Famous Russian Figure Skaters

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 1 Ekaterina Gordeeva

Ekaterina Gordeeva.
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: May 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 2 Evgeni Plushenko

Evgeni Plushenko.
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Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: November 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dzhamku, Russia

 3 Evgenia Medvedeva

Evgenia Medvedeva.
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Famous As: Figure skater
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. 

 4 Sergei Grinkov

Sergei Grinkov.
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Famous As: Fgure skater
Birthdate: February 4, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 20, 1995

 5 Alina Zagitova

Alina Zagitova.
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Famous As: Figure skater
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.

 6 Yulia Lipnitskaya

Yulia Lipnitskaya.
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Famous As: Skater
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.

 7 Irina Slutskaya

Irina Slutskaya
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: February 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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 8 Kamila Valieva

Kamila Valieva
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: April 26, 2006
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia

 9 Ilia Kulik

Ilia Kulik
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: May 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 10 Alexandra Trusova

Alexandra Trusova
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Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: June 23, 2004
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ryazan, Russia

 11 Sergei Ponomarenko

Sergei Ponomarenko
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Famous As: Ice dancer, Figure skater
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.

 12 Anna Shcherbakova

Anna Shcherbakova
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: March 28, 2004
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 13 Irina Rodnina

Irina Rodnina
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 14 Elena Radionova

Elena Radionova
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: January 6, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 15 Tatiana Volosozhar

Tatiana Volosozhar
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Famous As: Pair Skater
Birthdate: May 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine

 16 Adelina Sotnikova

Adelina Sotnikova
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: July 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 17 Alena Kostornaia

Alena Kostornaia
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: August 24, 2003
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow

 18 Alexei Yagudin

Alexei Yagudin
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: March 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 19 Maxim Trankov

Maxim Trankov
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Famous As: Figure skater, Figure skating coach
Birthdate: October 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Perm

 20 Maria Petrova

Maria Petrova
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: November 29, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 21 Maria Sotskova

Maria Sotskova
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: April 12, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Reutov, Russia

 22 Mikhail Kolyada

Mikhail Kolyada
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: February 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 23 Elena Ilinykh

Elena Ilinykh
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Famous As: Ice dancer, Figure skater
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.

 24 Elizaveta Tuktamysheva

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: December 17, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glazov, Russia

 25 Tatiana Totmianina

Tatiana Totmianina
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: November 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Perm, Russia

 26 Daria Usacheva

Daria Usacheva
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: May 22, 2006
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Khabarovsk, Russia

 27 Evgenia Tarasova

Evgenia Tarasova
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: December 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia

 28 Oksana Grishuk

Oksana Grishuk
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Famous As: Ice dancer, Figure skater
Birthdate: March 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine

 29 Sofia Samodurova

Sofia Samodurova
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: July 30, 2002
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Krasnoyarsk, Russia

 30 Ludmila Belousova

Ludmila Belousova
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Famous As: Figure skaters
Birthdate: November 22, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: September 26, 2017

 31 Stanislava Konstantinova

Stanislava Konstantinova
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: July 14, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg

 32 Tatiana Tarasova

Tatiana Tarasova
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Famous As: Figure Skating Coach
Birthdate: February 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 33 Maiia Khromykh

Maiia Khromykh
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: May 25, 2006
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nizhny Tagil, Russia

 34 Viktor Ahn

Viktor Ahn
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Famous As: Skater
Birthdate: November 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 35 Elena Berezhnaya

Elena Berezhnaya
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: October 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nevinnomyssk, Russia

 36 Kira Ivanova

Kira Ivanova
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: January 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 18, 2001

 37 Dmitri Aliev

Dmitri Aliev
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Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: June 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ukhta, Russia

 38 Ivan Bukin

Ivan Bukin
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Famous As: Ice dancer
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.

 39 Victoria Sinitsina

Victoria Sinitsina
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Famous As: Ice dancer, Figure skater
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.

 40 Alexandra Stepanova

Alexandra Stepanova
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Famous As: Ice dancer, Figure skater
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.

 41 Alexei Mishin

Alexei Mishin
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Famous As: Figure skating coach
Birthdate: March 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sevastopol, Russia

 42 Anastasia Tarakanova

Anastasia Tarakanova
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: April 14, 2004
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Volgograd, Russia

 43 Daniil Samsonov

Daniil Samsonov
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Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: July 13, 2005
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 44 Anastasia Mishina

Anastasia Mishina
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: April 24, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 45 Elizaveta Nugumanova

Elizaveta Nugumanova
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Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: August 25, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 46 Anton Sikharulidze

Anton Sikharulidze
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Famous As: Pair Skater
Birthdate: October 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 47 Aleksandra Boikova

Aleksandra Boikova
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: January 20, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 48 Alexander Zhulin

Alexander Zhulin
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Famous As: Ice dancer, Figure skaters
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.

 49 Mark Kondratiuk

Mark Kondratiuk
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: September 3, 2003
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Podolsk, Russia

 50 Alexander Enbert

Alexander Enbert
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Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: April 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia