• AFP-Jiji


Russia’s Kamila Valieva, just 15 years old, hammered home her status as Olympic gold-medal favorite on Saturday when she swept to the European title in Tallinn.

Valieva — in her first season on the senior circuit — led a Russian sweep of the women’s podium, with her 259.06 points enough to defeat world champion Anna Shcherbakova (237.42 points) and Alexandra Trusova (234.36).

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