Tuktamysheva wins Rostelecom Cup

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva landed two triple axels and presented two outstanding programs in Moscow for her first ISU Grand Prix series victory since the 2018 Skate Canada. Former World and European champion Tuktamysheva landed her opening triple axel-double toe loop combination; the 23-year-old figure skater held on to another triple axel, landed a triple Lutz, andContinue reading “Tuktamysheva wins Rostelecom Cup”

Tuktamysheva is only lady planning triple axel; Trusova – 3 quads, Shcherbakova – 1

According to the released planned program content, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva will be the only lady attempting a triple axel and Alexandra Trusova is planning three quadruple jumps at the 2020 Rostelecom Cup. Tuktamysheva is widely known for her good jumping technique and ability to land the triple axel. She is planning a triple axel in theContinue reading “Tuktamysheva is only lady planning triple axel; Trusova – 3 quads, Shcherbakova – 1”

Schedule and participants at Rostelecom Cup

This weekend, Moscow will host the third stage of this season’s ISU Grand Prix series – the 2020 Rostelecom Cup. The performances will take place on November 20 and 21, and the gala exhibition will be on November 22. The event will have fans in attendance. Spectators’ seats will be equipped with special spacers forContinue reading “Schedule and participants at Rostelecom Cup”

Trusova wins second gold medal at Cup of Russia

Two-time World Junior champion and winner of the second stage of the Cup of Russia series last month, Alexandra Trusova delivered two outstanding performances at the fourth stage of the series in Kazan to win her second consecutive gold medal this season. The 16-year-old had officially planned to attempt three quad jumps. She landed herContinue reading “Trusova wins second gold medal at Cup of Russia”

Kostornaia leads in Kazan after short program

2020 European champion Alena Kostornaia finally made her highly anticipated season’s debut at the fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series in Kazan. Skating her short program to music from Billie Eilish, the 17-year-old figure skater did not attempt a triple axel but rather landed a clean opening double axel. She then landed aContinue reading “Kostornaia leads in Kazan after short program”

Plushenko and Rozanov listed as Kostornaia’s coaches

The Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation officially approved Alena Kostornaia’s coaching change to Evgeny Plushenko and Sergei Rozanov. Previously, Kostornaia was listed as a student of Eteri Tutberidze, Sergei Dudakov, and Daniil Gleikhengauz; in the new document, the skater’s list of coaches still contains Tutberidze but now also includes Plushenko and Rozanov. AsContinue reading “Plushenko and Rozanov listed as Kostornaia’s coaches”

Alena Kostornaia’s free skate program in practice

Good morning. With the beginning of a new work week! Productive training and good mood. In the video – Alena Kostornaia, a fragment of the practice skate. 2020 European figure skating champion Alena Kostornaia is scheduled to make her season’s debut Sunday in Kazan at the fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series. KostornaiaContinue reading “Alena Kostornaia’s free skate program in practice”

Schedule and participants for the 4th stage of Cup of Russia

Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, will host the fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series from November 8 to 12. The event will allow spectators into the venue at seventy percent capacity – a maximum of 2,330 fans. LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 11, 2020 STAGE FOUR OF THE CUP OF RUSSIA SERIES;Continue reading “Schedule and participants for the 4th stage of Cup of Russia”