Sofia Muravieva’s score adjusted and Anna Shcherbakova moves up to second place at Russian Nationals

Following the events of the second day at the 2022 Russian Figure Skating Championships, Sofia Muravieva’s short program score was adjusted – meaning Anna Shcherbakova moves into second place heading into tomorrow’s free skate. Muravieva received a one point deduction for a delayed start – each figure skater has 30 seconds to take their startingContinue reading “Sofia Muravieva’s score adjusted and Anna Shcherbakova moves up to second place at Russian Nationals”

Kamila Valieva leads after short program in Russia; Mark Kondratiuk wins, Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin retain national title

On the second day of the 2022 Russian Figure Skating Championships, the much awaited women’s event commenced – which will be a major criteria to help determine the three Russian women who will participate at the upcoming Winter Olympics – while the men’s and ice dance disciplines decided new national champions. 2020 World Junior championContinue reading “Kamila Valieva leads after short program in Russia; Mark Kondratiuk wins, Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin retain national title”

Sofia Muravieva wins fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series

At the fifth stage of this season’s Cup of Russia series in Perm, two of the world’s best international junior level figure skaters performed triple axels and quads – Sofia Muravieva winning the short program event and Adelia Petrosian topping the standings in the free skate event – but Muravieva successfully defended her seventeen-point leadContinue reading “Sofia Muravieva wins fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series”

Sofia Muravieva lands triple axel and leads after short program at fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series

This week, Perm is hosting the fifth stage of this season’s Cup of Russia series – a less star-studded series compared to last season when major international competitions were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic – but Russia’s younger figure skaters continue proving that the country’s future is not just bright, but possibly capable ofContinue reading “Sofia Muravieva lands triple axel and leads after short program at fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series”

Sofia Muravieva wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria

At the final stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Sofia Muravieva delivered a clean free skate and edged out Isabeau Levito to win the Russian junior women’s fifth consecutive gold medal and qualify for the Grand Prix Final. The 15-year-old had a quad planned in her routine but didContinue reading “Sofia Muravieva wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria”

Sofia Muravieva leads ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria after short program

At the final stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix stage, in Austria, Russian figure skater Sofia Muravieva took the lead of the junior women’s event in a close battle after the short program. Runner-up at the third stage of the series, Muravieva began her performance with a double axel, andContinue reading “Sofia Muravieva leads ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria after short program”

Russian women dominate short program at Junior Grand Prix event

Russian figure skaters could not participate in the first two stages of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series due to restrictions for Russian citizens entering France because of COVID-19; this week, the Russians have returned and have done so impressively in Slovakia. In the junior women’s event, 15-year-old Sofia Muravieva, who trainsContinue reading “Russian women dominate short program at Junior Grand Prix event”