Alexander Enbert

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Alexander Enbert
Cup of Russia 2010 - Gerboldt Enbert (2).jpg
Enbert at 2010 Cup of Russia
Personal information
Full name Alexander Yuryevich Enbert
Country represented Russia
Born (1989-04-17) 17 April 1989 (age 25)
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Partner Vasilisa Davankova
Former partner Katarina Gerboldt, Ksenia Ozerova, Viktoria Kazantseva
Coach Nina Mozer
Former coach Oleg Vasiliev, Artur Dmitriev, Oksana Kazakova, Tamara Moskvina, Alexei Sokolov
Former choreographer Ilia Averbukh, Natalia Bestemianova, Igor Bobrin, Anna Sysoeva, Tatiana Druchinina, Valerii Pecherski, Svetlana Korol, Oksana Kazakova
Former skating club Yubileyny
Training locations Moscow
Former training locations Saint Petersburg
Began skating 1995
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 169.95
2011 Europeans
Short program 57.50
2011 Europeans
Free skate 112.45
2011 Europeans

Alexander Yuryevich Enbert (Russian: Александр Юрьевич Энберт; born 17 April 1989) is a Russian pair skater. From 2010 to 2014, he competed with Katarina Gerboldt. The pair appeared at one ISU Championship, the 2011 European Championships where they placed fourth. In April 2014, he teamed up with Vasilisa Davankova.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Early in his career, Enbert skated with Viktoria Kazantseva. The pair placed 12th at the 2006 World Junior Championships.

In 2007, Enbert began a partnership with Ksenia Ozerova, coached by Oksana Kazakova. During the 2008–09 season, they won silver and bronze medals on the Junior Grand Prix series. This qualified them for the Junior Grand Prix Final, however, they withdrew after the short program. They made their senior international debut at the 2008 Cup of Russia, where they placed 5th. They were given a berth to the 2009 World Championships after Lubov Iliushechkina / Nodari Maisuradze withdrew due to injury. They finished 24th at the event.

The following season, Ozerova/Enbert won silver at the 2009 Cup of Nice, finished 8th at the 2009 Skate Canada International and 6th at Russian senior nationals. They split up at the end of the season.

Partnership with Gerboldt[edit]

Gerboldt/Enbert during the short program at 2010 Cup of Russia
Gerboldt/Enbert perform their long program at 2010 Cup of Russia

Enbert's coaches suggested he try out with single skater Katarina Gerboldt, whom he knew since childhood.[1][2] In March 2010, it was announced that he and Gerboldt had formed a partnership.[3] They were originally coached by Tamara Moskvina and Artur Dmitriev at Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg.[2]

During the 2010–11 season, Gerboldt/Enbert made their international debut at the 2010 Cup of Nice, which they won. They finished fourth at the 2010 Cup of Russia, their sole Grand Prix event of the season. At the 2011 Russian Nationals, they placed fourth in the short program and fifth in the long, to finish fourth overall. As Tatiana Volosozhar / Maxim Trankov were ineligible to compete at the 2011 European Championships, Gerboldt/Enbert were named in the team for the event. They placed fifth in the short program with a new personal best score of 57.50, fourth in the free program, also with a new personal best (112.45), and finished fourth overall with 169.95 points, their best combined total.

In the 2011–12 season, Gerboldt/Enbert competed in one Grand Prix event, the 2011 Cup of Russia. In 2012–13, they were assigned to Skate Canada but withdrew due to injury – Gerboldt tore a ligament.[4] Coached by Oleg Vasiliev, Gerboldt/Enbert returned to competition in the 2013–14 season but split in April 2014.

Partnership with Davankova[edit]

On 30 April 2014, Nina Mozer announced that Enbert and Vasilisa Davankova had formed a partnership, coached by her in Moscow.[5][6] Davankova said they would begin training on 12 May.[7] The pair performed an exhibition a few weeks later at a charity gala in Luzhniki.[8]

Programs[edit]

With Gerboldt[edit]

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2012–2013
2011–2012
[10]
  • Gopher Mambo
2010–2011
[11]

Earlier partnerships[edit]

(with Ozerova)

Season Short program Free skating
2008–2010
[12][13]
  • Dark Eyes
    performed by Stanley Black Orchestra

(with Kazantseva)

Season Short program Free skating
2005–2006
[14]

Competitive highlights[edit]

With Davankova[edit]

