Medals are awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles , pair skating , and ice dancing on the senior level. The senior competition is typically held in late December. The junior national competition is held separately, generally in February. Official championships were held annually beginning in
Meet Russian figure skating partners and real-life couple Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov
Figure Skating: The Edge
With the European Figure Skating Championships a little over a week away, Russian and Ukrainian girls who gracefully glide across the ice are ready to wow the crowd. When you think of sexy ice skaters from the former Soviet Union, do ladies like Oksana Baiul and Anna Semenovich come to mind? There are so many more! Here are 10 figure skaters and ice dancers from Russia and Ukraine who you may not be as familiar with, but they are just as hot! Ukrainian Championships silver medalist in and Two-time Ukrainian National Champion in and Competed in the and Winter Olympics.
If there is any enmity toward the Russians for a state-backed system of doping that operated at the Winter Olympics, it does not appear evident, at least publicly, in this most visible and closely followed of sports at the Games. The audience clapped politely on Sunday, and there seemed to be no booing. After the final round on Monday , the team of Russians won silver behind Canada, which took the gold medal.
The Winter Olympic games in PyeongChang, South Korea, will be an extravaganza of cold weather sports, over which the real-life couples of ice skating will arguably take the center stage. So perhaps it should come as no surprise that many of the figure skating and ice dancing pairs at the Winter Olympics are couples both on and off the ice — after all, partners that skate together, stay together. Both skated with other partners beforehand but what will make this Olympics even more special is that this will be the first games that the pair will be competing as a real-life couple. In an interview with NBC , Evan shared that he thinks this Olympics will be momentous for the both of them.