Mark Kondratiuk wins 2022 European title; Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov lead after rhythm dance in Tallinn

The 2022 European Figure Skating Championships continued on Friday in Tallinn, Estonia and determined a new champion in the men’s discipline, as well as began the ice dance event with the favorites securely in the top three. Fresh off of his victory at the Russian Championships last month, 18-year-old Mark Kondratiuk performed two personal bestContinue reading “Mark Kondratiuk wins 2022 European title; Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov lead after rhythm dance in Tallinn”

Kamila Valieva shatters another world record; Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov become European champions

The women’s discipline began the second competition day of the 2022 European Figure Skating Championships – filled with a new world record and surprising results in the medal positions – followed by the culmination of the Russian-dominated pairs’ discipline. 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva continued her undefeated and record-breaking debut season on the internationalContinue reading “Kamila Valieva shatters another world record; Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov become European champions”

Andrei Mozalev leads European Championships; Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov set world record short program score

The 2022 European Figure Skating Championships started on Wednesday in Tallinn, Estonia with the men’s and pairs’ disciplines kicking off the first Euros since 2020. A late replacement for the injured Mikhail Kolyada, last Sunday, Andrei Mozalev was added to the European Championships and took the lead after the short program, ahead of his compatriotsContinue reading “Andrei Mozalev leads European Championships; Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov set world record short program score”

Mikhail Kolyada withdraws from European Championships

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced a major withdrawal from next week’s 2022 European Championships in Tallinn, Estonia – Mikhail Kolyada will not be able to take part due to an injury. According to the report, the two-time European bronze medalist Kolyada sustained an injury during training. Coach Tatiana Mishina told Match TV thatContinue reading “Mikhail Kolyada withdraws from European Championships”

Ksenia Tsibinova switches to pairs skating

It was reported in the Russian media and later confirmed by Ksenia Tsibinova that the figure skater has switched from singles skating to pairs skating. According to the 17-year-old, she has joined Nina Mozer’s team and will train with Filipp Tarasov and Dmitry Zobnin. Recently, CSKA coach Sergei Davydov mentioned that Tsibinova told him ifContinue reading “Ksenia Tsibinova switches to pairs skating”

Adeliia Petrosian’s interview with Russia’s Match TV

14-year-old Russian figure skater Adeliia Petrosian shined in her first Russian Championships on the senior level two weeks ago – completing two quad loops and placing fourth overall, only behind Kamila Valieva, Alexandra Trusova, and Anna Shcherbakova. Another up-and-coming star of Eteri Tutberidze’s Khrustalny team, Petrosian spoke to Russia’s Match TV about her experience atContinue reading “Adeliia Petrosian’s interview with Russia’s Match TV”

Egor Rukhin transfers from Eteri Tutberidze’s team to Angels of Plushenko

Russian sports news website Sport-Express reports that figure skater Egor Rukhin has left Eteri Tutberidze’s team at Khrustalny and has transferred to Evgeni Plushenko’s Angels of Plushenko. The 17-year-old figure skater began the 2021-2022 season at CSKA with Elena Buianova and medaled at two stages of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix seriesContinue reading “Egor Rukhin transfers from Eteri Tutberidze’s team to Angels of Plushenko”

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”

Russian selections for 2022 European Championships announced

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced the figure skaters who will participate at the 2022 European Figure Skating Championships – scheduled to take place from January 10 to 16 in Tallinn, Estonia. Women Kamila ValievaAlexandra TrusovaAnna Shcherbakova Men Mark KondratiukMikhail KolyadaEvgeni Semenenko Pairs Anastasia Mishina & Aleksandr GalliamovAleksandra Boikova & Dmitrii KozlovskiiEvgenia Tarasova &Continue reading “Russian selections for 2022 European Championships announced”

Kamila Valieva dominates again; Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov capture gold at Russian Figure Skating Championships

On Saturday, the final sets of medals were decided at the 2022 Russian Figure Skating Championships in Saint Petersburg – with the must-see women’s free skate event delivering multiple quadruple jumps and making triple axels seem ordinary, while the pairs showed why Russia is at the forefront of the discipline. 2020 World Junior champion KamilaContinue reading “Kamila Valieva dominates again; Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov capture gold at Russian Figure Skating Championships”