Posts Tagged ‘2011 Cup of Russia’

Davis and White win second Grand Prix gold for season in Moscow

Davis and White win second Grand Prix gold for season in Moscow

The last stage of the Grand Prix series concluded with the Free Dance competition at the 2011 Rostelecom Cup of Russia. The top teams finished in the same order as they did in a Short…

Hanyu takes Cup of Russia gold; Fernandez wins silver

Hanyu takes Cup of Russia gold; Fernandez wins silver

The Men’s event was the most intriguing one at the final stage of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating┬áSeries in Moscow, Russia. Depending on the relative placement of the top competitors, several skaters had a chance to join…

Savchenko and Szolkowy win Cup of Russia; Italians make history

Savchenko and Szolkowy win Cup of Russia; Italians make history

The Pairs free skating event was the highlight of the second competition day at the Moscow “Megasport” palace. The top two teams – Germany’s Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy and Russia’s Yuko Kavaguti…

Asada takes gold at Cup of Russia

Asada takes gold at Cup of Russia

The second competition day of the Rostelecom Cup attracted a sizable crowd to the Megasport Arena in Moscow, Russia. The venue with a 14,000 seat capacity was more than two thirds full for the Saturday finals, a major improvement over half-empty stands in…

Davis and White overcome a shaky start to lead at Rostelecom Cup

Davis and White overcome a shaky start to lead at Rostelecom Cup

The Short Dance was the final event of the first day at the Rostelecom Cup, but the conclusion of the competition was not quite as flawless as one might have expected from an ice dancing…

Abbott wins short program at Cup of Russia

Abbott wins short program at Cup of Russia

For the event with only nine participants and the overall running time of an hour and a half, the Men’s Short Program at the Rostelecom Cup was full of drama and the performances ranged from nearly…

Savchenko and Szolkowy skate safe, but clean in Moscow

Savchenko and Szolkowy skate safe, but clean in Moscow

With two top teams having already secured a place in the Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating, the main intrigue of the Pairs Short Program was whether or not either Germany’s Aliona Savchenko and…

Asada edges Leonova for the overnight lead in Moscow

Asada edges Leonova for the overnight lead in Moscow

The final stage of the 2011-12 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series began today in Moscow with the Ladies Short Program. With the diverse field ranging from debutants to World Champion, the level of the event was surprisingly even. Japan’s Mao Asada currently leads the ladies, followed by…