Russian selections for 2022 European Championships announced

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced the figure skaters who will participate at the 2022 European Figure Skating Championships – scheduled to take place from January 10 to 16 in Tallinn, Estonia. Women Kamila ValievaAlexandra TrusovaAnna Shcherbakova Men Mark KondratiukMikhail KolyadaEvgeni Semenenko Pairs Anastasia Mishina & Aleksandr GalliamovAleksandra Boikova & Dmitrii KozlovskiiEvgenia Tarasova &Continue reading “Russian selections for 2022 European Championships announced”

Kamila Valieva leads after short program in Russia; Mark Kondratiuk wins, Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin retain national title

On the second day of the 2022 Russian Figure Skating Championships, the much awaited women’s event commenced – which will be a major criteria to help determine the three Russian women who will participate at the upcoming Winter Olympics – while the men’s and ice dance disciplines decided new national champions. 2020 World Junior championContinue reading “Kamila Valieva leads after short program in Russia; Mark Kondratiuk wins, Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin retain national title”

Nikolai Morozov and Alexei Gorshkov join training staff of Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin

Russian ice dancing coach Irina Zhuk informed TASS that her and Alexander Svinin’s students Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin have been working with famous coaches Nikolai Morozov and Alexei Gorshkov in preparation for the upcoming Russian Championships. After culminating last season with a fifth place result at the 2021 World Championships, Stepanova and Bukin beganContinue reading “Nikolai Morozov and Alexei Gorshkov join training staff of Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin”

Stepanova and Bukin will not take part in Cup of Russia Final

Winners of the ice dance event at the Russian Championships this season, Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin have decided not to take part in the final of the Cup of Russia series later this month. The couple’s coach Irina Zhuk informed Russian news agency TASS that Stepanova and Bukin have already qualified to perform atContinue reading “Stepanova and Bukin will not take part in Cup of Russia Final”

Stepanova and Bukin to miss the 4th Cup of Russia stage

Russian news agency TASS was informed by the general director of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia, Alexander Kogan, that ice dance couples Alexandre Stepanova & Ivan Bukin and Sofya Shevchenko & Igor Eremenko will miss the fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series in Kazan. One of the couples’ coaches fell ill withContinue reading “Stepanova and Bukin to miss the 4th Cup of Russia stage”