Published On: Fri, Feb 21st, 2014

Russian Adelina Sotnikova wins Gold in Women’s Figure Skating

Sochi:¬†Russia’s Adelina Sotnikova cashed in on home ice advantage to win the Olympic women’s figure skating gold medal here.

The 17-year-old won free skating in 149.95 points for a winning total of 224.59 Thursday. South Korean Kim Yuna, bidding to be the first woman figure skater to win back-to-back Olympic gold since 1988, scored 219.11 points for the silver after finishing an elegant and perfect free skate, reports Xinhua.

Italian Carolina Kostner took bronze in 216.73 points.

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