What happened to Totmianina and Marinin?

Accident. On 23 October 2004, during the free skate at the 2004 Skate America in Pittsburgh, Marinin lost his balance while attempting an axel lasso lift and Totmianina slammed into the ice head first. She recovered from her injuries rapidly and was able to return to the ice within days.

What happened to Totmianina?

PITTSBURGH (AP) — World champion pairs skater Tatiana Totmianina was released from the hospital Sunday, a day after sustaining a concussion in a fall during the free skating program at Skate America. Totmianina fell to the ice Saturday night when partner Maxim Marinin was performing a one-handed lift.

Is Alexei Yagudin married?

Tatiana Totmianinam. 2016
Alexei Yagudin/Spouse

Personal life. Alexei Yagudin was born in Leningrad, (now Saint Petersburg), Russia. His parents divorced when he was young and he grew up as the only child of a single mother. In 2016, he married Olympic pair skating champion Tatiana Totmianina.

Has anyone died figure skating?

Ekaterina ‘Katya’ Alexandrovskaya, a Russian-Australian Olympian, was found below the apartment building she lived in with her mother in Moscow on July 17. Police declared the 20-year-old’s shocking death a suicide after a note written by the skater was found, which simply read, ‘I love’.

Are Ilia Kulik and Ekaterina still married?

Gordeeva has since found new love with fellow skater Ilia Kulik, who won a gold medal at the Nagano Olympics in 1998. Gordeeva’s second child, Elizabeta was born on June 15, 2001, and she and Kulik were married shortly after. The couple divorced in 2016.

Who is the greatest male figure skater of all time?

By PJ Kwong

  • Dick Button, United States (1948 and ’52 Olympic champion, 5- time world champion, 7-time U.S. champion)
  • John Curry, Great Britain (1976 Olympic, world and European champion)
  • Toller Cranston, Canada (1976 Olympic and world bronze medallist)
  • Kurt Browning, Canada (1989, ’90, ’91 and ’93 world champion)

When did Alexei Yagudin retire?

Alexei Yagudin/Retired
To cap a perfect 2002 season, just weeks after the Olympics Yagudin won his fourth world title to go along previous triumphs in the European’s and Grand Prix finals. Injuries hampered his career following Salt Lake and would eventually lead to his retirement in 2003.

Why are backflips banned in figure skating?

The official reason for the ban was because the landing is made on two feet instead of one and is thus not a “real” skating jump.

What is the hardest figure skating move?

The Axel jump
The Axel jump, also called the Axel Paulsen jump for its creator, Norwegian figure skater Axel Paulsen, is an edge jump in the sport of figure skating. It is figure skating’s oldest and most difficult jump.

Who is Ekaterina Gordeeva dating 2020?

Ekaterina Gordeeva
Born 28 May 1971 Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Home town Moscow, Russia
Spouse(s) Sergei Grinkov ​ ​ ( m. 1991; d. 1995)​ Ilia Kulik ​ ​ ( m. 2002; div. 2016)​ David Pelletier ​ ​ ( m. 2020)​
Former partner Sergei Grinkov