Lyudmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov. Two-time Olympic champions, four-time world and European champions, six-time USSR champions.
It was Lyudmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov who became the founders of the wonderful school of Soviet figure skating. In 1964, they won the first gold medal in the history of Soviet figure skating.
The Soviet sports leadership did not differ in favor of this duet, despite this, Belousova and Protopopov continued to shine on the ice until 1969, when in 1979 an event occurred that changed their life. During a tour in Switzerland, Belousova and Protopopov decided to stay there. Their names were deleted from all Soviet directories telling about the Olympic achievements. Continue reading
Vanessa James and Morgan Sipre skated their free hand at the 2019 World Team Championship in a single rush and won
Yes, it happens. If you have not seen the powerful free program of the gorgeous French couple Vanessa James-Morgan Sipre, be sure to check it out. This rental was the last of the season. Next year, skaters will definitely change the program.
But exactly the same thing can be said about the Russian couple, thin, lyrical and soulful. Natalia Zabiyako and Alexander Enbert. More recently, no one set them, they were considered the third number of the team. But, it can be said, skaters, having changed partners and partners, having experienced injuries and disbelief in themselves, found each other. Today, this is a gorgeous couple who performed the song “You Continue reading
About five years ago, only a narrow circle of specialists knew about Mikhail Kolyada, and there was a little more circle of fans. Now the young figure skater is the hope of domestic male figure skating and a worthy contender for world podiums.
Childhood and youth
The future skater was born February 18, 1995 in the suburbs of St. Petersburg – Kolpino. Mikhail is the eldest son in the family, he has two sisters and a brother, who had to be looked after, so he can do everything at home. One of the sisters was also interested in figure skating, but then her parents could not take her daughter to classes. Continue reading
The Japanese skater Shoma Uno has been training for several weeks in a group with Russian specialist Eteri Tutberidze at a base in Novogorsk. Other athletes from Khrustalny are delighted with the arrival of the Japanese, but he himself suffers from food and is exhausting. “Gazeta.Ru” – about how the two-time vice world champion settled down in Russia.
The team of the Russian coach Eteri Tutberidze this summer was excited by the news of the arrival of the Japanese soloist Shoma Uno at the summer training camp in Novogorsk. Two-time vice world champion announced the termination of employment with Matiko Yamada and Mihoko Higuchi, who actually put him on skates, at the end of the season.
The Japanese decided to try his hand at Europe, where he had never traveled. And Russia became the first point – for several weeks the Japanese have been training with Tutberidze. While the work is given to him with difficulty.
In the “Crystal” skaters took Uno’s arrival with enthusiasm – after all, the star of Japan. Photographed with a famous Continue reading
Yuzuru Hanyu is a Japanese skater who, despite her young age, is already called the legend and pride of the country. The young man has already managed to set several Olympic records, win world and Olympic “gold” in single skating and take first place in the ranking of the International Union of Skaters.
Childhood and youth
The future athlete was born in the Japanese city of Sendai on December 7, 1994. It is noteworthy that the school in which Yuzuru studied was also graduated from the famous skaters Takeshi Honda and Shizuka Arakawa. Continue reading