Figure Skating Federation of Russia select national team

The executive committee of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia selected the members of the national team who will be battling for the right to participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics. Ladies: Kamila Valieva, Alexandra Trusova, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Daria Usacheva, Maiia Khromykh, Anna Shcherbakova. Reserve: Alena Kostornaia, Elizaveta Nugumanova. Men: Makar Ignatov, Mikhail Kolyada, MarkContinue reading “Figure Skating Federation of Russia select national team”

Shcherbakova and Tuktamysheva extend Russia’s lead at World Team Trophy

After Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov put Russia at the top of the team standings in the first event at the 2021 World Team Trophy, the two World champions in the ladies’ category extended their country’s lead. Newly crowned 2021 World champion Anna Shcherbakova landed a triple axel and then a triple flip to beginContinue reading “Shcherbakova and Tuktamysheva extend Russia’s lead at World Team Trophy”

Captains selected for World Team Trophy

The captains of each country at the 2021 World Team Trophy were announced on Thursday. Among them is the only lady with this honor – Russia’s Elizaveta Tuktamysheva. Canada will be captained by 2014 World Junior champion Nam Nguyen, France – four-time national champion Kevin Aymoz, Italy – five-time national champion in pairs’ skating MatteoContinue reading “Captains selected for World Team Trophy”

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva wins GQ magazine award

2015 World champion and 2021 World silver medalist Elizaveta Tuktamysheva received the GQ Super Woman award in a ceremony in Moscow on Friday. The GQ Super Woman award has been presented to women in various fields since 2018. This year, 12 women become recipients of the award. Tuktamysheva posted on Instagram: ” GQ SUPER WOMANContinue reading “Elizaveta Tuktamysheva wins GQ magazine award”

Russia announces skaters for World Team Trophy

Following the completion of the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships, the Figure Skating Federation of Russia already announced the athletes who will represent the nation at the World Team Trophy competition next month in Japan. The selected skaters are newly crowned World champion Anna Shcherbakova and former World title holder Elizaveta Tuktamysheva in the ladies’Continue reading “Russia announces skaters for World Team Trophy”

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva posts photos wearing Russian national team outfit

2015 World champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva posted two photos on her Instagram stories wearing the Russian national figure skating team gear. In the first image, the 24-year-old athlete wrote “Thanks for the new outfit” and tagged the accounts of Channel One, Rostelecom, and the Figure Skating Federation of Russia. Due to the decision by the CourtContinue reading “Elizaveta Tuktamysheva posts photos wearing Russian national team outfit”

Tuktamysheva, Aliev test positive for COVID-19; Kolyada, Guliakova also withdraw from 5th stage

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced that 2015 World and European champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series this weekend. Russian news agency TASS report that the General Director of the federation Alexander Kogan confirmed that the teammates of TuktamyshevaContinue reading “Tuktamysheva, Aliev test positive for COVID-19; Kolyada, Guliakova also withdraw from 5th stage”

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”

Tuktamysheva wins Rostelecom Cup

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva landed two triple axels and presented two outstanding programs in Moscow for her first ISU Grand Prix series victory since the 2018 Skate Canada. Former World and European champion Tuktamysheva landed her opening triple axel-double toe loop combination; the 23-year-old figure skater held on to another triple axel, landed a triple Lutz, andContinue reading “Tuktamysheva wins Rostelecom Cup”

Tuktamysheva is only lady planning triple axel; Trusova – 3 quads, Shcherbakova – 1

According to the released planned program content, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva will be the only lady attempting a triple axel and Alexandra Trusova is planning three quadruple jumps at the 2020 Rostelecom Cup. Tuktamysheva is widely known for her good jumping technique and ability to land the triple axel. She is planning a triple axel in theContinue reading “Tuktamysheva is only lady planning triple axel; Trusova – 3 quads, Shcherbakova – 1”