grand Prix Final and Junior Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating continued with the Junior ladies Short Program.

Russia’s Julia Lipnitskaia dominated the event and skated to a four-point lead over her teammate Polina…

Polina Shelepen: Riding the wave

Polina Shelepen: Riding the wave

Those who have been watching the development of skating in Russia have seen a wave of strong new girls in the making. The first ones made an impact on the Junior Grand Prix (JGP) circuit this past season: three girls…

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Shelepen leads Junior ladies at Grand Prix Final

Russia’s Polina Shelepen¬† took the lead in the Junior Ladies short program with an impressive performance to Adagio which featured a triple Lutz-triple toeloop combination, a solid triple flip, and an excellent layback spin. The teen from Moscow picked up a personal best of 59.54 points.

“I am very pleased with my performance today,” said the 14-year-old. “I went for the triple-triple (Lutz-toe) combination for the first time in an…