Sochi Winter Olympics: Russians Maxim Trankov and Tatiana Volosozhar win gold in pairs free skating

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Share Russian President Vladimir Putin, centre back, poses for a photograph with the Russian team after they placed first in the team figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. The figure skating competition at the Sochi Olympics opened as a celebration of the host country’s excellence in the sport. The Russians’ history of greatness was forged on the pairs event, but they’re seeking some redemption there.

Four years ago, the streak ended: Russia or the Soviet Union had won gold in pairs in 12 straight Olympics dating to Even worse, the Russians didn’t take home any medal in pairs in Trankov and partner Tatiana Volosozhar set themselves up to start a new streak when they won a world championship last year. With the pairs short program coming up Tuesday, they already know how it feels to hear the chants of ”Ro-ssi-ya, Ro-ssi-ya” reverberating through the arena, and to stand atop the podium.

Trankov and Volosozhar skated a sharp short program in the team event Thursday.

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You know, he is a two-time Olympic champion, World Champion, three-time European champion. Also he is a silver and two-time bronze medalist of the European Championships. Maxim was born on October 7, in Perm, Russia. His father was professionally engaged in horseback riding a Master of Sports of international class and his mother was a coach. In autumn Maxim came to the skating rink. Children were skating and Maxim was sitting on the bench.

In his school years he even wanted to give up skating.

Russian pair takes gold medal

And they do not plan to end their partnership in Sochi. Apparently, the fiery relationship will continue on, and off, the ice. But Tatiana Volosozhar and her boyfriend Maxim Trankov are not likely to receive approval from their coach. That could explain why fans around the globe have been commenting that Stanislav Morosov has been looking sad from rink-side while watching Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov compete together.

With partner Tatiana Volosozhar, Stanislav Motosov was a four-time , , , Ukrainian national champion. They placed 12th at the Winter Olympics and 8th at the Winter Olympics, and as high as 4th place at Worlds and Europeans.

She is best known for her partnership with Sergei Slavnov , with whom she competed from to They are the European silver medalists. With Palamarchuk, she became a two-time — World Junior champion. Career Early career Obertas began skating at age 5. They won the and World Junior Championships. They then began competing on the senior level. Palamarchuk lay on the ice for several minutes before getting up and leaving the ice on his own but then lost consciousness and was taken to hospital — no damage was found but he was kept overnight for observation.

After two fourth-place finishes at Russian Nationals, they won bronze in They earned a berth in the European Championships , where they placed fifth, and to the World Championships , where they finished eighth. During the season, they were fourth at Europeans, and then finished eighth at both the Olympics and Worlds. At the Russian Championships , they won the silver medal and were sent to the European Championships where they finished 4th.

They did not compete at Worlds. The pair announced they would miss the season as the result of an injury to Obertas.

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Volosozhar and Trankov gave Russia its first pairs title at the World Figure Skating Championships since on Friday, a lopsided victory that sent a clear message to the Germans, Canadians and Chinese. They haven’t lost a competition since last year’s world championships, where they finished second. This victory was so dominant it shattered the previous records for both total score and the free skate.

Volosozhar and Trankov’s final score of They also were almost 20 points ahead of Germany’s Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy, winners of four of the previous five world titles. Next season will be another season.

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Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov had a near-flawless free skate to move up from third after the short program and capture silver in front of the ecstatic home fans. Volosozhar and Trankov scored Four-time world champions Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany had to settle for bronze for the second straight Olympics. Russia or the Soviet Union had won gold in 12 straight Olympics in the event before the streak ended four years ago, when the Russians failed to take home any pairs medal from Vancouver.

In the stands for both days of the event in Sochi was the pair who started it all:

Euros are here already? First you have all the Grand Prix events culminating in the Grand Prix Final and then we have the major international competitions: I divide the season like this because the two halves sort of run with slightly different rules or at least the placements get shaken up a bit. This is partly because of the way the competitors are stacked up at each half. In the second half, political support has a bit of a stronger effect on the placements.

Sometimes, political support can change the placements between two contenders from the same country. This year, the World Championships take on another level of significance because the placements this season will determine the number of spots each country gets for the Olympics. So without further ado, here are a few comments on the state of figure skating just before Euros are about to start.

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Denis Alekseyevich Petrov Russian: With partner Elena Bechke, he is the Olympic silver medalist, the World bronze medalist, a two-time European silver medalist —92 , Soviet national champion. Career Petrov began skating with Elena Bechke, two years his senior, in They won their first international title at the Grand Prix International de Paris, although they missed the Olympic team as they finished fourth at the Soviet Figure Skating Championships.

Their first appearance at the Worlds was at the World Championships. They captured the bronze medal at their first Worlds showing, but they again placed fourth at the Soviet Nationals in , missing the World Championships.

With Tatiana Volosozhar , he is a two-time Olympic champion in the pairs and in team events , the World champion , a four-time , , , European champion , the Grand Prix Final champion, and a three-time , , Russian national champion. They have also won six events on the Grand Prix series. With former partner Maria Mukhortova , Trankov is the European silver medalist, the Russian national champion, and the World Junior champion. Volosozhar and Trankov are the current World record holders for the combined total , short program and free skate scores.

They are the first figure skaters to win two gold medals at the same Olympics, having taken gold in pairs and in the inaugural team event. Personal life Maxim Trankov was born in Perm. His mother competed in running and meter hurdles, while his father, Leonid, was involved in equestrian sports and taught him to ride a horse. Early years Trankov first stepped onto the ice in the fall of in Perm; his parents wanted him involved in a sport. They also won the Russian junior title.

The following season, they won gold medals on the junior Grand Prix circuit and also debuted on the senior Grand Prix circuit at Cup of Russia where they finished 6th. They placed seventh at Skate Canada and fourth at Cup of Russia.

Tatiana Volosozhar / Maxim Trankov SP – 2016 Russian Nationals


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