Sofya Akatyeva lands triple axel and three quads to win ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Russia

At the fourth stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Russian figure skaters were able to compete for the second time – due to travel restrictions entering France for the first two stages because of COVID-19 – and swept all of the top positions in the junior women’s discipline again.Continue reading “Sofya Akatyeva lands triple axel and three quads to win ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Russia”

Gleb Lutfullin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Russia

In the second International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix event where Russians participated – it’s a second gold-and-silver medals for Russian figure skaters. 17-year-old Gleb Lutfullin began his free skate program with three quads – a toe loop, a Salchow in a combination with a double toe loop, and then another Salchow. He alsoContinue reading “Gleb Lutfullin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Russia”

Artem Kovalev leads after Junior Grand Prix event in Russia

At the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix competition in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, a winner of two stages of last season’s Cup of Russia series Artem Kovalev won the junior men’s short program event and leads a trio of Russians at the top heading into the free skate event tomorrow. The 18-year-old representative of theContinue reading “Artem Kovalev leads after Junior Grand Prix event in Russia”