Maiia Khromykh wins at Warsaw Cup, Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin celebrate first senior international level gold

At this week’s International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition in Poland – the 2021 Warsaw Cup – 15-year-old Russian figure skater Maiia Khromykh fought through a challenging free skate program but managed to come out on top and win the gold medal. Khromykh began her free skate routine with two quad attempts – completingContinue reading “Maiia Khromykh wins at Warsaw Cup, Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin celebrate first senior international level gold”

Diana Davis & Gleb Smolkin lead at Warsaw Cup after rhythm dance, Sota Yamamoto and Evgenia Tarasova & Vladimir Morozov win gold

This week, Poland hosts the seventh competition of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series – the 2021 Warsaw Cup – and on the second day, two sets of medals were awarded. Also, the ice dance event picked up to a fascinating start, and the women’s event – led by Maiia Khromykh – willContinue reading “Diana Davis & Gleb Smolkin lead at Warsaw Cup after rhythm dance, Sota Yamamoto and Evgenia Tarasova & Vladimir Morozov win gold”

Maiia Khromykh leads after short program at Warsaw Cup

At this week’s International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition in Poland – the 2021 Warsaw Cup – 15-year-old Russian figure skater Maiia Khromykh did enough to take the lead of the women’s event after the short program. Winner of the Budapest Trophy in October and silver medalist at the Grand Prix of Italy earlierContinue reading “Maiia Khromykh leads after short program at Warsaw Cup”

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”

Kurakova wins Four Nationals Championships to three-peat as Polish champion

Ekaterina Kurakova stood out among the rest of the participants at the 2021 Four Nationals Championships and successfully defended her Polish national title. The Russian-born 18-year-old was the leader after the short program, and presented a new free skate routine on the second day of the event. She opened her performance with a triple Lutz-Euler-tripleContinue reading “Kurakova wins Four Nationals Championships to three-peat as Polish champion”