Israeli figure skating duo qualify for Sochi finals


Andrea Davidovich & Evgeni Krasnopolski set their hopes on Israel’s 1st ever medal at the Winter Olympics.

 

Israeli athletes Evgeni Krasnopolski and Andrea Davidovich qualified on Tuesday for the figure skating finals at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Israel's Andrea Davidovich, left, and Evgeni Krasnopolski perform during pairs free skating

Israel’s Andrea Davidovich, left, and Evgeni Krasnopolski perform during pairs free skating of the Golden Spin figure skating competition in Zagreb, Croatia, Dec. 7, 2013.- Photo: AP

The two scored 56.90 points on their total segment score at the Pairs Short Program.

The Chinese team scored the most points (70.59), followed by the U.S. (67.44) and France (65.36).

The finals will take place on Wednesday at 7:45 P.M. local time.

On Monday, Israeli short track speed skater Vladislav Bykanov failed to qualify for the 1,500-meter semifinals by less than a second.

Israeli brother and sister figure skating duo Roman and Alexandra Zaretsk placed 10th in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

 

View original HAARETZ publication at: http://www.haaretz.com/news/sports/1.573726

One comment

  1. Ruthann Sabon-Blackmer says:

    YEAH!!!! They made it!!all things are possible!!!! I hear the theme for Rocky!!!! We trended! #FightingforZiva. Bring Back our favorite Israeli American!

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