International
Event 2014–15
GP Rostelecom Cup TBD
National
Russian Championships
GP = Grand Prix; TBD = Assigned

With Gerboldt[edit]

Results[15]
International
Event 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14
Europeans 4th
GP Cup of Russia 4th 5th
GP Skate Canada WD
Bavarian Open 2nd 2nd
Cup of Nice 1st 2nd
Lombardia 3rd
National
Russian Champ. 4th 4th 7th
GP = Grand Prix; WD = Withdrew

With Ozerova[edit]

Enbert with former partner Ksenia Ozerova at 2009 Skate Canada International
Results[16]
International
Event 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10
World Championships 24th
GP Cup of Russia 5th
GP Skate Canada 8th
Cup of Nice 2nd
Universiade 2nd
International: Junior
JGP Final WD
JGP Belarus 2nd 6th
JGP Czech Republic 3rd
National
Russian Champ. 6th
Russian Junior Champ. 6th
GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix; WD = Withdrew

With Kazantseva[edit]

Results[14]
International: Junior
Event 2005–06 2006–07
World Junior Championships 12th
JGP Norway 8th
JGP = Junior Grand Prix

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simonenko, Andrei (2010-11-04). "Фигуристка Гербольдт: на ЧР попробуем показать максимум возможностей" [Skater Gerboldt: We will try to show our best at the Russian Championships] (in Russian). RIA Novosti. Retrieved 2010-11-11. 
  2. ^ a b Konova, Ekaterina (2010-08-24). "Фигуристка Катарина Гербольдт: "После интриг одиночного катания мне уже ничего не страшно"" [Figure skater Katarina Gerboldt : "After the intrigues of single skating I have nothing to fear"] (in Russian). gzt.ru. Retrieved 2010-09-03. 
  3. ^ Mironova, Valeria (2010-03-29). "Тамара Москвина: я не сторонница кардинального сноса голов" [Tamara Moskvina: I do not support a cardinal demolition of goals] (in Russian). Kommersant. Retrieved 2010-03-29. 
  4. ^ a b Simonenko, Andrei (2012-09-13). "Фигуристы Гербольдт/Энберт пропустят все турниры 2012 года - Москвина" [Moskvina: Figure skaters Gerboldt/Enbert will not compete in 2012]. RIA Novosti / rsport.ru (in Russian). 
  5. ^ Starodubtsev, Albert (30 April 2014). "Фигуристка Даванкова со следующего сезона будет выступать в паре с Александром Энбертом" [Figure skater Davankova will compete with Alexander Enbert next season]. ITAR-TASS (in Russian). 
  6. ^ Ermolina, Olga (30 April 2014). "Василиса Даванкова будет выступать в паре с Александром Энбертом" [Vasilisa Davankova will compete with Alexander Enbert]. Russian Figure Skating Federation (in Russian). Archived from the original on 1 May 2014. 
  7. ^ Sobol, Elena; Sovetova, Veronika (1 May 2014). "Российская фигуристка Даванкова начнет тренировки с Энбертом 12 мая" [Russian figure skater Davankova will begin training with Enbert on May 12]. ITAR-TASS (in Russian). 
  8. ^ Ermolina, Olga (3 June 2014). "Василиса Даванкова – Александр Энберт: "У нас одинаковые цели"" [Vasilisa Davankova and Alexander Enbert: "We have the same goals"]. Russian Figure Skating Federation (in Russian). 
  9. ^ Karelova, Valentina (2012-05-15). "Москвиной советовали не связываться с Авербухом, но она не послушала" [Moskvina was advised not to work with Averbukh but she did not listen]. Izvestia (in Russian). 
  10. ^ "Katarina GERBOLDT / Alexander ENBERT: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 19 April 2012. 
  11. ^ "Katarina GERBOLDT / Alexander ENBERT: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 26 October 2010. 
  12. ^ "Ksenia OZEROVA / Alexander ENBERT: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 29 August 2011. 
  13. ^ "Ksenia OZEROVA / Alexander ENBERT: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 June 2009. 
  14. ^ a b "Victoria KAZANTSEVA / Alexander ENBERT: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 19 August 2009. 
  15. ^ "Competition Results: Katarina GERBOLDT / Alexander ENBERT". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 1 May 2014. 
  16. ^ "Competition Results: Ksenia OZEROVA / Alexander ENBERT". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 11 November 2013. 

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