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Bronze medalist at the 2019 Winter Universiade, 20-year-old figure skater Stanislava Konstantinova parted ways with coach Alexander Volkov and the Angels of Plushenko team. Konstantinova described the departure from Evgeni Plushenko’s academy: “I have finished cooperation with the academy Angels of Plushenko and no longer train in Alexander Volkov’s group. The reasons are in theContinue reading “Stanislava Konstantinova leaves Angels of Plushenko”
Originally scheduled to take part from February 8 to 14 in Vancouver, the 2021 Canadian Figure Skating Championships have been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Debra Armstrong, the CEO of Skate Canada, said: “Due to the continuous shift in requirements across the country, the inability of our athletes to train due to theContinue reading “2021 Canadian National Figure Skating Championships canceled”
Last week, 79-year-old figure skating coach Alexei Mishin contracted the coronavirus disease. Mishin attended the 2021 Russian National Championships from December 24 to 27 in Chelyabinsk and says he tested positive for COVID-19 in first days of January. The legendary coach told Russian news agency TASS: “I got sick with the coronavirus; my wife gotContinue reading “Alexei Mishin tested positive for COVID-19”
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