Tuktamysheva said she will try quad at Nationals

Russian sports news website Championat published an interview with 2015 World and European champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva. In the interview, the 25-year-old figure skater said she will try a quad toe loop at the National Championship at the end of December. “I do not jump a lot, so far about 30% of attempts are successful becauseContinue reading “Tuktamysheva said she will try quad at Nationals”

Schedule and participants for 5th stage of the Cup of Russia

On the first weekend of December, Moscow will host the last – fifth – stage of the Cup of Russia series. The event will take place from December 5 to 8 at the Megasport Sport Palace. Earlier, the Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced that there will be no spectators in attendance. LAST UPDATED: DECEMBERContinue reading “Schedule and participants for 5th stage of the Cup of Russia”

Sinitsina and Katsalapov will not take part in final Cup of Russia stage

Reigning two-time Russian National champions and winners of the 2020 Rostelecom Cup, ice dancers Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov will not take part in the final stage of the Cup of Russia series. TASS reports that the couple made this decision after learning that they will be admitted into the Russian National Championship regardless ofContinue reading “Sinitsina and Katsalapov will not take part in final Cup of Russia stage”

Tarasova and Morozov to miss Cup of Russia 5th stage

Maxim Trankov announced that his skaters Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov will miss the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series this upcoming weekend due to an illness. 25-year-old Tarasova got sick with pneumonia after the fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series in Kazan, where the couple won the silver medals inContinue reading “Tarasova and Morozov to miss Cup of Russia 5th stage”

No fans at 5th stage of the Cup of Russia

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced that the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series will be held without spectators in attendance. Of the first four events of the series – only the third stage, in Sochi, took place without fans in the stands. The final fifth stage will take place without anContinue reading “No fans at 5th stage of the Cup of Russia”

Akatyeva lands two quads to win 4th stage of the Cup of Russia

13-year-old Sofya Akatyeva performed a triple axel-triple toe loop combination in the short program and two quadruple toe loops in the free skate on her way to win the junior ladies’ event at the fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series in Kazan. Akatyeva was first after the short program by nine points –Continue reading “Akatyeva lands two quads to win 4th stage of the Cup of Russia”

Mishina and Galliamov win pairs event in Kazan

Former World Junior champions Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov were the leaders after the short program. They opened their free skate performance with two quick triple throws and a side-by-side triple Salchow-Euler-triple Salchow combination. Skating to music by Queen, the pair also landed a side-by-side triple toe loop and completed a technically sound routine. TheyContinue reading “Mishina and Galliamov win pairs event in Kazan”

Skoptsova and Aleshin win ice dance event in Kazan

2018 World Junior champions Anastasia Skoptsova and Kirill Aleshin won the ice dance event at the fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series in Kazan. Leaders after the rhythm dance by about sixteen points over the closest competitors, 20-year-old Skoptsova and 23-year-old Aleshin performed their free dance program to music from the film FiftyContinue reading “Skoptsova and Aleshin win ice dance event in Kazan”

Trusova wins second gold medal at Cup of Russia

Two-time World Junior champion and winner of the second stage of the Cup of Russia series last month, Alexandra Trusova delivered two outstanding performances at the fourth stage of the series in Kazan to win her second consecutive gold medal this season. The 16-year-old had officially planned to attempt three quad jumps. She landed herContinue reading “Trusova wins second gold medal at Cup of Russia”

Semenenko wins men’s event at the 4th stage of the Cup of Russia

17-year-old Evgeny Semenenko maintained his lead from the short program to win the men’s event at the fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series in Kazan. Leader after the short program by over five points against the nearest competitor, 17-year-old Semenenko began his free skate with a good quad Salchow. Performing the routine toContinue reading “Semenenko wins men’s event at the 4th stage of the Cup of Russia”