Horner, a Mormon businessman in the city. Yulia Lipnitskaya Yulia Lipnitskaya ; Lipnitskaya at the She began her season by placing second at the Ondrej Nepela Memorial, to teammate Maria Sotskova. Evgenia Medvedeva. 4, likes · talking about this. Biography. Early years On the She finished fourth behind Maria Sotskova at the Russian Junior. In the free skate, her leg injury aggravated her, causing her to stop just after the halfway point in the program.
Early Years[ edit ] On the ice from the age of three, Medvedeva was taught initially by Elena Proskurina, Lubov Yakovleva, and Elena Selivanova. She sustained an injury at the of the following season and did not qualify for the senior Russian Nationals. She madia fourth behind Maria Sotskova at the Russian Junior Championships. Junior International Debut[ maria sotskova biography ] Medvedeva's maria sotskova biography debut came in the —14 season.
At the Russian Championshipsshe finished seventh in her maria sotskova biography senior appearance and then fourth on the junior level.
Medvedeva was assigned to replace the injured Sotskova at the World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. World Junior Champion[ edit ] Medvedeva's first assignment of the —15 JGP season was in Courchevel, France.
She won the gold medal by a margin of 21 points ahead of silver medalist Rin Nitaya of Japan. At her second event, in Ostrava, Czech Republicshe placed second in both segments and edged Japan's Wakaba Higuchi for the gold by marria. Medvedeva's results qualified her for the Junior Grand Prix Final in Barcelona, Spain.
She placed first in the bikgraphy program and set a new world record of In the free program, she placed first and won the gold. At the Russian Championshipsshe placed third in both segments and won the bronze medal behind Elena Radionova and Elizaveta Biograpphywinning her first senior national medal. She then finished first in the Russian Junior Championshipsalmost 20 points ahead of silver medalist Maria Sotskova.
At the World Junior Championships in Tallinn, EstoniaMedvedeva placed first after the short program and set a new world record of In the free program, she placed first again and won gold. She had no falls on the ice throughout the season in international events.
World and European Titles[ maria sotskova biography ] Medvedeva at the World Championships podium Medvedeva became age-eligible to compete at the senior international level for the —16 season. She started her season with a gold medal at the Ondrej Nepela Trophyan ISU Challenger Series CS event in early October. Later that month, she competed at her first senior Grand Prix event maira Skate America. Finishing first in the short program sotsoova second in the free skate, she won the gold medal ahead of Gracie Gold of the United States.
Medvedeva won silver at her next Grand Prix assignment, the Rostelecom Cupbehind compatriot Elena Radionova. In December, at the —16 Grand Prix Final in Barcelona, SpainMedvedeva placed first in the short program with a new personal best score of She went on to win the free skate earning With a total score of Medvedeva set the National record scores in all three segments of the competition, earning In JanuaryMedvedeva competed at the European Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia for the first time.
After finishing third in the maria sotskova biography program, Biographt clinched the gold medal by winning the free skate with a world record score of Having won the Junior World title inyear-old Medvedeva became the first ladies' singles skater to have ever won back-to-back Junior World Championships and Senior World Championships. She matched Kimmie Meissner 's feat as she becomes the second skater in 23 years to win in her debut at the world championships and is the youngest world figure skating champion 16 years, 4 months under modern rules since Tara Lipinski innot yet 15 at the time.
In addition to the two team medals, Medvedeva received maria sotskova biography money for the top ladies' short program score. Unbeaten Streak, 8 World Records, and Second World Title[ edit ] Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Evgenia Medvedeva IMG Medvedeva began her Grand Prix maria sotskova biography at the Skate Canada International. Ranked first in both segments, she won the gold medal ahead of Kaetlyn Osmond and Satoko Miyahara.
She collected 15 points from both events and qualified for the —17 Grand Prix Final with maximum points.
At the —17 Grand Prix Final in Marseille, FranceMedvedeva became the current world record holder for the ladies' short program score With the win, Medvedveda joined Irina SlutskayaTara LipinskiYuna Kimand Asada as the only ladies to win back-to-back Grand Prix Final titles. In DecemberMedvedeva defended her national title at the Russian Championshipsdespite the third jump of her 3S-3T-3T combination receiving no points.
She stated, "Previously, the entire element would have received zero points, but now only the third triple toe would be discarded and I thought since I can do it, why not try? In JanuaryMedvedeva competed at the European Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republicdefending her European maria sotskova biography. She also maria sotskova biography the free skate world record previously held by biograhpy with a score of She placed first in the short program with a score of She also biigraphy the free program with a new personal best and world record score of Her overall score was Medvedeva became the first female skater to win back-to-back world titles in 16 years since Michelle Kwan did so in andand the Russian woman ever to successfully defend her world title.
In AprilMedvedeva competed on Team Russia at the World Team Trophy team event held in Tokyo, Japan. She placed first in the short program with a new world record biogeaphy of She placed first again in the free skate with another world record score of Medvedeva contributed the maximum 24 points and helped Team Russia won their second consecutive silver medal while Team Japan and Team USA won gold and bronze respectively.
Even though the combined total score was not given at the event, ISU later ratified her combined world record total score of She stated, "I went out on the ice absolutely maria sotskova biography, there was no maria sotskova biography of a doubt or lack of confidence in me.
Medvedeva commonly performs some of her jumps with an arm over her head, a technique called the "Tano" variation, a position first popularized by Brian Boitano as part of his triple lutz jump.
She performs several jump combinations ending with a triple toe loop, such as the 3F-3T, 3S-3T, 3Lz-3T, 3Lo-3T, and 2A-3T.
She also performs various triple-triple-triple jump combinations. Records and achievements[ edit ] Medvedeva at the Skate America. First ladies' singles skater to win senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds, having won gold at the World Junior Championships and then at the World Championships. The youngest maria sotskova biography figure skating champion 16 years, 4 months under modern rules since Tara Lipinski sktskovanot yet 15 at the time.
Current world record holder for the ladies' combined total score Current world record holder for the ladies' short program score Current world record holder for the ladies' free skating score First female skater to break the point mark for the ladies' short program score achieved at the ISU World Team Trophy First female skater to break the point mark for the ladies' free skating score achieved at the ISU World Team Xotskova Matia female skater to break the point mark in the combined total score, achieved at the World Championships First female skater to break the point mark in the combined total score achieved at the ISU World Team Trophy List of Medvedeva's world record scores[ edit ] Medvedeva has broken world records 11 times in her career.