Famous Russian Figure Skaters

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 1 
Evgenia Medvedeva
(Figure skater)

Evgenia Medvedeva
6764
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. 

 2 
Ekaterina Gordeeva
(Figure skater)

Ekaterina Gordeeva
78
Birthdate: May 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 3 
Alina Zagitova
(Figure skater)

Alina Zagitova
4353
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.

 4 

Yulia Lipnitskaya
70
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.

 5 
Sergei Grinkov
(Fgure skater)

Sergei Grinkov
81
Birthdate: February 4, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 20, 1995

 6 
Evgeni Plushenko
(Figure Skater)

Evgeni Plushenko
149
Birthdate: November 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dzhamku, Russia

 7 
Alexandra Trusova
(Figure Skater)

Alexandra Trusova
64
Birthdate: June 23, 2004
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ryazan, Russia
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 8 
Alena Kostornaia
(Figure skater)

Alena Kostornaia
63
Birthdate: August 24, 2003
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow

 9 
Anna Shcherbakova
(Figure skater)

Anna Shcherbakova
79
Birthdate: March 28, 2004
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 10 
Kamila Valieva
(Figure skater)

Kamila Valieva
64
Birthdate: April 26, 2006
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia

 11 
Eteri Tutberidze
(Russian figure skating coach who works mainly with single skaters)

Eteri Tutberidze
70
Birthdate: February 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 12 
Ilia Kulik
(Figure skater)

Ilia Kulik
64
Birthdate: May 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 13 
Adelina Sotnikova
(Figure skater)

Adelina Sotnikova
62
Birthdate: July 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 14 
Elizaveta Tuktamysheva
(Figure skater)

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva
61
Birthdate: December 17, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glazov, Russia

 15 
Alexei Yagudin
(Figure skater)

Alexei Yagudin
158
Birthdate: March 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 16 

Svetlana Boginskaya
62
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.

 17 
Irina Rodnina
(Politician)

Irina Rodnina
74
Birthdate: September 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 18 
Tatiana Volosozhar
(Pair Skater)

Tatiana Volosozhar
60
Birthdate: May 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine

 19 
Elena Radionova
(Figure skater)

Elena Radionova
61
Birthdate: January 6, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 20 
Sergei Ponomarenko
(Ice dancer, Figure skater)

Sergei Ponomarenko
63
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.

 21 
Irina Slutskaya
(Figure skater)

Irina Slutskaya
65
Birthdate: February 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 22 
Maxim Trankov
(Figure skater, Figure skating coach)

Maxim Trankov
63
Birthdate: October 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Perm

 23 
Maria Petrova
(Figure skater)

Maria Petrova
61
Birthdate: November 29, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 24 
Elena Berezhnaya
(Figure skater)

Elena Berezhnaya
59
Birthdate: October 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nevinnomyssk, Russia

 25 
Elena Ilinykh
(Ice dancer, Figure skater)

Elena Ilinykh
59
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.

 26 
Maria Sotskova
(Figure skater)

Maria Sotskova
59
Birthdate: April 12, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Reutov, Russia

 27 
Evgenia Tarasova
(Figure skater)

Evgenia Tarasova
59
Birthdate: December 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia

 28 
Fedor Andreev
(Figure skater, Ice skater)

Fedor Andreev
60
Birthdate: March 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 29 
Sofia Samodurova
(Figure skater)

Sofia Samodurova
58
Birthdate: July 30, 2002
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Krasnoyarsk, Russia

 30 
Tatiana Totmianina
(Figure skater)

Tatiana Totmianina
59
Birthdate: November 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Perm, Russia

 31 
Mikhail Kolyada
(Figure skater)

Mikhail Kolyada
80
Birthdate: February 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 32 
Oksana Grishuk
(Ice dancer, Figure skater)

Oksana Grishuk
59
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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Stanislava Konstantinova
53
Birthdate: July 14, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg

 34 
Ludmila Belousova
(Figure skaters)

Ludmila Belousova
58
Birthdate: November 22, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: September 26, 2017

 35 
Daria Usacheva
(Figure skater)

Daria Usacheva
55
Birthdate: May 22, 2006
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Khabarovsk, Russia

 36 
Nikolai Morozov
(Ice dancer)

Nikolai Morozov
52
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.

 37 
Viktor Ahn
(Skater)

Viktor Ahn
44
Birthdate: November 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 38 
Tatiana Tarasova
(Figure Skating Coach)

Tatiana Tarasova
68
Birthdate: February 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 39 
Dmitri Aliev
(Figure Skater)

Dmitri Aliev
28
Birthdate: June 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ukhta, Russia

 40 
Anastasia Tarakanova
(Figure skater)

Anastasia Tarakanova
13
Birthdate: April 14, 2004
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Volgograd, Russia

 41 
Ivan Bukin
(Ice dancer)

Ivan Bukin
18
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.

 42 
Maiia Khromykh
(Figure skater)

Maiia Khromykh
9
Birthdate: May 25, 2006
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nizhny Tagil, Russia

 43 
Victoria Sinitsina
(Ice dancer, Figure skater)

Victoria Sinitsina
10
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.

 44 
Kira Ivanova
(Figure skater)

Kira Ivanova
8
Birthdate: January 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 18, 2001

 45 
Alexei Mishin
(Figure skating coach)

Alexei Mishin
5
Birthdate: March 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sevastopol, Russia

 46 
Alexandra Stepanova
(Ice dancer, Figure skater)

Alexandra Stepanova
6
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.

 47 
Mark Kondratiuk
(Figure skater)

Mark Kondratiuk
2
Birthdate: September 3, 2003
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Podolsk, Russia

 48 
Anton Sikharulidze
(Pair Skater)

Anton Sikharulidze
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 49 
Anastasia Mishina
(Figure skater)

Anastasia Mishina
2
Birthdate: April 24, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 50 
Daniil Samsonov
(Figure Skater)

Daniil Samsonov
2
Birthdate: July 13, 2005
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia