Signature Moment In Womens Figure Skating Creates Online Petition Like Money in The Bank

When Adelina Sotnikova of Russia won the gold medal in women’s figure skating over South Korea’s Yuna Kim on Thursday night, it was the signature moment of the Sochi Games for the host nation. For many skating fans, however, it was a serious injustice. With accusations of inflated scores for Russian skaters and several judges having questionable backgrounds, Sotnikova’s win has been seen as both the skate of her life and a potential injustice towards Kim.Enough people are upset about the result to have banded together to force change. At, a website where people can start and sign petitions to correct injustices in politics, sports or elsewhere, more than 1 million signatories have put their names to a petition — titled “Open Investigation into Judging Decisions of Women’s Figure Skating and Demand Rejudgement at the Sochi Olympics” — hoping to force an official inquiry.

At fights the good fight to create social change in womens figure skating…like money in the bank..





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