Figure skater Adelina Sotnikova dethroned Yuna Kim to win gold in her home country. The 17-year-old gold medalist is now at the center of an Olympic controversy with questions swirling about the judging in the free skate competition.
The Russian teenager isn’t shy about sharing her life on social media. Take a look at her personal photos and get a glimpse of who she is off the ice.
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