November 22, 1997 in Sports

Slutskaya Skates To Win

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Irina Slutskaya, two-time European champion, won the women’s singles title in the Cup of Russia figure skating competition.

The 18-year-old Muscovite beat a field that included France’s Surya Bonaly, a five-time European titleholder who took fourth, and former U.S. champion Nicole Bobek who was sixth. Russians Elena Sokolova, 17, and Olga Markova, 23, won the silver and bronze.

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