13:04  +04,  February 11, 2018

Winter Olympics 2018: Evgenia Medvedeva sets new world record

The figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva (Babasyan) of Russia set a new world record in the women’s figure skating short program at the Olympics Winter Games 2018.

The 18-year-old athlete with Armenian roots was awarded 81.06 points for her performance.

Medvedeva set the previous record at the 2017 World Team Trophy held in Tokyo, Japan.

As reported earlier, last year she broke her own world record with a combined score of 233.41 points and became the first woman to win consecutive world titles.

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