Anastasia Zinina wins Moscow Junior Championships

At the Moscow Junior Championships this week, Angels of Plushenko figure skater Anastasia Zinina rose from fourth place after the short program to the very top after the free skate and won the Moscow Junior Championships. Zinina began her performance with a quad toe loop-double toe loop combination and then landed another quad toe loop.Continue reading “Anastasia Zinina wins Moscow Junior Championships”

Maria Paramonova leads Moscow Junior Championships after short program

Maria Paramonova skated a clean short program at the Moscow Junior Championships and is the leader among 36 junior women heading into the free skate. The representative of CSKA began her short program with a triple flip, then landed a double axel, and completed a triple Lutz-triple toe loop combination. Paramonova earned a score ofContinue reading “Maria Paramonova leads Moscow Junior Championships after short program”

Eteri Tutberidze’s skaters win at Moscow Youth Championships

Eteri Tutberidze’s students continue dominating on all levels of women’s figure skating – this week, Lyubov Rubtsova and Daria Sarymsakova won the gold and silver medals, respectively, at the Moscow Youth Championships. Rubtsova was first after the short program with a score of 66.87 points. She began her free skate with a double axel-triple toeContinue reading “Eteri Tutberidze’s skaters win at Moscow Youth Championships”

Figure skating competition in Russia includes skater named Yuna Kim

Russian website Sport vokrug (English: Sport Around) – which is a resource for sports competitions – posted the list of participants for a junior level figure skating competition at the Olympic Reserve Sports School Vorobyovy gory in Moscow and it includes a figure skater named Yuna Kim. The skater is scheduled to compete in theContinue reading “Figure skating competition in Russia includes skater named Yuna Kim”

Elizaveta Berestovskaya returns to Sergei Davydov

13-year-old Russian figure skater Elizaveta Berestovskaya has returned to Sergei Davydov’s group, after it was reported in early March that she would be transferring to Eteri Tutberidze’s team. Post on Instagram by Sergei Davydov’s team: Friends, good day everyone!!!We inform you that Liza Berestovskaya has resumed training in her native CSKA club, in her team!!!WeContinue reading “Elizaveta Berestovskaya returns to Sergei Davydov”

Russian figure skaters fly to World Championships

The athletes who will be representing the Figure Skating Federation of Russia at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships finished their training camp in Novogorsk and boarded a charter flight to Stockholm today. Only the figure skaters, their coaches, doctors, as well as federation officials and Channel One journalists are onboard the Boeing 737 –Continue reading “Russian figure skaters fly to World Championships”

Cup of Russia Final to be held in Moscow in end of February

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced that the Cup of Russia series Final will take place from February 27 through March 2 at the Megasport Sport Palace in Moscow. Originally scheduled to take place from February 23 to 27 in Veliky Novgorod, Russia’s figure skating federation decided to relocate the event to the nation’sContinue reading “Cup of Russia Final to be held in Moscow in end of February”

Russia to host domestic team competition

A source informed Russian news outlet RIA Novosti that the Figure Skating Federation of Russia plans to hold a domestic team competition in February. Following the cancellation of the European Championships, which were supposed to take place in late January in Zagreb, the Russian figure skating executives expressed their desire to hold additional tournaments inContinue reading “Russia to host domestic team competition”

Cup of Russia Final will be held in Moscow

Originally scheduled to take place in Veliky Novgorod – about 300 miles west of Moscow – from February 23 to 27, the Cup of Russia Final will be moved to the country’s capital. Alexander Kogan, the General Director of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia, told Russian media publication RIA Novosti: “The final of theContinue reading “Cup of Russia Final will be held in Moscow”

This week’s Figure Skating Championship of Moscow

This week, the Megasport Sport Palace will host the Figure Skating Championship of Moscow. You can watch the competition on YouTube. Schedule Wednesday, December 9 12:00 – Ladies, short program4:00AM New York | 3:00AM Chicago | 1:00AM Los Angeles 13:15 – Men, short program5:15AM New York | 4:15AM Chicago | 2:15AM Los Angeles 14:15 –Continue reading “This week’s Figure Skating Championship of Moscow”