Daily Archives: 27 December 2010

Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov – New Russian Champions

Photo by fsonline

A pair skating team of Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, formed only this season, won gold medals at the Russian national figure skating championships which takes place in Saransk. 

Ksenia Makarova takes lead at Russian skating championships

Ksenia Makarova has put herself in good position to defend her Ladies’ title at the Russian national figure skating championships, taking the lead during the short program on Monday afternoon in Saransk.

Makarova posted a score of 64.16 — that’s a score of 32.30 for technical elements and 31.86 for program components. Ksenia, who turned 18 last week, opened the international skating season with a second-place finish at the Skate Canada. She followed with a seventh-place effort at the Cup of Russia.

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