Ekaterina Kurakova takes first place at Four Nationals Championships, wins fourth consecutive Polish national title

Held in Spisska Nova Ves, in Slovakia, the national champions of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia were determined at the 2022 Four Nationals Championships this weekend. At the competition, the highest placing figure skaters from each country were named champions of their respective countries. 19-year-old Polish representative Ekaterina Kurakova was victorious at theContinue reading “Ekaterina Kurakova takes first place at Four Nationals Championships, wins fourth consecutive Polish national title”

Nikolaj Memola wins Santa Claus Cup in Hungary

On the last day of the international figure skating competition in Budapest, Hungary – the 2021 Santa Claus Cup – Italian representative Nikolaj Memolo won the men’s event and celebrated his first international senior level victory. The 18-year-old figure skater was first after the short program and only increased his advantage after the free skateContinue reading “Nikolaj Memola wins Santa Claus Cup in Hungary”

Nikolaj Memola leads men’s event after short program at Santa Claus Cup in Budapest, Hungary

The international figure skating competition in Budapest, Hungary – the 2021 Santa Claus Cup – continues past the mid-point of the week with the men’s event. Italian representative Nikolaj Memola took the lead of the competition as he was the only participant to present a clean short program with all triple jumps. The 18-year-old receivedContinue reading “Nikolaj Memola leads men’s event after short program at Santa Claus Cup in Budapest, Hungary”

Maiia Khromykh wins in international senior competition debut at Budapest Trophy

This weekend, 15-year-old Russian figure skater Maiia Khromykh made her international senior competition debut at the 2021 Budapest Trophy and captured the gold medal over reigning World champion Anna Shcherbakova and former European champion Sofia Samodurova. Second after the short program, Khromykh began her free skate routine with two quad attempts – stepping out onContinue reading “Maiia Khromykh wins in international senior competition debut at Budapest Trophy”

Anna Shcherbakova leads at Budapest Trophy after short program

This weekend, reigning World champion Anna Shcherbakova began her 2021-2022 season with a solid short program performance at the international figure skating competition in Hungary – the 2021 Budapest Trophy – and leads her teammate Maiia Khromykh and compatriot Sofia Samodurova ahead of tomorrow’s free skate. Wearing a new orange dress, the 17-year-old Shcherbakova landedContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova leads at Budapest Trophy after short program”

Matteo Rizzo wins at Budapest Trophy

At the international figure skating competition in Hungary – the 2021 Budapest Trophy, Italian figure skater Matteo Rizzo moved up from third place after the short program to take the gold medal. The 2018 national champion began his free skate performance with a triple toe loop and triple loop, later landing a quad toe loopContinue reading “Matteo Rizzo wins at Budapest Trophy”

Alexander Samarin leads Budapest Trophy after short program

At the international figure skating competition in Hungary – the 2021 Budapest Trophy, 2019 European silver medalist Alexander Samarin leads the men’s event after the short program. The 23-year-old Russian managed to complete a quad Lutz but received a big negative grade of execution and then doubled his first jump in a double toe loop-tripleContinue reading “Alexander Samarin leads Budapest Trophy after short program”