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Yulia Lipnitskaya returns to the ice for Olympic Figure Skating Gala (photo)

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Yulia Lipnitskaya had the fans in Sochi once again screaming in delight on Saturday. For the final event of the Sochi Winter Games the Olympic figure skaters once again hit the ice for a fun performance during the Olympic Figure Skating Gala. Giving the fans a flawless performance, the home country welcomed the star with an applause that probably could be heard outside the venue. Aired on NBC Sports on Saturday, the star seemed at ease with the moment.

Yulia Lipnitskaya had a difficult Olympics debut in Sochi. Missing the podium the 15-year-old figure skater seemed to be frustrated with her action on the ice for the competition. Battling back hard, it didn't seem like she had enough focus to overcome her nerves

Yulia Lipnitskaya will be a name the figure skating world will be hearing over and over in the future. The young star has made her mark on Sochi and most likely will be back in 2018 looking to grab the gold medal. With more experience at that point, it might not be surprising if Russia wins another gold with this young star standing on the podium.

The Olympic Figure Skating Gala was a chance for fans to see the athletes without all the pressures of scoring and Yulia Lipnitskaya was flawless. Check out the highlights on NBC Olympics evening program.



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