Alina Zagitova

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Alina Ilnazovna Zagitova (Russian: Алина Ильназовна ЗАГИТОВА) is a Ladies Singles skater who represents Russia. She was born on 18[SUP]th[/SUP] May 2002 in Izhevsk, Udmurtia, Russia.

Zagitova is the 2018 Olympic Champion and the 2019 World Champion. She is also a silver medalist at the Olympic Team event, the 2018 European Champion, the 2018 Russian Nationals champion and the 2017-18 Grand Prix Final champion, all in her first season as a senior. Alina was the junior ladies champion at 2016-2017 Junior Grand Prix Final, where she became the first junior lady to earn a total score above the 200 mark, (207.43 points).

She is trained by Eteri Tutberidze and Sergei Dudakov.


Updated 15 May 2020 by dorispulaski
Updated on 1 August 2019 by Mohacz
Updated by CaroLiza_fan on 19[SUP]th[/SUP] October 2018


Biographical Info

ISU Bio:
http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs00101053.htm

Allskaters.info profile
https://allskaters.info/alina_zagitova/

fskate.ru Bio (archived July 2019)
https://web.archive.org/web/20190714142255/http://www.fskate.ru/skaters/3391.html

Rink Results Bio:
http://www.rinkresults.com/skater?skater_id=23074

Stats On Ice Bio:
https://www.statsonice.com/skater/alinazagitova/

Tracings Bio:
http://tracings.net/zagi-alin.html

Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alina_Zagitova


Social Media

Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/azagitova/


Programs and Videos

2019/2020
SP: "Me Voy" by Yasmin Levy; choreo by Daniil Gleikhengauz, Eteri Tutberidze
FS: Cleopatra: "The Feeling Begins" by Peter Gabriel / "Lawrence d’Arabie ouverture" by Maurice Jarre / "Ramses" by Khatir Hicham; choreo by Daniil Gleikhengauz
Ex: "Outro" by M83; choreo. by Daniil Gleichengauz
Ex2: "Bad Guy" by Billie Eilish; choreo. by Daniil Gleichengauz

2019 Grand Prix Final2019 GP NHK Trophy2019 GP Internationaux de France2019 Japan Open

2018/2019
SP: "The Phantom of the Opera" OST by Andrew Lloyd Webber; choreo. by Daniil Gleichengauz
FS: "Carmen" by Georges Bizet; choreo. by Daniil Gleichengauz
Ex: "Survivor" (from "Tomb Raider") by 2WEI

2019 World Championships2019 European Championships2019 Russian Nationals2018/19 GPF Vancouver, Canada2018 GP Rostelecom Cup2018 GP Helsinki2018 Japan Open2018 Nebelhorn Trophy
2017/2018
SP: "Black Swan Soundtrack" by Clint Mansell / "The Middle of the World" by Nicholas Britell
FS: "Don Quixote" by Ludwig Minkus
Ex: "Afro Blue" by Jazzmeia Horn

2018 World ChampionshipsXXIII Winter Olympic Games PyeongChang 20182018 European Championships2018 Russian Nationals2017/18 Grand Prix Final Vancouver, Canada2017 GP Cup of China2017 GP Internationaux de France2017 Japan Open2017 Lombardia Trophy
2016/2017
SP: "Samson and Delilah" by Camille Saint-Saëns
FS: "Don Quixote" by Ludwig Minkus
Ex: "The Pink Panther" by Henry Mancini

2017 Junior World Championships2017 Winter European Youth Olympic2017 Russian Junior Nationals2017 Russian Nationals2016-17 JGPF2016 JGP St. Gervais2016 JGP Ljubljana3rd stage of Cup of Russia 20162016 Moscow Junior Championships
2015/2016
SP: "The Pink Panther" by Henry Mancini
FS: "Unchained Melody (Dance) [The Love Inside]" by Various Artists

2016 Russian Junior Nationals2016 Cup of Russia FinalStage 1 of the Cup of Russia 20152015 Moscow Championships
2014/2015
SP: Swing music
FS: "Harem" by Sarah Brightman

2014 Memorial Cup
Personal Best Scores

ISU Personal Best Scores for Alina Zagitova:
http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs_pb_00101053.htm

+5 / -5 Grade Of Execution System


+3 / -3 Grade Of Execution System


The Personal Best and Season Best scores that the ISU uses for a skater only take into consideration certain competitions. For example, they do not take into consideration domestic competitions, such as Sectional, Regional or National Championships.

