Sofia Samodelkina wins at fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series

The fourth stage of this season’s Cup of Russia series has been taking place throughout this week in Kazan – winner of the senior women’s event at the previous stage, 14-year-old figure skater Sofia Samodelkina attempted two quads and celebrated a second consecutive gold medal. Leader after the short program by about twelve points, SamodelkinaContinue reading “Sofia Samodelkina wins at fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series”

Elizaveta Berestovskaya returns to Sergei Davydov

13-year-old Russian figure skater Elizaveta Berestovskaya has returned to Sergei Davydov’s group, after it was reported in early March that she would be transferring to Eteri Tutberidze’s team. Post on Instagram by Sergei Davydov’s team: Friends, good day everyone!!!We inform you that Liza Berestovskaya has resumed training in her native CSKA club, in her team!!!WeContinue reading “Elizaveta Berestovskaya returns to Sergei Davydov”

Alexander Samarin will skip Cup of Russia Final

Former silver medalist at the European Championships, 22-year-old Alexander Samarin will skip the final of this season’s Cup of Russia series later this month. The figure skater’s coach at CSKA Moscow, Svetlana Sokolovskaya, told Russian news agency TASS that injuries are not part of the decision; however, Samarin needs to recover and get in shape.Continue reading “Alexander Samarin will skip Cup of Russia Final”