Top 21 of The Greatest Russian Skaters

Luca Santilli |

For decades Soviet figure skaters have held the gold pedestal firmly. Nowadays they were replaced by new Russian figure skating stars that conquered the world with their skill, grace, and talent. The most famous and titled figure skater of Russia and all over the world is Evgeni Plushenko. His visiting card is the execution of the most complicated figures of single skating. There’s no equal to him. Julia Lipnitskaya and Adeline Sotnikova are the current leaders of Russian women’s single skating. Russia in pair skating for titles, regalia, and world-famous athletes, carries much more than in singles. Russian figure skaters are known by their names and faces even by those who are very far shorts of the world of sports. In our collection – 21 representatives of the new school of figure skating in Russia in recent years.