Tutberidze got back her Instagram account

Over a busy weekend of figure skating in Russia, many may have missed that Eteri Tutberidze restored her personal Instagram account on Saturday. The account currently has twenty posts; a lot of the old photos have disappeared. Tutberidze updated her followers with a post on her story, “Thank you very much for restoring my accountContinue reading “Tutberidze got back her Instagram account”

Instagram story of Valieva and Shcherbakova, by Team Tutberidze

The official Instagram account of Team Tutberidze (@teamtutberidze_official) posted a video of their stars Kamila Valieva and Anna Shcherbakova practicing jumps off the ice. Also seen in the footage is Maya Khromykh. From the Instagram account’s story: Shcherbakova is scheduled to take part in the Russian stage of the ISU Grand Prix series next weekend,Continue reading “Instagram story of Valieva and Shcherbakova, by Team Tutberidze”

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”

Plushenko and Rozanov listed as Kostornaia’s coaches

The Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation officially approved Alena Kostornaia’s coaching change to Evgeny Plushenko and Sergei Rozanov. Previously, Kostornaia was listed as a student of Eteri Tutberidze, Sergei Dudakov, and Daniil Gleikhengauz; in the new document, the skater’s list of coaches still contains Tutberidze but now also includes Plushenko and Rozanov. AsContinue reading “Plushenko and Rozanov listed as Kostornaia’s coaches”

Tutberidze’s personal Instagram account is blank

Not even a week after the official Instagram account of Team Tutberidze (teamtutberidze_ on Instagram) vanished from the social media website, figure skating coach’s Eteri Tutberidze’s personal account (tutberidze.eteri on Instagram) also had all of it’s posts removed. On October 28, the team account was blocked by Instagram. The reason has not yet been provided.Continue reading “Tutberidze’s personal Instagram account is blank”

Sofya Akatyeva’s interview with TASS

Russian new agency TASS published an interview with 13-year-old Sofya Akatyeva. Another up-and-coming ladies’ figure skating star from Eteri Tutberidze’s Khrustalny, Akatyeva is regarded as a potential candidate to place high in the 2026 Winter Olympics. This season, she has already competed in two junior-level events in Russia, even though she is not even oldContinue reading “Sofya Akatyeva’s interview with TASS”

Tutberidze’s ladies keep dominating – Petrosyan wins junior event

13-year-old Adelia Petrosyan, another up-and-coming figure skating star from Eteri Tutberidze’s Khrustalny, won the junior ladies event at the third stage of the Cup of Russia series in Sochi. Leader after the short program by ten points, Petrosyan landed her opening double axel with both arms above her head. She then completed a triple Lutz-doubleContinue reading “Tutberidze’s ladies keep dominating – Petrosyan wins junior event”