Ekaterina Kurakova, for the first time starting for Poland, immediately reached for the title and gold medal in the Polish Championships and the Four Nations Championships held in Budapest (14-15.12.2018).

Sixteen-year-old Russian, who represents MKS Axel (Toruń), defeated last year’s Polish Champion – Elżbieta Gabryszak. In both the short and the free program, she presented a very high level, achieving a total score of 178.80 points. In the Four Nations Championship classification, she was also the best, ahead of the second Czech player Eliska Brezinova by over 33 points.