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Kostner wins fifth European title

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World champion Carolina Kostner of Italy won her fifth European women's figure skating title here on Saturday. 

Italy's Carolina Kostner (C) poses flanked by Russia's Adelina Sotnikova (L) and Elizaveta Tuktamysheva on the podium in Zagreb on January 26, 2013 after the women free skating event of the ISU European Figure Skating Championships.

With a total of 194.71 points, Kostner narrowly held off the challenge of 16-year-old Russian prodigy Adelina Sotnikova, who scored 193.99.

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