Famous Russian Figure Skaters

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Evgenia Medvedeva
(Former Competitive Russian Figure Skater)
Evgenia Medvedeva
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Birthdate: November 19, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Evgenia Medvedeva is a Russian figure skater who has won two silver Olympic medals, two World Championship gold medals, and two European Championship gold medals. At the 2017 World Championships, Medvedeva became the first 16-year-old female skater after Michelle Kwan to win back-to-back world titles. Evgenia Medvedeva is also the first skater to achieve two Grand Slams in a row. 

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Sergei Grinkov
(Fgure skater)
Sergei Grinkov
164
Birthdate: February 4, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 20, 1995
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Ekaterina Gordeeva
(Figure skater)
Ekaterina Gordeeva
157
Birthdate: May 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Alina Zagitova
(Russian Figure Skater and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Alina Zagitova
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Birthdate: May 18, 2002
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Izhevsk, Russia

Alina Zagitova is a Russian figure skater who has won one gold medal each in Olympic Games, World Figure Skating Championships, European Figure Skating Championships, and Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final; she is the only female figure skater from Russia to have achieved this feat. At the 2019 Glamour Russia Awards, Alina Zagitova was named Sportswoman of the Year.

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Yulia Lipnitskaya
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Birthdate: June 5, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yekaterinburg, Russia

Yulia Lipnitskaya stunned her fans with the news of her retirement at the tender age of 19. Apparently, she had been struggling with injuries and anorexia. The Russian professional figure skater won an Olympic gold at 15, thus becoming the youngest Russian gold medalist in history.

 6 
Kamila Valieva
(Figure skater)
Kamila Valieva
228
Birthdate: April 26, 2006
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia
 7 
Evgeni Plushenko
(Figure Skater)
Evgeni Plushenko
341
Birthdate: November 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dzhamku, Russia
 8 
Anna Shcherbakova
(Figure skater)
Anna Shcherbakova
223
Birthdate: March 28, 2004
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
 9 
Alena Kostornaia
(Figure skater)
Alena Kostornaia
145
Birthdate: August 24, 2003
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow
 10 
Alexandra Trusova
(Figure Skater)
Alexandra Trusova
191
Birthdate: June 23, 2004
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ryazan, Russia
 11 
Adelina Sotnikova
(Figure skater)
Adelina Sotnikova
136
Birthdate: July 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
 12 
Ilia Kulik
(Figure skater)
Ilia Kulik
141
Birthdate: May 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
 13 
Alexei Yagudin
(Figure skater)
Alexei Yagudin
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Birthdate: March 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Elizaveta Tuktamysheva
(Figure skater)
Elizaveta Tuktamysheva
148
Birthdate: December 17, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glazov, Russia
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Elena Radionova
(Figure skater)
Elena Radionova
132
Birthdate: January 6, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Sergei Ponomarenko
(Ice dancer, Figure skater)
Sergei Ponomarenko
136
Birthdate: October 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Sergei Ponomarenko is a Russian retired ice dancer who represented the Unified team of the Soviet Union at the 1992 Olympic Games, World Figure Skating Championships, and European Championships, winning gold medals in all three tournaments. He has also represented the Soviet Union in many World Championships and European Championships, winning two and three gold medals respectively.

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Eteri Tutberidze
(Russian figure skating coach who works mainly with single skaters)
Eteri Tutberidze
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Birthdate: February 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Svetlana Boginskaya
(Former Artistic Gymnast for the Soviet Union and Belarus)
Svetlana Boginskaya
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Birthdate: February 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

Known as the Belarusian Swan, Svetlana Boginskaya started off as a figure skater before moving on to gymnastics at age 6. By 14, she was part of the Soviet national gymnastics team. The three-time Olympic champion is now settled in Texas and owns businesses that provide gymnastics camps and apparel.

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Mark Kondratiuk
(Figure skater)
Mark Kondratiuk
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Birthdate: September 3, 2003
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Podolsk, Russia
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Tatiana Volosozhar
(Pair Skater)
Tatiana Volosozhar
132
Birthdate: May 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine
 21 
Irina Slutskaya
(Figure skater)
Irina Slutskaya
140
Birthdate: February 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Daria Usacheva
(Figure skater)
Daria Usacheva
124
Birthdate: May 22, 2006
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Khabarovsk, Russia
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Maxim Trankov
(Figure skater, Figure skating coach)
Maxim Trankov
139
Birthdate: October 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Perm
 24 
Elena Ilinykh
(Ice dancer, Figure skater)
Elena Ilinykh
130
Birthdate: April 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aktau, Kazakhstan

Best known for her phenomenal performances with partner Ruslan Zhiganshin, retired Russian ice dancer Elena Ilinykh is a former national champion. Though initially trained in single skating, she later moved on to ice dancing. She also has two Olympic medals, including a gold, and three European championship medals in her kitty.

