Gleikhengauz says meeting between Team Tutberidze and Kostornaia happened

Choreographer of Eteri Tutberidze’s team at Sambo-70 Daniil Gleikhengauz revealed to Russian news outlet Sport Express that the coaches of the group had a meeting with Alena Kostornaia about her potential return; however, the decision about her transfer has not been finalized. Gleikhengauz said, “Today we really had a meeting with Alena, the decision willContinue reading “Gleikhengauz says meeting between Team Tutberidze and Kostornaia happened”

Gleikhengauz responds to Kostornaia transfer news

Amid reports that 2020 European champion Alena Kostornaia has returned to Eteri Tutberidze’s team, coach and choreographer of the group Daniil Gleikhengauz took to his Instagram stories to deny the reports that the transition is already official. On March 3, rumors began circulating that Kostornaia has left Evgeni Plushenko and Sergei Rozanov in order toContinue reading “Gleikhengauz responds to Kostornaia transfer news”

Tutberidze receives award “for contributions to Russian figure skating”

Following the victory of her student Kamila Valieva at the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series, Eteri Tutberidze received an award “for contributions to Russian figure skating.” The award was given to the coach by Alexander Gorshkov, the President of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia, during the award ceremony of the ladies’Continue reading “Tutberidze receives award “for contributions to Russian figure skating””

Gleikhengauz tells media about Zagitova’s training, Medvedeva’s injury, and Instagram

This weekend, Alina Zagitova performed two programs at a gala exhibition at the CSKA Arena in Moscow – an event that also featured Javier Fernandez, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Mikhail Kolyada, Dmitri Aliev, Tiffani Zagorski & Jonathan Guerreiro, and more great Russian figure skaters. The 2018 Olympic gold medalist was joined by choreographer Daniil Gleikhengauz at theContinue reading “Gleikhengauz tells media about Zagitova’s training, Medvedeva’s injury, and Instagram”