All that glitters is Zagitova's gold

Russian figure skating gold medallist Alina Zagitova taking a selfie at the Athletes' Lounge after the medal ceremony at the Pyeongchang Medals Plaza during the Winter Olympic Games yesterday. She pipped rival and compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva to claim the first Games gold medal for the Olympic Athletes From Russia.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 24, 2018, with the headline 'All that glitters is Zagitova's gold'. Subscribe