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Victoria Sinitsina
(Ice dancer, Figure skater)
Victoria Sinitsina
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Birthdate: April 29, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Victoria Sinitsina is a Russian ice dancer who won the gold medal at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships along with her skating partner Nikita Katsalapov. A successful ice dancer, Sinitsina also won gold medals at the 2020 European Championships and 2012 World Junior Championships.

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Evgenia Tarasova
(Figure skater)
Evgenia Tarasova
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Birthdate: December 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia
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Elena Berezhnaya
(Former Russian Pair Skater and 1998 and 1999 World Champion )
Elena Berezhnaya
130
Birthdate: October 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nevinnomyssk, Russia
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Irina Rodnina
(Politician)
Irina Rodnina
172
Birthdate: September 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
 29 
Maria Sotskova
(Figure skater)
Maria Sotskova
131
Birthdate: April 12, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Reutov, Russia
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Fedor Andreev
(Figure skater, Ice skater)
Fedor Andreev
131
Birthdate: March 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Tatiana Totmianina
(Figure skater)
Tatiana Totmianina
129
Birthdate: November 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Perm, Russia
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Sofia Samodurova
(Figure skater)
Sofia Samodurova
126
Birthdate: July 30, 2002
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Krasnoyarsk, Russia
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Oksana Grishuk
(Ice dancer, Figure skater)
Oksana Grishuk
130
Birthdate: March 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine

Best known for her performances with partner Evgeni Platov, competitive ice dancer Oksana Grishuk began figure skating at age 4. She and Platov are three-time European champions and four-time world champions. The duo also has also won two Olympic golds. She is now a coach and has appeared on several TV shows.

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Ivan Bukin
(Ice dancer)
Ivan Bukin
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Birthdate: September 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Ivan Bukin is a Russian ice dancer who has won three bronze medals and a silver medal at European Championships along with Alexandra Stepanova. He also won the 2021 Russian national championship. Overall, Bukin and his skating partner Stepanova have won three Finlandia Trophy titles and seven Grand Prix series medals.

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Mikhail Kolyada
(Figure skater)
Mikhail Kolyada
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Birthdate: February 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Anastasia Mishina
(Figure skater)
Anastasia Mishina
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Birthdate: April 24, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Maria Petrova
(Figure skater)
Maria Petrova
132
Birthdate: November 29, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Ludmila Belousova
(Figure skaters)
Ludmila Belousova
128
Birthdate: November 22, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: September 26, 2017
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Tatiana Tarasova
(Figure Skating Coach)
Tatiana Tarasova
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Birthdate: February 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Alexandra Stepanova
(Ice dancer, Figure skater)
Alexandra Stepanova
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Birthdate: August 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Alexandra Stepanova is a Russian ice dancer who has won three bronze medals and a silver medal at European Championships with Ivan Bukin. She also won the 2018 Grand Prix of Helsinki championship as well as the 2021 Russian national championship. Overall, Stepanova and her skating partner Bukin have won three Finlandia Trophy titles and seven Grand Prix series medals.

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Stanislava Konstantinova
122
Birthdate: July 14, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
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Viktor Ahn
(Skater)
Viktor Ahn
112
Birthdate: November 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
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Nikolai Morozov
(Ice dancer)
Nikolai Morozov
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Birthdate: December 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

Nikolai Morozov is a Russian retired ice dancer, choreographer, and figure skating coach. Morozov represented Belarus at the 1998 Winter Olympics and World Championships. He is credited with coaching Japanese figure skater Shizuka Arakawa at the 2006 Olympics where she won the gold medal. Nikolai Morozov also coached Miki Ando to a couple of world titles.

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Dmitri Aliev
(Figure Skater)
Dmitri Aliev
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Birthdate: June 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ukhta, Russia
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Alexei Mishin
(Figure skating coach)
Alexei Mishin
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Birthdate: March 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sevastopol, Russia
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Anton Sikharulidze
(Pair Skater)
Anton Sikharulidze
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Birthdate: October 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Kira Ivanova
(Figure skater)
Kira Ivanova
15
Birthdate: January 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 18, 2001
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Maiia Khromykh
(Figure skater)
Maiia Khromykh
12
Birthdate: May 25, 2006
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nizhny Tagil, Russia
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Alexander Zhulin
(Ice dancer, Figure skaters)
Alexander Zhulin
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Birthdate: July 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Currently a popular ice dancing coach, Alexander Zhulin was also a renowned figure skater. Paired with Maya Usova, he not only won bronze and silver in the Olympics, but also several other competitions including the World and the European Championships. Retired in 1994, he now serves as a coach and choreographer. He has also appeared in movies like Muzhchina v moey golove.

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Daniil Gleikhengauz
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Birthdate: June 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Ice dancer and skater Daniil Gleikhengauz is one of those who have experienced better success as a coach than as a sportsperson. Born to a ballet dancer mother, he was destined to follow the same path. He had also worked with Eteri Tutberidze as a choreographer.