On January 9, the opening ceremony of the III Winter Youth Olympic Games took place. Following Austria and Norway, Switzerland takes over the competition for talented athletes. Representatives of 79 countries will compete in sixteen disciplines: biathlon, cross-country skiing, ice hockey, skiing, Nordic combined, short track, speed skating, ski jumping, bobsled, skeleton, sledding, curling, freestyle skiing, sno mountain climbing and, of course, in figure skating.
The composition of the Russian figure skating team YOI-2020:
Girls: Ksenia Sinitsyna, Anna Frolova
Boys: Andrey Mozalev, Daniil Samsonov Continue reading
Nightmare! Zagitova fell three times and was left without a medal
Both Zagitova and Costner broke under the pressure of golden prospects and did not even get into medals. The new world champion is Caitlin Osmond from Canada.
The results of the women’s free program at the World Cup were shocking – and this is not an exaggeration. Fans of the national teams of Russia and Italy in horror – Carolina Kostner and Alina Zagitova could not stand the fight for gold and retreated, having made mistakes.
Referees – Referees
But first of all – about ice dancing, which at the World Cup in Milan started only on Friday. Russia was Continue reading
Figure skating today is one of the most popular sports in the world, attracting more and more children – future champions, as well as interesting and beautiful to watch on TV or on an ice rink.
The emergence of figure skating
The first skates on iron runners appeared in the Netherlands in the 13-14 centuries, so it is she who is considered the founder of figure skating.
After the appearance of skates of a fundamentally new type, popularity also came, which incredibly contributed to the rapid development of this sport, which in those days was reduced to drawing various figures on ice and not losing a beautiful pose. Continue reading