Tuktamysheva, Aliev test positive for COVID-19; Kolyada, Guliakova also withdraw from 5th stage

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced that 2015 World and European champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series this weekend. Russian news agency TASS report that the General Director of the federation Alexander Kogan confirmed that the teammates of TuktamyshevaContinue reading “Tuktamysheva, Aliev test positive for COVID-19; Kolyada, Guliakova also withdraw from 5th stage”

Guliakova leads Ice Star after short program

Both of Alexei Mishin’s ladies placed in the top two spots in the short program of the Ice Star competition in Minsk. Anastasiia Guliakova began her short program performance with an unsuccessful triple axel attempt. She followed the jump with a triple flip-triple toe loop combination and a triple Lutz. The 18-year-old earned a totalContinue reading “Guliakova leads Ice Star after short program”