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Thread: Ekaterina Kurakova

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    Ekaterina Kurakova

    She was really great today at the 3rd stage of Russian Cup and so was her total score of 195.04 points. Many times that is more than enough to win most senior events but this time it wasn't enough to win a junior event because Anna Shcherbakova scored a half a point or so more but that doesn't matter here.

    She is born in June 2002. Her coach is Natalia Dubinskaya.

    Fskate.ru bio
    http://www.fskate.ru/skaters/2756.html

    Recent videos.

    3rd stage of Russian Cup
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I08t00cS0xk
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izT_9-EyZSg

    2nd stage of Russian Cup
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga_05HWnovc
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ks96-1_VJ4Y

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    very nice improvement after having small jumps and under rotations last season, she is very much improved....
    hoping next season Kurakova gets a JGP assignments.

    her flexed legs and skating skills remind me of Kanako Murakami

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    Kurakova will skate at the Mentor Cup next week.

    http://mentor-ors.pl/entries/

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    She did pretty good today. Her score was 61.66 and her TES was 37.52.

    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pkv3129EOZg

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    She did good today. Her TES was 66.70.

    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkGKA64S4Xc

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    She reminds me a bit Tara Lipinski.

    This is the first time i saw her and wow, she is definitely ready for Junior grand prix next season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tolstoj View Post
    She reminds me a bit Tara Lipinski.

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    Although she only placed 9th this weekend, I thought she was one of the more interesting girls to watch. I really hope she won't get lost in the sea of talented Russian skaters.

    And I just love her dress that she wore to the opening ceremony!

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BQCAitDD1Fa/

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    Russian Junior nationals. She was 9th.

    These are from TheFSRussia's Youtube channel.
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxedMfNvFjQ
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiJj9_xLo5Y

    These are longer videos where reaction to scores are included.
    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6Z1MVC57n8
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=go9xpqyJdWI

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    Russian Cup Final. She did great even though she was only 5th. She was only about 2 points behind Trusova who was 3rd and I honestly feel Katia should have been a bit higher than 5th. Anyway, I really liked her both programs, especially her FS.

    SP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfqaSAuyLGU
    FS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yioidMBJIEE

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    Preliminary entry lists of Nationals Elder Age have been published. Obviously no one expected that Kurakova's name would be there at this early because she didn't take part to the Moscow Qualification event but it will be interesting to see if Russian Fed will add her name to the final entry list. I don't know why she didn't skate at the Moscow qualification event, maybe she was sick, or maybe she was injured. Maybe she still is, I haven't seen any info about that. Anyway, since so many girls are fighting for the last few JGP spots it would be highly beneficial for her if she would be allowed to skate at the Nationals Elder Age. Hopefully she is fit to skate and Russian Fed gives her a chance to impress one more time.

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