Kaori Sakamoto is feeling the pressure to do quadruple jumps as more Russian skaters successfully land them, she said Friday, a day after earning bronze in the women’s singles at the Beijing Olympics.

“Every year the Russians just keep producing skaters that can jump the quad, and every time I see that I’m amazed … I also see that and feel that a quad is really necessary (for my performance),” the 21-year-old told a news conference.

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