Russian teenager Alena Kostornaia wins NHK Trophy in Japan for 2nd Grand Prix title of season

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November 23, 2019, 4:26 PM

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Teenager Alena Kostornaia captured her second title of the season Saturday at the NHK Trophy to complete a sweep of the Grand Prix series by Russian women.

Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan breezed to victory in the men’s event, landing four quadruple jumps.

“For now, I’m happy that I was able to get through … stayed healthy, had no pain and no injuries,” he said.

Olympic silver medalists Wenjing Sui and Cong Han of China won the pairs, and four-time world champions Gabriella Papadakis and

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