Sergei Grinkov, the classic Russian pairs skater who won two Olympic gold medals with his wife and partner, Yekaterina Gordeyeva, died suddenly yesterday in Lake Placid, N. Grinkov, who was 28, apparently suffered a heart attack. The couple were training yesterday morning with Coach Marina Zueva when Grinkov collapsed at a rink in the Lake Placid Olympic Center, according to a statement issued by the International Management Group, which represents the defending Olympic champions. Paramedics arrived within four minutes, and Grinkov was taken to the Adirondack Medical Center, where the staff attempted cardiopulmonary resuscitation for about an hour before declaring him dead at P. The cause of death is suspected to be a heart attack, said Chandler Ralph, president of the Adirondack Medical Center. An autopsy will be performed today, she said. Grinkov and the year-old Gordeyeva, the and Olympic pairs champions, skated with a striking precision, fluidity, unison and cleanliness of line. Grinkov was the perfect partner because he was willing to sublimate himself with a quiet anonymity, while his wife became the focus of their muscular lifts and captivating throws. Their signature maneuver, not performed in recent years, was a quadruple twist, in which he threw her for a four-revolution spin.
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By Joe Davies For Mailonline. Australian figure skating champion Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya has died at the age of 20 after reportedly jumping from a window. The cause of the former Olympic skater’s death on Friday in Moscow has not yet been disclosed. Figure skating champion Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya has died at the age of 20 after reportedly falling out a window in Moscow.
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At 15 years old, Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova is already making waves in the sport. She’s ranked fifth in the world as of January 21, and has the potential to win the gold at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Here’s everything you need to now about skating’s newest superstar. She was born in Izhevsk, Russia, almost miles east of Moscow.
But she moved to Moscow to live with her grandma at the age of She now trains there. She was named after another Russian performer. Alina’s parents named her after watching Russian rhythmic gymnast Alina Kabaeva perform, according to the PyeongChang Olympics website. Just by the way, her parents didn’t give her a name until she was one year old and they were watching gymnastics. They saw Kabaeva perform and were inspired.
Now, Alina says Kabaeva is one of her idols.
Three younger Russian skaters working with her coach Eteri Tutberidze swept the podium, with two of those landing quadruple jumps, something Zagitova has never managed to do. Ever since the world championships in March, Zagitova said she had been drawing up and signing contracts with herself to commit to skating well at particular competitions, as a way of staying motivated. In those moments, I always wanted to stop, but I understood that I liked it too.
The Olympic gold medalist Adelina Sotnikova skated her last competition in before shifting her focus to TV work, while Olympic team champion Yulia Lipnitskaya retired in , citing an eating disorder.
A Russian figure skating face-off ends in triumph for year-old in three weeks as her Russian figure skating team-mate Evgenia Medvedeva returned to I’ll do my best, but I don’t know a date or competition where I’ll try it.
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The Winter Olympic games in PyeongChang, South Korea, will be an extravaganza of cold weather sports, over which the real-life couples of ice skating will arguably take the center stage. So perhaps it should come as no surprise that many of the figure skating and ice dancing pairs at the Winter Olympics are couples both on and off the ice — after all, partners that skate together, stay together. Both skated with other partners beforehand but what will make this Olympics even more special is that this will be the first games that the pair will be competing as a real-life couple.
In an interview with NBC , Evan shared that he thinks this Olympics will be momentous for the both of them. While Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue are no longer together, the pair dated for two-and-a-half years despite initially not liking one another as partners on the ice.
SKATING AROUND THE GLOBE · Russian Test Skates. by Team IFS | Aug 9, by Team IFS. U.S. Figure Skating has announced its team envelopes for the season and the dates for domestic qualifying competitions.
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Through this campaign, the ISU aims to encourage people to stay strong, to support each other in creative and mindful ways and together we will get UpAgain. Sport, peace and unity is more important than ever in these times of crisis. If you thought you had no more Skating to watch, think again! A total of 21 teams representing 16 ISU Members countries have entered the sixth edition of the Championships, to compete for the title currently held by Team Junost Junior of Russia.
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Links 2. Clubs of the SWP region are invited to send us news items for inclusion here. She jumped out of a window of her apartment on the sixth floor of a Moscow building to the ground and and was pronounced dead shortly afterwards. The amount we had achieved during our partnership is something I can never forget and will always hold close to my heart. This news is something you can never prepare for. Rest In Peace, Katia. Alexandrovskaya was born in Moscow on January 1, , and after doing singles she had been training in the Moscow pair skating school of Nina Mozer from But she could not find a longtime good partner until Australian skater Harley Windsor came to Russia in early with his Russian-born coach to find a partner.
In Australia only few people practice skating and he could not find any girl who wanted to do pair skating competitively with him. Mozer recommended he try with Alexandrovskaya and helped her to get released from Russia within a few weeks because nobody expected she would ever become a top skater. They began to train in the spring of and made such quick progress that they competed in the Junior Grand Prix in the same year, even winning their second Junior Grand Prix in Tallinn, Estonia.