. In Case You Missed It – Figure skaters’ minimum age for top competitions will rise to 17 after scandal « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NPR – The International Skating Union is raising the minimum age for athletes in its most high-profile competitions from 15 to 17. The move comes months after Russia’s Kamila Valieva was caught in a storm of controversy at the Beijing Winter Olympics when she was just 15 years old.

The ISU Congress approved a plan Tuesday to keep the age requirement the same for the upcoming season, but to raise it to 16 in the following year and to 17 for the 2024-25 season.

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