Daily Archives: 14 September 2011

Elizaveta Tuktamisheva: “My goal is to be among Grand Prix medalists”

Elizaveta Tuktamisheva

Elizaveta Tuktamisheva is the 2011 World Junior silver medalist, 2010 Junior Grand Prix Final silver medalist, three-time senior Russian Nationals medalist and 2011 Russian Junior champion. She was called a figure skating prodigy by Russian media, because at the age of 12 she performed difficult jumps, such as the triple axel.

In the 2010/2011 season she won her Junior Grand Prix events in Germany and Romania and qualified for the Junior Grand Prix Final. At the Final, she placed second in both programs to win silver behind Adelina Sotnikova. At the 2011 Russian Championships, she placed 7th in the short program and 3rd in the long, to win the bronze medal. She won the Russian Junior Championships by placing first in both programs. At the 2011 Junior Worlds, she won the silver medal behind teammate Adelina Sotnikova.

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