Posts Tagged ‘Maria Petrova and Alexei Tikhonov’

Petrova and Tiknonov take gold at Trophee Eric Bompard

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series continued with Trophée Eric Bompard, the fourth of six qualifying events. The event was held November 16-19 at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France. Over 60 skaters from 14 different countries competed for points and monies totaling $180,000 in U.S. dollars. The points go toward qualification for the Grand Prix Final, to which the top six competitors in points…

2006 Cup of Russia: Pairs Highlights

Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany edged out Russia’s Maria Petrova and Alexei Tikhonov by 1.42 points to win the gold, while Russia’s newly-formed team of Yuko Kawaguchi and Alexander Smirnov captured the bronze.

Short Program

Savchenko and Szolkowy executed a very high throw triple flip, but Savchenko put her hand down on the landing. The current Grand Prix Final bronze medalists went on to produce good side-by-side triple toeloops,…

2003 NHK Trophy: Highlights

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series continued with the the sixth and final event (before the Grand Prix Final) November 27-30, 2003. The event took place at the Asahikawa Taisetsu Arena in Asahikawa, Hokkaido – Japan.

Ladies

Fumie Suguri of Japan won her first Grand Prix event of the season with a total score of 165.52 points. Ukraine’s Elena Liashenko placed second with 163.14 points, while Japan’s Yoshie Onda…

Different Personalities Work for Petrova and Tikhonov

Different Personalities Work for Petrova and Tikhonov

Russia’s Maria Petrova and Alexei Tikhonov are one of the odd couples of skating. It’s not just that he’s a giant and she’s tiny. Their personalities are exact opposites. The gregarious Tikhonov is so outgoing that he’s frequently…

2003 European Figure Skating Championships: Pairs Highlights

There were only 13 pairs competing at the 2003 European Championships in Malmo, Sweden this January, but they included most of the world’s top couples still remaining in amateur competition. All of the top pairs from the 2002 Europeans returned to compete for the gold and the top four remained the same as in 2002.

The competition itself was marred by errors from all of the couples. In the short,…