Two-time World Junior champion Alexandra Trusova is among some of Evgeni Plushenko’s students to perform at the 80th birthday celebration of Alexei Mishin, in St. Petersburg.
Although Mishin’s birthday is on March 8, the exhibition-style show is being held and filmed at the Yubileyny Sports Palace today, March 6. It will air on St. Petersburg’s Channel 78 on March 8.
Among Plushenko’s skaters at the show are Trusova, Sofia Titova, Veronika Zhilina, and Plushenko’s son Alexander.
The names advertised for the event include Alexei Urmanov, Evgeni Plushenko, Alina Zagitova, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Alena Kostornaia, Alexandra Trusova, Mikhail Kolyada, Dmitri Aliev, Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitrii Kozlovskii, Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov, Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin, Anastasia Mishina and Alexander Gallyamov, and other famous figure skaters. The host is Maxim Trankov.
Kostornaia would not perform at the event due to her situation leaving the Angels of Plushenko club.