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Famous Figure Skaters from Russia

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List of notable or famous figure skaters from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top figure skaters born in Russia and even some popular figure skaters who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian figure skaters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These figure skaters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known figure skater from Russia is included when available.

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This historic figure skaters from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian figure skaters of note?" and "Who are the most famous figure skaters from Russia?" These prominent figure skaters of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian figure skaters.

Use this list of renowned Russian figure skaters to discover some new figure skaters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 
  • Alena Igorevna Leonova (Russian: Алёна Игоревна Леонова; born 23 November 1990) is a Russian figure skater. She is the 2012 World silver medalist, the 2011 Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, the 2009 World Junior champion, and a three-time (2010–2012) Russian national medalist. She is also the 2014–15 ISU Challenger Series runner-up....  more
    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Alexander Yuryevich Enbert (Russian: Александр Юрьевич Энберт; born 17 April 1989) is a Russian pair skater. With Natalya Zabiyako, he is the 2019 World bronze medalist, 2018 European bronze medalist, 2018 Grand Prix of Helsinki champion, 2018 NHK Trophy champion, 2016 Rostelecom Cup silver medalist, and three-time Russian national medalist. From 2010 to 2014, he competed with Katarina Gerboldt. The pair placed fourth at the 2011 European Championships....  more
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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    Alexander Viktorovich Smirnov (Russian: Александр Викторович Смирнов, born 11 October 1984) is a Russian pair skater. Smirnov teamed up with Yuko Kavaguti in May 2006. They are two-time European champions (2010, 2015), two-time World bronze medalists (2009, 2010), two-time ISU Grand Prix Final bronze medalists (11–12 and 15–16), and three-time Russian national champions (2008–2010). In 2015, they became the first pair in history to complete two quadruple throw jumps in one program and the first to land a quadruple throw loop...  more
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Tver, Russia
  • Andrei Vladimirovich Lutai (Russian: Андрей Владимирович Лутай; born 24 July 1986) is a Russian former competitive figure skater. He is the 2006 Karl Schäfer Memorial champion, 2006 International Cup of Nice champion, and a three-time Russian national medalist (2007 & 2008 silver; 2009 bronze). He placed as high as 5th at the European Championships (2007) and 10th at the World Championships (2009)....  more
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Belgorod, Russia