The table below takes into consideration all the events that the skater has taken part in. These scores are referred to as “Absolute Personal Best” and “Absolute Season’s Best” so as to distinguish them from the scores recorded by the ISU.

Absolute Personal Best ScoreAbsolute Season’s Best Score

The Absolute designations are based purely on the contents of the Competitive History table in this post. If anybody knows of any scores that are not in the table, please let us know, and we will be only too happy to add them in.

+5 / -5 Grade Of Execution System

LadiesShort ProgrammeFree SkateTotal
*DateCompetitionScoreDateCompetitionScoreDateCompetitionScore
Major Championships18-24 Mar. 2019ISU World Championships 201982.0618-24 Mar. 2019ISU World Championships 2019155.4218-24 Mar. 2019ISU World Championships237.50
Grand Prix16-18 Nov. 2018GP Rostelecom Cup80.785-9 Dec. 20182018/19 GP Final148.605-9 Dec. 20182018/19 GP Final226.53
Other International Competitions27 Sep. 2018Nebelhorn Trophy79.9306 Oct. 2018Japan Open159.1826–29 Sep. 2018Nebelhorn Trophy238.43
National Competitions19-23 Dec. 20182019 Russian Nationals80.6219-23 Dec. 20182019 Russian Nationals131.4119-23 Dec. 20182019 Russian Nationals212.03
Absolute PB27 Sep. 2018ISU World Championships 201982.0606 Oct. 2018Japan Open159.1826–29 Sep. 2018Nebelhorn Trophy238.43

+3 / -3 Grade Of Execution System

LadiesElementsShort ProgrammeFree SkateTotal
*DateCompetitionScoreDateCompetitionScoreDateCompetitionScoreDateCompetitionScore
Major Championships------21 Feb. 2018Olympic Games82.9212 Feb. 2018Olympic Team Event158.0814–25 Feb. 2018Olympic Games239.57
Grands Prix------08 Dec. 2017ISU Grand Prix Final76.2718 Nov. 2017Trophée de France151.3407–10 Dec. 2017ISU Grand Prix Final223.30
Other International Competitions------14 Sep. 2017Lombardia Trophy71.2915 Sep. 2017Lombardia Trophy147.1713–16 Sep. 2017Lombardia Trophy218.46
National Competitions26 Jan. 2015Russian Championships – Urals And Volga Region43.1622 Dec. 2017Russian Championships78.1523 Dec. 2017Russian Championships155.4421–24 Dec. 2017Russian Championships233.59
Absolute PB26 Jan. 2015Russian Championships – Urals And Volga Region43.1621 Feb. 2018Olympic Games82.9212 Feb. 2018Olympic Team Event158.0814–25 Feb. 2018Olympic Games239.57

* = For more information about Personal Best scores, and to find out how the competitions were defined for the purposes of the above table, please see the following post:

https://www.goldenskate.com/forum/s...-Best-Scores&p=2144915&viewfull=1#post2144915


Competitive History

Absolute Personal Best ScoreAbsolute Season’s Best Score

Disclaimer: Absolute Personal Best (PB) and Absolute Season’s Best (SB) score designations are based purely on the contents of the Competitive History table in this post. If anybody knows of any scores that are not in the table, please let us know, and we will be only too happy to add them in.

+5 / -5 Grade Of Execution System

Date
CompetitionSPFSTotal
PosScorePosScorePosScore
2019-20 Season
4-8 Dec. 20192019-20 Grand Prix Final279.606125.636205.23
22-24 Nov. 20192019 NHK Trophy466.843151.153217.99
1-3 Nov. 20192019 Internationaux de France274.243141.822216.06
5 Oct. 20192019 Japan Open---154.412154.41
2018-19 Season
18-24 Mar. 20192019 World Championships182.061155.421237.50
21-27 Jan. 20192019 European Championships175.004123.342198.34
19-23 Dec. 20182019 Russian Nationals180.6212131.415212.03
5-9 Dec. 20182018/19 GPF Vancouver, Canada277.932148.602226.53
16-18 Nov. 20182018 GP Rostelecom Cup180.781142.171222.95
2-4 Nov. 20182018 GP Helsinki168.901146.391215.29
06 Oct. 2018Japan Open--1159.181159.18
26–29 Sep. 2018Nebelhorn Trophy179.931158.501238.43

