Russian teenager Medvedeva wins title at figure skating worlds

Boston (Massachusetts), April 3 (IANS) Russian teenager Evgenia Medvedeva posted a record-breaking free skate score to capture the figure skating title in her debut season.

The 16-year-old earned 150.10 points for her free skate, beating Kim Yuna’s record from the 2010 Olympics here on Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency.

American Ashley Wagner collected a personal-best score that moved her from fourth to second, the first American woman in a decade to win a medal at worlds.

Another Russian teen, Anna Pogorilaya, won bronze.

American Gracie Gold, who led after the short program, fell on her opening triple-triple combination to drop to fourth.

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