Ekaterina Ryabova wins at the Santa Claus Cup in Hungary; Anastasia Skoptsova and Kirill Aleshin win gold in ice dance event

At this week’s competition in Budapest, Hungary – the 2021 Santa Claus Cup – Azerbaijani representative Ekaterina Ryabova handily won the women’s event, while Russian ice dancers Anastasia Skoptsova and Kirill Aleshin also claimed first place. The victory at the competition is Ryabova’s for gold medal at an international competition since winning the Ice StarContinue reading “Ekaterina Ryabova wins at the Santa Claus Cup in Hungary; Anastasia Skoptsova and Kirill Aleshin win gold in ice dance event”

Ekaterina Ryabova leads at Santa Claus Cup after short program

The annual international competition Santa Claus Cup takes place this week in Budapest, Hungary. After the first day of the event, Azerbaijani figure skater Ekaterina Ryabova took a commanding lead of the women’s discipline while Russian duo Anastasiia Skoptcova and Kirill Aleshin are first in the ice dance discipline. Ekaterina Ryabova: Results after short program:Continue reading “Ekaterina Ryabova leads at Santa Claus Cup after short program”

Ryabova leaves Angels of Plushenko

Azerbaijani figure skater Ekaterina Ryabova announced that she has left Evgeni Plushenko and Alexander Volkov at Angeles of Plushenko and will now be coached by her father Alexei Ryabov. Instagram post by Ryabova and her response to a fan’s question; translated to English: New-old coaches. Everything happens in our lives. Fan: Katya, did you leaveContinue reading “Ryabova leaves Angels of Plushenko”