+3 / -3 Grade Of Execution System

DateCompetitionLevelElementsSPFSTotal
PosScorePosScorePosScorePosScore
2017–18 Season
19–25 Mar. 2018ISU World ChampionshipsSenior--279.517128.215207.72
14–25 Feb. 2018Olympic GamesSenior--182.922156.652239.57
09–12 Feb. 2018Olympic Team EventSenior--1158.08Team result
2
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15–21 Jan. 2018European ChampionshipsSenior--180.271157.971238.24
21–24 Dec. 2017Russian ChampionshipsSenior--178.151155.441233.59
07–10 Dec. 2017ISU Grand Prix FinalSenior--276.271147.031223.30
17–19 Nov. 2017Trophée de FranceSenior--562.461151.341213.80
03–05 Nov. 2017Cup Of ChinaSenior--469.441144.441213.88
07 Oct. 2017Japan OpenSenior--3145.283145.28
13–16 Sep. 2017Lombardia TrophySenior--371.291147.171218.46
2016–17 Season
24–29 Mar. 2017SpartakiadJunior--177.531140.001217.53
13–19 Mar. 2017ISU Junior World ChampionshipsJunior--170.581138.021208.60
11 – 18 Feb. 2017European Youth Olympic FestivalJunior--158.301128.761187.06
01–05 Feb. 2017Russian ChampionshipsJunior--174.461142.361216.82
20–25 Dec. 2016Russian ChampionshipsSenior--374.262146.952221.21
07–11 Dec. 2016ISU Junior Grand Prix FinalJunior--170.921136.511207.43
07–11 Nov. 2016Russian Cup – 4[SUP]th[/SUP] Stage (Kazan)Senior--170.872123.341194.21
25–29 Oct. 2016Russian Cup – 3[SUP]rd[/SUP] Stage (Perm)Senior--356.361138.531194.89
21–24 Sep. 2016ISU Junior Grand Prix Ljubljana CupJunior--168.094109.293177.38
24–28 Aug. 2016ISU Junior Grand Prix St. GervaisJunior--168.071126.301194.37
2015–16 Season
12–15 Apr. 2016All-Russian Competitions Of Figure Skating In Memory Of V. L. SerebrovskySenior--1191.00
23–26 Feb. 2016Moscow ChampionshipsJunior--2051.6410108.6712160.31
16–20 Feb. 2016Russian Cup – FinalJunior--657.551121.044178.59
21–23 Jan. 2016Russian ChampionshipsJunior--1252.858108.089160.93
15–16 Dec. 2015Tournament “The Prize Of The First Russian World Champion Maria Butyrskaya”Senior--351.945100.834152.77
09–12 Dec. 2015The All-Russian Competitions in Kirov (Open Cup Kirov Region)Junior--111176.06
27–31 Oct. 2015Russian Cup – 3rd Stage (Ekaterinburg)Junior--652.891113.843166.73
17–21 Sep. 2015Russian Cup – 1[SUP]st[/SUP] Stage (Samara)Junior--655.5910103.577159.16
01–04 Sep. 2015Moscow OpenJunior--1149.933104.164154.09
2014–15 Season
12–16 Feb. 2015SpartakiadAdvanced Novice + (Older Age)--151.41187.841139.25
24–28 Jan. 2015Russian Championships – Urals And Volga RegionAdvanced Novice + (Older Age)343.16351.39386.083180.63*
(SP+FS: 137.47)
02–06 Dec. 2014Russian Cup – 5[SUP]th[/SUP] Stage (Moscow)Junior--2835.312667.7125103.02
07–11 Nov. 2014Open Championship RSDYUSSHOR On Figure Skating – Stage 1Junior--541.39376.193117.58
27–31 Oct. 2014Russian Cup – 3[SUP]rd[/SUP] Stage (Sochi)Junior--1937.681184.5313122.21
2013–14 Season
16–19 Apr. 2014Spartakiad Amongst Sports SchoolsAdvanced Novice + (Older Age)--840.16785.137125.29
21–25 Mar. 2014Russian ChampionshipsAdvanced Novice + (Older Age)2031.681742.471774.7217148.87*
(SP+FS: 117.19)
25 Feb. – 01 Mar. 2014Russian Championships – Urals And Volga RegionAdvanced Novice + (Older Age)33.201039.36575.447148.00*
(SP+FS: 114.80)
28–30 Nov. 2013Open Championship Of The Tyumen RegionAdvanced Novice + (Older Age)--242.09370.902112.99
2012–13 Season
19–22 Mar. 2013Russian ChampionshipsAdvanced Novice (Younger Age)2521.602431.301758.6822111.46*
(SP+FS: 89.98)
18–22 Aug. 2012Russian Championships – Urals And Volga RegionAdvanced Novice (Younger Age)626.00334.58660.185120.76*
(SP+FS: 94.76)
2011–12 Season
05–06 May 2012Open Championship Of The City Of KazanAdvanced Novice (Younger Age)--526.67548.03674.70
28–31 Mar. 2012Open Championship Of The Republic Of MordoviaAdvanced Novice (Younger Age)--924.60843.20867.80
28–29 Feb. 2012Open Cup Of PervouralskAdvanced Novice (Younger Age)--925.14945.76870.90
29–30 Nov. 2011The Cup Of Federation The Udmurt RepublicBasic Novice (Older Age)----741.49741.49
09–12 Nov. 2011“Tyumen Skate”Basic Novice (Older Age)----343.58343.58
2010–11 Season
20–22 Feb. 2011Open Classification Competition Of MU LDSBasic Novice (Younger Age)----730.75730.75
05–06 Nov. 2010“Tyumen skate”Basic Novice (Younger Age)----946.94946.94
14–18 Nov. 2010Open Championship Of PervouralskBasic Novice (Younger Age)----1629.801629.80

