Kos­tor­naia wins her first NHK Tro­phy

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Rus­sian young­ster Alena Kos­tor­naia won her first NHK Tro­phy ti­tle yes­ter­day in Sapporo, Ja­pan, se­cur­ing her place at next month’s fig­ure skating Grand Prix Fi­nals. The teenager, 16, pro­duced clean jumps in the free to score an over­all score of 240.00 points, seal­ing her se­cond Grand Prix tri­umph this sea­son. With her vic­tory, Rus­sia swept the women’s com­pe­ti­tion of the six-round Grand Prix se­ries. De­fend­ing cham­pion Rika Ki­hira of Ja­pan was se­cond with 231.84 points, wow­ing the home crowd.

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