Schedule and participants at the 2022 World Figure Skating Championships

The 2022 World Figure Skating Championships take place from March 23 to 27 at the Sud de France Arena in Montpellier, France and will determine the champions in the men’s, women’s, pairs’, and ice dance disciplines. None of the defending champions from last year will participate because Nathan Chen withdrew due to an injury priorContinue reading “Schedule and participants at the 2022 World Figure Skating Championships”

Schedule and participants in figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics

The 2022 Winter Olympics take place from February 4 to 20 in Beijing, China – the first Winter Olympics in the country and the first time a city has held both the Summer (Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics) and the Winter Games. Medals in figure skating will be contested in the men’s, women’s, pairs’,Continue reading “Schedule and participants in figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics”

Evgeni Semenenko replaces Mikhail Kolyada on 2022 Winter Olympic team

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced on Tuesday that Mikhail Kolyada will not take part in the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics and will be replaced by Evgeni Semenenko. This comes following a positive COVID-19 test result by Kolyada prior to leaving for the pre-Olympic training camp in Krasnoyarsk. Kolyada is a three-time Russian nationalContinue reading “Evgeni Semenenko replaces Mikhail Kolyada on 2022 Winter Olympic team”

Russian Olympic figure skating team announced

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced the composition of the Russian Olympic figure skating team that will take part at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. Women: Kamila Valieva, Anna Shcherbakova, Alexandra TrusovaAlternates: Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Maya Khromykh Men: Mark Kondratiuk, Andrei Mozalev, Mikhail KolyadaAlternates: Evgeni Semenenko (added January 25, 2022), Petr Gumennik Pairs:Continue reading “Russian Olympic figure skating team announced”

Schedule and participants for the 2022 Russian Junior Figure Skating Championships

The 2022 Russian Junior Figure Skating Championships take place from January 18 to 22 in Saransk, Russia – the capital of the Republic of Mordovia. 14-year-old Sofia Akateva and pairs skaters 16-year-old Iuliia Artemeva and 20-year-old Mikhail Nazarychev will be the two entries defending last year’s junior national titles. Additionally, a number of the participants took partContinue reading “Schedule and participants for the 2022 Russian Junior Figure Skating Championships”

Schedule and participants for the 2022 Four Continents Championships

The 2022 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships take place from January 18 to 23 in Tallinn, Estonia – the first time a European country hosts the competition. Athletes from the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Oceania will determine the winners in the men’s, women’s, pairs’, and ice dance disciplines. Originally, the event was scheduled to takeContinue reading “Schedule and participants for the 2022 Four Continents Championships”

Kamila Valieva leads Russian women’s podium sweep; Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov repeat as European champions

On the final competition day of the 2022 European Figure Skating Championships, Russia claimed two more gold medals – winning all four disciplines – including a podium sweep by the women and a one-two by the ice dancers. In her first competition as Russian national champion, 15-year-old Kamila Valieva captured the European title in herContinue reading “Kamila Valieva leads Russian women’s podium sweep; Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov repeat as European champions”

Mark Kondratiuk wins 2022 European title; Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov lead after rhythm dance in Tallinn

The 2022 European Figure Skating Championships continued on Friday in Tallinn, Estonia and determined a new champion in the men’s discipline, as well as began the ice dance event with the favorites securely in the top three. Fresh off of his victory at the Russian Championships last month, 18-year-old Mark Kondratiuk performed two personal bestContinue reading “Mark Kondratiuk wins 2022 European title; Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov lead after rhythm dance in Tallinn”

Kamila Valieva shatters another world record; Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov become European champions

The women’s discipline began the second competition day of the 2022 European Figure Skating Championships – filled with a new world record and surprising results in the medal positions – followed by the culmination of the Russian-dominated pairs’ discipline. 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva continued her undefeated and record-breaking debut season on the internationalContinue reading “Kamila Valieva shatters another world record; Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov become European champions”

Andrei Mozalev leads European Championships; Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov set world record short program score

The 2022 European Figure Skating Championships started on Wednesday in Tallinn, Estonia with the men’s and pairs’ disciplines kicking off the first Euros since 2020. A late replacement for the injured Mikhail Kolyada, last Sunday, Andrei Mozalev was added to the European Championships and took the lead after the short program, ahead of his compatriotsContinue reading “Andrei Mozalev leads European Championships; Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov set world record short program score”