Maiia Khromykh wins in international senior competition debut at Budapest Trophy

This weekend, 15-year-old Russian figure skater Maiia Khromykh made her international senior competition debut at the 2021 Budapest Trophy and captured the gold medal over reigning World champion Anna Shcherbakova and former European champion Sofia Samodurova. Second after the short program, Khromykh began her free skate routine with two quad attempts – stepping out onContinue reading “Maiia Khromykh wins in international senior competition debut at Budapest Trophy”

Anna Shcherbakova leads at Budapest Trophy after short program

This weekend, reigning World champion Anna Shcherbakova began her 2021-2022 season with a solid short program performance at the international figure skating competition in Hungary – the 2021 Budapest Trophy – and leads her teammate Maiia Khromykh and compatriot Sofia Samodurova ahead of tomorrow’s free skate. Wearing a new orange dress, the 17-year-old Shcherbakova landedContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova leads at Budapest Trophy after short program”

Matteo Rizzo wins at Budapest Trophy

At the international figure skating competition in Hungary – the 2021 Budapest Trophy, Italian figure skater Matteo Rizzo moved up from third place after the short program to take the gold medal. The 2018 national champion began his free skate performance with a triple toe loop and triple loop, later landing a quad toe loopContinue reading “Matteo Rizzo wins at Budapest Trophy”

Alexander Samarin leads Budapest Trophy after short program

At the international figure skating competition in Hungary – the 2021 Budapest Trophy, 2019 European silver medalist Alexander Samarin leads the men’s event after the short program. The 23-year-old Russian managed to complete a quad Lutz but received a big negative grade of execution and then doubled his first jump in a double toe loop-tripleContinue reading “Alexander Samarin leads Budapest Trophy after short program”