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Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva And The Wild Finish To The Womens Figure Skating Final

Mariah Bell, 25, was the 1st American to skate, performing her short plan to “River Flows in You” by Yiruma. Early into her system, which contains a double axel, she sadly fell, earning a 33.43 for her technical score, and a 32.95 for presentation. A 1-point deduction left Bell with a total score of 65.38, finishing in 11th. Valieva entered the totally free skate in the lead, but completed in fourth behind fellow ROC skaters Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra Trusova and Japan’s Kaori Sakamoto. Thursday morning’s program saw some amazing performances, unfortunate falls and shocking struggles leading up to a...