Schedule and participants in figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics

The 2022 Winter Olympics take place from February 4 to 20 in Beijing, China – the first Winter Olympics in the country and the first time a city has held both the Summer (Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics) and the Winter Games. Medals in figure skating will be contested in the men’s, women’s, pairs’,Continue reading “Schedule and participants in figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics”

Evgeni Semenenko replaces Mikhail Kolyada on 2022 Winter Olympic team

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced on Tuesday that Mikhail Kolyada will not take part in the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics and will be replaced by Evgeni Semenenko. This comes following a positive COVID-19 test result by Kolyada prior to leaving for the pre-Olympic training camp in Krasnoyarsk. Kolyada is a three-time Russian nationalContinue reading “Evgeni Semenenko replaces Mikhail Kolyada on 2022 Winter Olympic team”

Russian Olympic figure skating team announced

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced the composition of the Russian Olympic figure skating team that will take part at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. Women: Kamila Valieva, Anna Shcherbakova, Alexandra TrusovaAlternates: Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Maya Khromykh Men: Mark Kondratiuk, Andrei Mozalev, Mikhail KolyadaAlternates: Evgeni Semenenko (added January 25, 2022), Petr Gumennik Pairs:Continue reading “Russian Olympic figure skating team announced”

U.S. Figure Skating announces men’s team for the 2022 Winter Olympics

U.S. Figure Skating announced the remainder of the U.S. team for the 2022 Winter Olympics – the men’s selections: Nathan Chen, Vincent Zhou, and Jason Brown. Three-time World champion Chen captured his sixth national title earlier today and heads to his second Olympics as the favorite to win gold. In 2018, he was shockingly seventeenthContinue reading “U.S. Figure Skating announces men’s team for the 2022 Winter Olympics”

Canada announce figure skating team for 2022 Winter Olympics

Skate Canada announced the country’s team for the 2022 Winter Olympics following the conclusion of the national championship this weekend. Women:Madeline Schizas Men:Keegan MessingRoman Sadovsky Pairs:Kirsten Moore-Towers & Michael MarinaroVanessa James & Eric Radford Ice Dance:Piper Gilles & Paul PoirierLaurence Fournier Beaudry & Nikolaj SørensenMarjorie Lajoie & Zachary Lagha

U.S. Figure Skating announces ice dancers for 2022 Winter Olympics

U.S. Figure Skating has announced the ice dancers who will perform at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China next month – Madison Chock and Evan Bates, Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donahue, as well as Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker. Chock and Bates are heading to their third Olympics after celebrating their third national titleContinue reading “U.S. Figure Skating announces ice dancers for 2022 Winter Olympics”

U.S. Figure Skating announces Olympic pairs skaters

On Sunday morning, U.S. Figure Skating announced the athletes who will participate in the pairs’ discipline at the 2022 Winter Olympics this month – Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier, as well as Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc. 2021 U.S. national champions Knierim and Frazier had to withdraw from the 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships becauseContinue reading “U.S. Figure Skating announces Olympic pairs skaters”

U.S. Figure Skating announces women who will participate at 2022 Winter Olympics

On Saturday, U.S. Figure Skating announced the women who will take part at the 2022 Winter Olympics next month – Mariah Bell, Karen Chen, and Alysa Liu. Bell is fresh off of her first national title at the 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, while Chen will be heading to her second consecutive Olympics – havingContinue reading “U.S. Figure Skating announces women who will participate at 2022 Winter Olympics”

Allison Reed denied Lithuanian citizenship, Reed and Saulius Ambrulevicius will not take part in 2022 Winter Olympics

Ice dancers Allison Reed and Saulius Ambrulevicius will not take part at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, as Reed’s application for Lithuanian citizenship was rejected. This past October, President of Lithuania Gitanas Nauseda rejected Reed’s application to obtain Lithuanian citizenship by way of an exception in order to participate at the Olympics due toContinue reading “Allison Reed denied Lithuanian citizenship, Reed and Saulius Ambrulevicius will not take part in 2022 Winter Olympics”

Alina Zagitova’s interview with Russian version of Olympics.com

2018 Olympic gold medalist, 2019 World champion, and 2018 European champion Alina Zagitova participated in all of the festivities during the week of the 2022 Russian Figure Skating Championships last month – and between her performances at the gala exhibition of national championships and at the annual Ice Fantasies of Tamara Moskvina, the 19-year-old figureContinue reading “Alina Zagitova’s interview with Russian version of Olympics.com”