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Doronina Wants to Lead Russian Ladies Back to the Top

Doronina Wants to Lead Russian Ladies Back to the Top

Not long ago, Russia’s figure skaters in the ladies discipline were a force to be reckoned with. Irina Slutskaya not only won Olympic silver in 2002 and bronze in 2006,…

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Doronina defends Russian National title

Katarina Gerboldt, who stood in sixth after the short, won the ladies free skate, but missed the podium by 0.80 points. The 18-year-old earned 96.76 (46.98/52.28) points for her performance to Scheherezade and 144.64 overall.

The student of Alexei Mishin received two points deduction – one for falling on her second triple and another for finishing behind the music. Nonetheless, the 2007 Golden Spin bronze medalist landed four triple jumps:…

Doronina leads ladies at Russian Nationals

Doronina leads ladies at Russian Nationals

In the Ladies Short Program, defending champion Ksenia Doronina finally overcame the difficulties which plagued her this season. Doronina was forced to withdraw from the Cup of Russia in November by the Russian Figure Skating Federation (RFSF) due to poor showings at national competitions.

In St. Petersburg,…

Doronina catapults to gold at Russian Nationals

Ksenia Doronina, who was 13th last year, rose from fourth place after the short program to win the title. Alexandra Ievleva won the silver, while Elena Sokolova had to settle for bronze.

All medalists have earned a spot at the upcoming European Figure Skating Championships.

Lilia Biktagirova and Yana Smekhnova did not compete. The reasons were not confirmed at the time of this article, however it was suggested by officials that…