Posts Tagged ‘2010 Russian National Figure Skating Championships’

Plushenko takes back national title after 4-year hiatus

Plushenko takes back national title after 4-year hiatus

Evgeni Plushenko of St. Petersburg (SPB) won the men’s 2010 Russian National title with a powerful,  but flawed performance of his tango routine. Sergei Voronov (SPB) finished in second overall, while Artem Borodulin (MOS) maintained third place for the bronze.

Plushenko popped…

Kavaguti and Smirnov win third consecutive national title

Kavaguti and Smirnov win third consecutive national title

Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of St. Petersburg (SPB) defended their overnight lead to  win their third consecutive national title.

Maria Mukhortova and Maxim Trankov (SPB) maintained second overall to win silver, while Vera…

Domnina and Shabalin win third national title

Domnina and Shabalin win third national title

Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin took the Ice Dance title, while Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev of Moscow (MOS) edged out  Ekaterina Rubleva and Ivan Shefer (MOS) for the silver.

Ekaterina Riazanova and Ilia Tkachenko (MOB) maintained…

Ksenia Makarova crowned new Russian Champion

Ksenia Makarova crowned new Russian Champion

Ksenia Markova of St. Petersburg (SPB) won the ladies event in a tight field of four. Alena Leonova (SPB) rose two spots to to claim silver, while Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (SPB) catapulted from 10th to third overall.

Tuktamysheva skated first…

Domnina and Shabalin maintain easy lead after Original Dance

Domnina and Shabalin maintain easy lead after Original Dance

Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin of Moscow Oblast (MOB) maintained an easily lead after the Original Dance (OD), while Ekaterina Rubleva and Ivan Shefer of Moscow (MOS) and Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev (MOS) are nearly…

Kavaguti and Smirnov prevail after Short Program

Kavaguti and Smirnov prevail after Short Program

Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of St. Petersburg (SPB)   prevailed over Maria Mukhortova and Maxim Trankov (SPB) with a 3-point-lead in the Pairs Short Program.

The students of Tamara Moskvina were the next to last to skate,…

Domnina and Shabalin lead after Compulsory Dance

Domnina and Shabalin lead after Compulsory Dance

The Russian National Figure Skating Champions kicked off with nine dance teams  performing Tango Romantica for the Compulsory Dance (CD).

As expected, current World Champions Oksana Domnina  and Maxim Shabalin of Moscow Oblast (MOB)…

Sofya Biryukova first after Short Progam

Sofya Biryukova first after Short Progam

The Ladies event at the 2010 Russian National Figure Skating Championships is a two-fold  competition. With only half of the competitors being age-eligible for  ISU Championships, securing a spot on the Olympic team and winning a  medal at…

Evgeni Plushenko takes first in Men’s Short

Evgeni Plushenko takes first in Men’s Short

In the Men’s event,  Evgeni Plushenko of St. Petersburg (SPB) posted an unprecedented score of  100.09 (54.05/46.04) points (including +3.00 bonus for landing a clean  quad-triple combination) to win the short program.

The …