Schedule and participants for the 2022 Russian Junior Figure Skating Championships

The 2022 Russian Junior Figure Skating Championships take place from January 18 to 22 in Saransk, Russia – the capital of the Republic of Mordovia. 14-year-old Sofia Akateva and pairs skaters 16-year-old Iuliia Artemeva and 20-year-old Mikhail Nazarychev will be the two entries defending last year’s junior national titles. Additionally, a number of the participants took partContinue reading “Schedule and participants for the 2022 Russian Junior Figure Skating Championships”

Anastasia Zinina replaces Isabeau Levito in ISU Junior Grand Prix Final

On the updated list of participants at the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix Final, first alternate Anastasia Zinina has been added to the junior women’s event in place of Isabeau Levito – who has withdrawn due to an injury. 2021 U.S. junior national champion Levito qualified to the Final having won the secondContinue reading “Anastasia Zinina replaces Isabeau Levito in ISU Junior Grand Prix Final”

Final results of junior events at the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series

The final events culminated today in Perm at the fifth, and last, stage of this season’s Cup of Russia series – the junior women’s and junior men’s disciplines were the last to present their free skate programs and claim their awards. Having finished in fourth place at the first stage of the series, Victoria MorozovaContinue reading “Final results of junior events at the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series”

Sofia Muravieva wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria

At the final stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Sofia Muravieva delivered a clean free skate and edged out Isabeau Levito to win the Russian junior women’s fifth consecutive gold medal and qualify for the Grand Prix Final. The 15-year-old had a quad planned in her routine but didContinue reading “Sofia Muravieva wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria”

Ilia Malinin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria

At the final stage of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Ilia Malinin dominated in the junior men’s event and took his second gold medal of the season. Winner of the very first stage, Malinin began his free skate performance with two quads – a toe loop and Salchow. Afterwards, the 16-year-oldContinue reading “Ilia Malinin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria”

Sofia Muravieva leads ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria after short program

At the final stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix stage, in Austria, Russian figure skater Sofia Muravieva took the lead of the junior women’s event in a close battle after the short program. Runner-up at the third stage of the series, Muravieva began her performance with a double axel, andContinue reading “Sofia Muravieva leads ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria after short program”

Ilia Malinin leads after the short program at the ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria

At the final stage of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Ilia Malinin kicked-off the men’s competition by winning the short program event on day one. The 16-year-old Malinin began his performance with a triple Lutz-triple toe loop combination, and later landed a triple flip and a triple axel. Winner of theContinue reading “Ilia Malinin leads after the short program at the ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria”

Gleb Lutfullin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Poland

At the sixth stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Russian figure skaters walked away with another gold medal sweep. After Sofya Akatyeva’s victory in the junior women’s event and Ekaterina Chikmareva’s and Matvei Ianchenkov’s win in the junior pairs discipline on Friday, Gleb Lutfullin won his second stage andContinue reading “Gleb Lutfullin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Poland”

Gleb Lutfullin leads Junior Grand Prix event in Poland after short program

At the sixth stage of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Russian figure skater Gleb Lutfullin posted the top short program score and leads the junior men’s event in Gdansk, Poland. The 17-year-old, who is trained by Alexei Mishin, began his performance with a triple axel and a triple Lutz-triple toe loopContinue reading “Gleb Lutfullin leads Junior Grand Prix event in Poland after short program”

Sofya Akatyeva leads Junior Grand Prix event in Poland after short program

At the sixth stage of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, reigning Russian junior national champion Sofya Akatyeva began her second appearance of the season with another top-notch performance and took the lead of the junior women’s competition after the short program. Winner of the fourth stage of the series, Akatyeva beganContinue reading “Sofya Akatyeva leads Junior Grand Prix event in Poland after short program”