Best Newcomer


ISU Skating Awards 2020 - Best Newcomer

Honors a talented Single Skater or Pair or Ice Dance Couple competing very successfully in ISU Events on the Senior level for the first season.

Alena Kostornaia (RUS)


16 year old Muscovite Alena Kostornaia turned the tables and won the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and then, after winning silver at the Russian Nationals, she went on to become the 2020 ISU European Figure Skating Champion in her first try. Biography



ISU SA Newcomer Young You web

Young YOU (KOR)


Young You was born in Seoul, South Korea and became a national champion at 11. Now 16, she came fresh out of juniors to claim bronze in her first ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating event at Skate Canada International. In front of a home town crowd, at the ISU Four Continents she delivered a stellar, emotional performance full of grace and power and the triple axel, earning herself the silver medal.


ISU SA Newcomer Alexandra Trusova web

Alexandra TRUSOVA (RUS)


Alexandra Trusova, born in Ryazan, Russia, was only 15 when she graduated to the senior ranks. She re-wrote skating history and holds the highest Free Skating score of 166.62. Known as the quad Queen, she is the first female skater to land a quad Lutz, a quad Flip and quad Toe Loops in international competition.