* = The total scores for these competitions also include scores for Elements, as well as the SP and FS:

DateCompetitionLevelJumpingTrack, RotationTotal Elements
PosScorePosScorePosScore
2014–15 Season
24–28 Jan. 2015Russian Championships – Urals And Volga RegionAdvanced Novice + (Older Age)326.76216.40343.16
2013–14 Season
21–25 Mar. 2014Russian ChampionshipsAdvanced Novice + (Older Age)2031.68
25 Feb. – 01 Mar. 2014Russian Championships – Urals And Volga RegionAdvanced Novice + (Older Age)817.20216.0033.20
2012–13 Season
19–22 Mar. 2013Russian ChampionshipsAdvanced Novice (Younger Age)2521.60
18–22 Aug. 2012Russian Championships – Urals And Volga RegionAdvanced Novice (Younger Age)626.00

Absolute Personal Best ScoreAbsolute Season’s Best Score

Disclaimer: Absolute Personal Best (PB) and Absolute Season’s Best (SB) score designations are based purely on the contents of the Competitive History table in this post. If anybody knows of any scores that are not in the table, please let us know, and we will be only too happy to add them in.

Exhibitions and Galas
30 July 2019 - The Ice practice & news - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKIH89NZ8n4
27 July 2019 - The Ice practice - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5YXEdUlYE8
2019 Fantasy on Ice (June 2019) - "Bad Guy" by Billie Eilish - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMFFKLODtcQ
2019 FaOI (15 June) - Jump Battle, Opening and Final - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV5FRZsUNKc
2019 Stars On Ice Japan - "Survivor" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYcLj7EmdLM


Articles, Interviews and Other Media
30 July 2019 - Puma Ambassador Promo - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sudf1Zq0ZYs
29 July 2019 - Japan Open 2019 Promo - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQ1B80yfDX4
25 July 2019 - The Ice 2019 Show Interview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxEYMWaUEjg
23 July 2019 - 2019/20 SP teaser - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-yQ3Ac3c_8
15 June 2019 - Fantasy on Ice 2019 Alina cooking - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ-zhoLsuSM
9 May 2019 - Victory Day Great Grandfathers interview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uW0OCmjrejg
1 May 2019 - Welcome to Home Izhevsk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EM3tN1UXhB8
19 April 2019 - Shiseido Interview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwlahFB1MoQ
23 March 2019 - Alina Zagitova World Champs 2019 FS Interview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kYS19JzhYM
22 March 2019 - Alina Zagitova World Champs 2019 FS Reportages - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXBgxdqkGxY
17 March 2019 - Alina Zagitova World Champs 2019 Japan TV Reportages - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfUoca3lbYw
17 March 2019 - Alina Zagitova Dancing on the Floor: Art and Magic - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fJBjDIOcOs
14 August 2018 - Commercial advertisement - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Q0M-rMlzTg
31 July 2018 - Shiseido Ambassador - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNi7lYLPwfY
30 June 2018 - Alina Zagitova life with Akita Masaru 秋田犬 勝利 Масару - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4hRzGqA6Kg
27 May 2018 - Alina Zagitova and Masaru - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRwZWXrkQy8
10 April 2018 - Alina Zagitova lifestyle, childhood, career, family - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50f5O9qz1Sc
Interview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRZdw8oPJmM
2017 Russian documentary "Tough Child" with English and Spanish subtitleshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdgIwLU8zuo
2017 Alina's dance class - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTo80vKyPQY
2017 Japanese fluff piece - https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=iJRdpMIexbA
2017 Interview after Jr. Nationals SP - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq-u6I4E1KQ
Medvedeva & Zagitova Jazz Dance - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vROhsJAJ5r8
Medvedeva & Zagitova Sambo 70 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k48O2uMZjf8
2017 Junior Worlds Winner's Interview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-RTpAtknSc
2017 Open Skates Interview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjQwEt6HMFM

