Anna Shcherbakova wins ladies event, leads Russia to first World Team Trophy victory

The 2021 World Team Trophy came to an end on Saturday and it was a major success for the Russian figure skaters – in the final event, Anna Shcherbakova won the country’s sixth of eight events and Russia celebrated their first ever victory in the competition’s history. 2021 World champion Anna Shcherbakova landed but steppedContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova wins ladies event, leads Russia to first World Team Trophy victory”

Mishina and Galliamov win pairs event, extend Russia’s lead at World Team Trophy

The pairs’ discipline at the 2021 World Team Trophy ended on Saturday and Russia continued their dominance on the quest to win the country’s first ever title in this competition. Newly crowned World champions three weeks ago, Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov opened their free skate program with a side-by-side triple Salchow-Euler-triple Salchow combination andContinue reading “Mishina and Galliamov win pairs event, extend Russia’s lead at World Team Trophy”

Nathan Chen wins men’s event at World Team Trophy, Russia extends lead

Nathan Chen remained undefeated after his impressive performance in the men’s event at the 2021 World Team Trophy and earned the United States another twelve points, but two Russians in the top five managed to increase their country’s lead after six of the eight events. Three-time consecutive World champion Nathan Chen began his free skateContinue reading “Nathan Chen wins men’s event at World Team Trophy, Russia extends lead”

Sinitsina and Katsalapov win ice dance discipline, another twelve points for Russia

Russia continues to dominate the 2021 World Team Trophy in Osaka, Japan on Friday. Following a first place in the pairs’ short program earlier, ice dancers Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov earned their country a fourth of five available twelve points so far. After a top score in the rhythm dance yesterday, 2021 World championsContinue reading “Sinitsina and Katsalapov win ice dance discipline, another twelve points for Russia”

Mishina and Galliamov win another event for Russia at World Team Trophy

The fourth and final discipline of the 2021 World Team Trophy began on Friday; in the fourth of eight events so far – Russia placed first for the third time and increased their lead at the top of the team standings over the United States and Japan. To no surprise, newly crowned World champions AnastasiaContinue reading “Mishina and Galliamov win another event for Russia at World Team Trophy”

Shcherbakova and Tuktamysheva extend Russia’s lead at World Team Trophy

After Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov put Russia at the top of the team standings in the first event at the 2021 World Team Trophy, the two World champions in the ladies’ category extended their country’s lead. Newly crowned 2021 World champion Anna Shcherbakova landed a triple axel and then a triple flip to beginContinue reading “Shcherbakova and Tuktamysheva extend Russia’s lead at World Team Trophy”

Captains selected for World Team Trophy

The captains of each country at the 2021 World Team Trophy were announced on Thursday. Among them is the only lady with this honor – Russia’s Elizaveta Tuktamysheva. Canada will be captained by 2014 World Junior champion Nam Nguyen, France – four-time national champion Kevin Aymoz, Italy – five-time national champion in pairs’ skating MatteoContinue reading “Captains selected for World Team Trophy”

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva wins GQ magazine award

2015 World champion and 2021 World silver medalist Elizaveta Tuktamysheva received the GQ Super Woman award in a ceremony in Moscow on Friday. The GQ Super Woman award has been presented to women in various fields since 2018. This year, 12 women become recipients of the award. Tuktamysheva posted on Instagram: ” GQ SUPER WOMANContinue reading “Elizaveta Tuktamysheva wins GQ magazine award”

Anna Shcherbakova will be on Russian late night talk show Vecherniy Urgant

Reigning World champion Anna Shcherbakova will appear on the popular Russian late night talk show Vecherniy Urgant (English: Evening Urgant) this upcoming Friday. The show is hosted by TV show presenter Ivan Urgant and airs on Channel One, as well as simultaneously broadcasted on YouTube. Friday’s episode with the 17-year-old figure skater is scheduled toContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova will be on Russian late night talk show Vecherniy Urgant”

Russia announces skaters for World Team Trophy

Following the completion of the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships, the Figure Skating Federation of Russia already announced the athletes who will represent the nation at the World Team Trophy competition next month in Japan. The selected skaters are newly crowned World champion Anna Shcherbakova and former World title holder Elizaveta Tuktamysheva in the ladies’Continue reading “Russia announces skaters for World Team Trophy”