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The Americans tried to bribe Irina Slutskaya before the performance

February 24 2006

After the short program in our main rival Irina Slutskaya to win the women's figure skating was, as we know, American Sasha Cohen. And now, when the medals have already played and we know that Ira was only in third place, became known for a very interesting fact. It turns out that even before the competition, representatives of the U.S. Figure Skating athlete presented to our very generous gift - a dress worth thirty thousand dollars.

Dress for Irina they ordered from a famous American designer Tania Bass. This designer suits many famous sportsmen, do not disdain to use his services, and Hollywood stars. Those who Slutskaya saw donated clothes, they say that it is incredibly beautiful, in the style of flamenco. Incidentally, we note that while even the best and most fashionable skaters are usually no more than ten thousand dollars.

When it became aware of the generous gifts of Americans, many speculated that it could mean. After that, the main opposition for the gold in the women's figure skating, will be made between the representative of the United States Sasha Cohen and Irina Slutskaya, and many had predicted long before the Olympics. By the way, the dress from Tanya Bass, brought to Turin is another skater speaking 16-year-old Emily Hughes - sister of Olympic champion in Salt Lake City, Sarah Hughes.

It is known that in America, Slutskaya is love, there she is constantly involved in various ice shows and the audience always takes our skater with a bang. Topics Still, the gift in the form of dress alarming, especially since the Americans tried hard to conceal this fact from the public. The representative from among the inner circle Slutskaya said that after learning about the presentations, Irina was pleasantly surprised provided to her attention, but receive a gift in no hurry.

It is known that during the speech, especially in the Olympic figure skater must be as focused. During a crucial hire him nothing should distract and even more disturbed. Therefore, the suit should be as convenient as possible, the athlete felt it comfortable and confident.

Even before the start of the competition skaters, said Irina Slutskaya hardly dare to put on such an important speech to suit himself, presented by representatives of its competitor. And so it happened. Irina put on her costume, one in which the ride was originally planned. Unfortunately, this did not help. Slutskaya, as we know, was only third.

According to the newspaper "Life"

Maria Pavlikova

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