FILMING Andrey SHALASHOV & Anthony FINOCCHIARO
Ilya Sukhenko (Rus) got another victory at WSX Moscow ! After performing the best time in qualifications, he could manage to enter the final and cross the finish line in first position, in front of Flavien Du Peloux (Fra) and Maxim Anin (Rus) ! This year the level was very high and the races very tough, a lot of impressive crashes changed the expected results. With this victory, I.Sukhenko takes the lead in the world ranking and should win 2012 World Series.
In the women competition, Marjorie Phlippoteau (Fra) leader of the world ranking, was the favorite again for this race. The surprise came in the qualifications when the local skater Irina Davydova (Rus) crossed the finish line with the best time. During the group runs, I.Davydova made it all the way to the final, despite of a fall in the quarter finals, and took the first place after a race which she controlled perfectly from the beginning till the end. M.Phlippoteau crossed the finish line in 3rd position, behind Alexandra Sukhareva (Rus), second.