Mishina and Galliamov win pairs event, extend Russia’s lead at World Team Trophy

The pairs’ discipline at the 2021 World Team Trophy ended on Saturday and Russia continued their dominance on the quest to win the country’s first ever title in this competition. Newly crowned World champions three weeks ago, Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov opened their free skate program with a side-by-side triple Salchow-Euler-triple Salchow combination andContinue reading “Mishina and Galliamov win pairs event, extend Russia’s lead at World Team Trophy”

Mishina and Galliamov win another event for Russia at World Team Trophy

The fourth and final discipline of the 2021 World Team Trophy began on Friday; in the fourth of eight events so far – Russia placed first for the third time and increased their lead at the top of the team standings over the United States and Japan. To no surprise, newly crowned World champions AnastasiaContinue reading “Mishina and Galliamov win another event for Russia at World Team Trophy”

Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov win pairs event at Worlds

On Thursday evening, the first medals of the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships were awarded. In their debut Worlds on the senior level, 2019 World Junior champions Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov stood above the rest and earned the gold medals. 19-year-old Mishina and 21-year-old Galliamov performed their free skate program to music by QueenContinue reading “Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov win pairs event at Worlds”

A few of this season’s most exciting performances so far

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone in every walk of life but it started off well – You Young and Yuma Kagiyama were among the gold medalists at the Winter Youth Olympics, Russians took all of the gold medals and won ten of the total twelve medals at the European Championships, Rika KihiraContinue reading “A few of this season’s most exciting performances so far”

Valieva among winners at Cup of Russia 5th stage

14-year-old Kamila Valieva debuted a new dress and landed two quadruple jumps in her free skate performance to win the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series in Moscow. The reigning World Junior champion landed her opening quad toe loop-double toe loop combination and then a quad toe loop. Valieva received a total ofContinue reading “Valieva among winners at Cup of Russia 5th stage”

Mishina and Galliamov win pairs event in Kazan

Former World Junior champions Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov were the leaders after the short program. They opened their free skate performance with two quick triple throws and a side-by-side triple Salchow-Euler-triple Salchow combination. Skating to music by Queen, the pair also landed a side-by-side triple toe loop and completed a technically sound routine. TheyContinue reading “Mishina and Galliamov win pairs event in Kazan”