Reigning ISU European Champion Alena Kostornaia (RUS) came out on top in the Ladies Short Program at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup in Moscow on Friday. Russia’s 2015 World Champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva finished second, while Alexandra Trusova (RUS) is standing in third place.
Anastasia Mishina/Aleksandr Galliamov edged their Russian compatriots and ISU European Champions Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitrii Kozlovskii for a narrow lead in the Pairs Short Program at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup in Moscow on Friday. ISU World Junior Champions Apollinariia Panfilova/Dmitry Rylov (RUS) are sitting in third.
ISU European Champions Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsalapov of Russia danced to a strong lead in the Rhythm Dance at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup in Moscow on Friday. Teammates Tiffani Zagorski/Jonathan Guerreiro were a solid second, followed by Anastasia Skoptcova/Kirill Aleshin, also from Russia.
Georgia’s 2020 European bronze medalist Morisi Kvitelashvili captured the Men’s Short Program as the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup kicked off Friday in Moscow. Petr Gumennik of Russia came second followed by teammate Mikhail Kolyada.
The reigning ISU European Figure Skating Champions in all disciplines Dmitri Aliev (RUS), Alena Kostornaia (RUS), Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitrii Kozlovskii (RUS) and Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsalapov (RUS) as well as World and European medalists lead the lineup at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup from November 20-22, in Moscow (RUS).
The current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic affecting many parts of the world means that travel restrictions are currently in place and the travel situation is likely to remain complex for the coming months in which the Beijing 2022 Test Events were scheduled. The Beijing 2022 Organising Committee (Beijing 2022), the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Winter Sports Federations (IFs), concluded that it was necessary to take an immediate joint decision on a tailored programme based on the needs of each individual IF. Beijing 2022, the IOC, IPC and the IFs jointly decided to develop an adapted sports testing programme in preparation for the Olympic Winter Games 2022. The adapted programme will replace the organization of a series of international Test Events originally planned for the month of December 2020 and the first quarter of 2021.
Legendary Russian Figure Skating coach Igor Moskvin has passed away at the age of 91 on November 10, 2020. In his long career as a coach, Moskvin built the foundation of Figure Skating in the Soviet Union and contributed significantly to the development of Figure Skating in Russia and worldwide.
The favorites took the prize at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating SHISEIDO Cup of China in Chongqing. They and other skaters provided some extraordinary performances at this second ISU Grand Prix event. Overall, 27 skaters/couples that all represented the host country competed at SHISEIDO Cup of China.
The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - SHISEIDO Cup of China took place this weekend in Chongqing (CHN). We have great pictures to show for it. Have a look at the In Focus selection.
Cheng Peng/Yang Jin of China celebrated an assured and emphatic victory in the Pairs event at the ISU Grand Prix Shiseido Cup of China Saturday. Yuchen Wang/Yihang Huang (CHN) claimed the silver medal and Daizifei Zhu/Yuhang Liu (CHN) picked up the bronze.
China’s golden boy Boyang Jin easily jumped to his second, consecutive Cup of China Men's title in Chongqing Saturday. Han Yan (CHN) continued his comeback with a repeat of last year’s silver medal and newcomer Yudong Chen (CHN) earned the bronze on his debut at an ISU senior-level Grand Prix event.
ISU World and Four Continents competitor Hongyi Chen of China scored a runaway victory with 38 points to spare at the ISU Grand Prix Shiseido Cup of China in Chongqing Saturday. Angel Li (CHN) took the silver medal and Minzhi Jin (CHN) secured the bronze.
Shiyue Wang/Xinyu Liu (CHN) flew high with their “Black Swan” Free Dance at the ISU Grand Prix Shiseido Cup of China in Chongqing Saturday, claiming victory with 14 points to spare. Hong Chen/Zhuoming Sun (CHN) took the silver medal and the bronze went to Wanqi Ning/Chao Wang (CHN).
Cheng Peng/Yang Jin (CHN) recovered from an early mishap to take a 12-point lead in the Pairs Short Program at the ISU Grand Prix Shiseido Cup of China in Chongqing on Friday. Yuchen Wang/Yihang Huang (CHN) are second, followed by the new team of Daizifei Zhu/Yuhang Liu (CHN).
Boyang Jin of China is poised for gold after a strong performance in the Men’s Short Program at the ISU Grand Prix Shiseido Cup of China in Chongqing (CHN) on Friday. Han Yan (CHN) sits in second, comfortably ahead of Yudong Chen (CHN).