Posts Tagged ‘Elizaveta Tuktamysheva’

Kostner claims fifth European crown in Zagreb

Kostner claims fifth European crown in Zagreb

World Champion Carolina Kostner of Italy returned in style to the major international scene by claiming her fifth European title as the competition concluded at the 2013 ISU European…

Tuktamysheva captures gold at 2013 Russian Nationals

Tuktamysheva captures gold at 2013 Russian Nationals

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva won her first national title in the last event of the 2013 Russian National Figure Skating Championships. Elena Radionova moved one spot up to capture the silver, while defending champion Adelina Sotnikova had to…

Tuktamysheva leads ladies at Russian Nationals

Tuktamysheva leads ladies at Russian Nationals

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva won the Ladies Short Program on the second day of the 2013 Russian National Figure Skating Championships. Defending champion Adelina Sotnikova finished second and her club mate, Elena Radionova, came in third.

Tuktamysheva finally broke…

Wagner wins second consecutive Grand Prix gold in Paris

Wagner wins second consecutive Grand Prix gold in Paris

USA’s Ashley Wagner skated off with her second consecutive Grand Prix gold medal at 2012 Trophee Eric Bompard in Paris. Russian teenagers Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Julia Lipnitskaia took silver and…

Tuktamysheva’s quest for perfection

Tuktamysheva’s quest for perfection

On a sunny afternoon in the mountainous resort of Pinzolo, Italy, Russia’s Elizaveta (Lisa) Tuktamysheva is on the ice practicing footwork and connecting moves in a session with renowned American choreographer Tom Dickson.

The Youth Olympic Champion arrived the previous day with her…

Tuktamysheva wins second Grand Prix gold in Paris

Tuktamysheva wins second Grand Prix gold in Paris

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia continued her successful debut on the senior scene by winning the Trophée Bompard Saturday in Paris, France. A feat even Mao Asada (JPN) and Yuna Kim (KOR) didn’t accomplish in their first senior season. The 14-year-old defended…

Tuktamysheva outskates competitors to win Ladies short at Bompard

Tuktamysheva outskates competitors to win Ladies short at Bompard

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia once again out-skated more experienced rivals to win the Ladies short program Friday at Trophée Bompard in Paris. Italy’s Carolina Kostner and USA’s Alissa Czisny follow in second and third.

 Tuktamysheva gave a similar strong performance of her Tango short…

Prodigy Tuktamysheva strikes gold in Grand Prix debut

Prodigy Tuktamysheva strikes gold in Grand Prix debut

Russian prodigy Elizaveta (Lisa) Tuktamysheva claimed the gold in her senior Grand Prix figure skating debut at Skate Canada International on Saturday, outshining more experienced competitors. Akiko Suzuki of Japan won the free skating to move up from fourth to second…

Tuktamysheva upsets favorites at Skate Canada

Tuktamysheva upsets favorites at Skate Canada

Russia’s Elizaveta (Lisa) Tuktamysheva won the Ladies short program at Skate Canada International Friday in Mississauga as the favorites stumbled. Two U.S. competitors, Ashley Wagner and Rachael Flatt, placed second and third.

Tuktamysheva had a strong figure skating debut at the…

Russian ladies 1-2 after short program at Junior Worlds

Russian ladies 1-2 after short program at Junior Worlds

The Russian girls dominated the Junior Ladies Short Program as expected with Adelina Sotnikova edging out Elizaveta Tuktamysheva by less than one point…

Sotnikova grabs second Russian National title

Sotnikova grabs second Russian National title

The Ladies Long Program of the Russian National Championships turned out to be a test of nerves. Adelina Sotnikova and Alena Leonova passed the test with flying colors, capturing gold and silver respectively. Elizaveta Tuktamysheva rose…

Tuktamysheva ready to make an impact

Tuktamysheva ready to make an impact

She doesn’t like to be called a wunderkind, but  Elizaveta (“Lisa”) Tuktamysheva is for sure a skating prodigy. As a tiny 11-year-old, she competed at the Russian National Figure Skating Championships in 2008 (senior level), and achieved the highest technical score of the field…