Mikhail Kolyada took the lead with a strong performance in the Men's Short Program at 2020-21 Russian Nationals in Chelyabinsk on Thursday.
Nice surprise from Kondratiuk!In his senior national debut, Kondratiuk, hit a triple Axel, quad Salchow, and triple Lutz-triple toe in his routine to “Summertime” and picked up a level four for the three spins and a level three for the step sequence. The 17-year-old from Moscow netted 90.88 points.
“Coming here, I did not think about placements,” said the skater who trains with Svetlana Sokolovskaia at CSKA Moscow. “I just wanted to skate my best. To be in third now is a surprise to me.”
What are your thoughts on the Men's SP? Who was your favorite?