Original Post by The Finn
An amazing girl who earned an amazing SP score at her international JGP debut - 68.07 points.

Alina's SP at JGP France.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YTBnA2qe3c

She is Eteri Tutberidze's student.
 
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The Finn

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By the way, her SP score is the 2nd highest score ever by junior. Only Zhenia has scored better - 68.48
 

adelia

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If she can keep her emotions in check, she will probably make a splash this season. Her and maybe the other Izhevsk girl.
 

silverfoxes

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Didn't care for her programs last season, but now I'm definitely a fan! Bravo Alina!
 

sneakers

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well she's not inconsistent now...

amazing how a coaching change to Eteri improved her a lot in just a few months.
she needs to work on her skating skills, she has a shot at winning the JGP Final.
 

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well she's not inconsistent now...
So-so. I saw some worries notes on her face before she started her program. And I guess it made her jumps look not consistent. But I hope she will get used for JGP competitions and will be more calm.
 
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sneakers

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So-so. I saw some worries notes on her face before she started her program. And I guess it made her jumps look not consistent. But I hope she will get used for JGP competitions and will be more calm.

yes, she still needs a lot of refinement and improvement.

* skating skills
* improve her speed
* too rushed in movement transitions
* "wild" tilted axis on her jumps needs improvement
 
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First win in her junior debut season is a big achievement for Alina. Honestly her skating looked very rushed and unrefined, and she needs to work a lot on the basics and her jump technique. Still, Congratulations!
 

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By the way, her SP score is the 2nd highest score ever by junior. Only Zhenia has scored better - 68.48

Alina's total score was also 2nd highest score ever by junior. Only Polina has scored higher. What a way to make your international debut!!
 

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I'm honestly pretty surprised with her result in France! But also very glad for her. I remember seeing her last season at internal Russian cup event, and she wasn't nearly as good. nice, very nice improvement, especially in Skating Skills. Vey light and airy, her style of skating reminds me of Lipnitskaia a little bit. :)
 

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For me Alina is the ultimate Eteri's skater at this stage. All of "the big four": Yulia, Sima, Evgeniya, and Polina were different. I can see all of them in Alina now. Plus she added 0+7 and rippons to get to the theoretical BV maximum. Her landings were sometimes rough but she has correct edges. Her positions were sometimes shaky and unrefined - but it was just her first competition. Eteri knows how to make girls skate consistently. If Alina hangs on, makes improvements in landings and positions, her TES will go through the roof. And she created the basis for her pcs further growth - 84 combined - it is already at the level of Polina's last season. And it will only grow if she does not fall.

I think, she has all the makings to be unbeatable this season. With correct edges she is special for Eteri (even Polina had occasional calls). Such unexpected. Bravo!

My little heroine Lozko better be good now. Looks like there is suddenly a new boss.
 

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Superb short program by Alina. New World Record for junior competitions: 70.92
Finally her combo looked absolutely rotated, and whole program was very hard. Amazing transitions.
Best of luck in the free skate, cutie.
 

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What can I say? EAT THAT! 207 points! Just WOW! :eeking: Congratulations!
 

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OMG!!!! I have no words - 136.51 in FS and 207.43 in total. She broke all the WRs.
 

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Alina was fantastic. :) Absolutely well deserved win, and another feather in Eteri's cap ;)
 
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