Stanislava Konstantinova leaves Angels of Plushenko

Bronze medalist at the 2019 Winter Universiade, 20-year-old figure skater Stanislava Konstantinova parted ways with coach Alexander Volkov and the Angels of Plushenko team. Konstantinova described the departure from Evgeni Plushenko’s academy: “I have finished cooperation with the academy Angels of Plushenko and no longer train in Alexander Volkov’s group. The reasons are in theContinue reading “Stanislava Konstantinova leaves Angels of Plushenko”

Alena Kostornaia has recovered from illness and is training

In early December, Alena Kostornaia tested positive for COVID-19 and was forced to miss the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series and later the Russian National Championships. Two-time Olympic gold medalist and one of Kostornaia’s coaches Evgeni Plushenko told Russian sports news outlet Sport24 that “Sasha Trusova and Alena Kostornaia are doing well.Continue reading “Alena Kostornaia has recovered from illness and is training”

Yulia Lipnitskaya joins Angels of Plushenko as coach

Gold medalist in the team event at the 2014 Olympic Games, 22-year-old Yulia Lipnitskaya has joined Angels of Plushenko as a coach. Evgeni Plushenko announced the news in an Instagram post, saying: “I am very glad that Yulia Lipnitskaya has joined my Angels of Plushenko team! Julia is not only my great friend but alsoContinue reading “Yulia Lipnitskaya joins Angels of Plushenko as coach”