Posts Tagged ‘2012 Russian National Figure Skating Championships’

Sotnikova captures third national title

Sotnikova captures third national title

The Ladies Long Program at the 2012 Russian National Figure Skating Championships was a nerve-racking event, but in the end, overnight leader Adelina Sotnikova was able to withstand the pressure to capture her third title. Julia Lipnitskaia won the silver, while…

Bazarova and Larionov win their first national title

Bazarova and Larionov win their first national title

As predicted, Vera Bazarova and Yuri Larionov captured their first national title at the 2012 Russian National Figure Skating Championships in front of an enthusiastic home crowd.

Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov…

Bobrova and Soloviev defend national title

Bobrova and Soloviev defend national title

The second set of medals at the 2012 Russian National Figure Skating Championships was decided in the ice dancing competition. The top three teams maintained their overnight positions with Ekaterina…

Plushenko wins ninth national title

Plushenko wins ninth national title

The first medals of the 2012 Russian National Figure Skating Championships were decided in Men’s division. As expected, Evgeni Plushenko had no trouble with defending his overnight lead and won the ninth national title of his career. Artur Gachinski repeated his last…

Sotnikova, Makarova come back strong at Russian Nationals

Sotnikova, Makarova come back strong at Russian Nationals

The second day of the 2012 Russian National Figure Skating Championships continued with the Ladies Short Program, which was expected to be the most competitive event. Of the 18 competitors, 16 worked on a a triple-triple combination during the practices in Saransk….

Plushenko returns triumphant

Plushenko returns triumphant

Evgeni Plushenko’s second comeback to eligible figure skating turned out to be as triumphant as the first one at the 2012 Russian National Figure Skating Championships. The 2006 Olympic champion currently leads the field ahead of training mate Artur Gachinski and…

Bazarova and Larionov shine on home ice

Bazarova and Larionov shine on home ice

The withdrawal of the two leading pair skating teams – Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov and Yuko Kavaguti /Alexander Smirnov (both due to injuries of the male partners) – left the field at…

Bobrova and Soloviev skate last to finish first

Bobrova and Soloviev skate last to finish first

The 2012 Russian National Figure Skating Championships began today in Saransk, Mordovia with the Short Dance event. Despite being held the last weekend before New Year, the competition attracted a…