Daily Archives: 9 October 2011

Viktoria Volchkova – skater and coach

Viktoria Volchkova, Michelle Kwan and Sarah Hughes

Viktoria Volchkova is the Russian retired figure skater who is now a coach at the “Moskvich” skating club, Moscow. She is a four-time European bronze medalist and was the first lady to win four consecutive bronze medals at that event. She is the 1998 and 1999 World Junior bronze medalist and is a seven-time medalist at the Russian Figure Skating Championships.

In 2002 Viktoria has won the Moscow stage of Grand Prix, sensationally having beaten on it Sasha Cohen and Irina Slutskaya. In the same year she won the bronze at the Grand Prix Final.

After retiring from competition, she became a skating coach. Her students include such skaters as Sofia Biryukova, Polina Korobeynikova and Anna Shershak.

Trofeo W. Lombardi 2011

Junior Grand Prix, Milan, Italy

In Milan, Italy was held the penultimate stage of the Junior Grand Prix. In ladies’ single skating another victory was gained by Julia Lipnitskaia from Russia (183.05). Among men the best at this weekend was the Chinese skater Han Yan (219.37). The first place in ice dance has won the Russian couple Alexandra Stepanova / Ivan Bukin (149.98).

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