Majorov at the 2013–14 Swedish Championships.
|Full name||Alexander Alexandrovich Majorov|
19 July 1991 |
Saint Petersburg, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Home town||Luleå, Sweden|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
|Coach||Alexander Majorov Sr.|
|Choreographer||Catarina Lindgren, Irina Majorova|
|Skating club||Luleå FCS|
|ISU personal best scores|
2014 Winter Olympics
2014 Winter Olympics
2014 Winter Olympics
Alexander Alexandrovich Majorov (Russian: Александр Александрович Майоров, born 19 July 1991) is a figure skater who competes for Sweden. He is the 2011 World Junior bronze medalist, a three-time Nordic champion (2011–13), and a three-time Swedish national champion (2012–14). His best finish at the European Championships is 6th (2013). He was 14th at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Majorov was born in Saint Petersburg. When he was an infant, his family began spending half a year in Sweden and half in Russia, and finally settled in Sweden when he was four. He holds dual Swedish and Russian citizenship and speaks both languages. He is studying physiotherapy.
Majorov's father, Alexander senior, was the first coach of Alexei Yagudin and later began coaching in Luleå. His mother, Irina Majorova, runs a dance and ballet school in Luleå. He has a younger brother, Nikolai, who also skates.
Majorov began competing on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series in 2005. He made his senior international debut at the 2007 Golden Spin of Zagreb, placing 11th, but continued competing also on the junior level.
In 2010–11, Majorov won his first JGP medal, bronze, at the JGP in Ostrava. He also won two senior events, the Ice Challenge in Graz and the 2010 NRW Trophy. In March 2011, he won the bronze medal at the World Junior Championships. It was Sweden's first ISU Championships medal in 74 years. Majorov had back problems in 2011.
|Season||Short program||Free skating||Exhibition|
|GP Skate America||10th||7th|
|GP Skate Canada||9th|
|New Year's Cup||1st|
|Nordics||1st J.||1st J.||2nd||2nd||1st||1st||1st||1st|
|Triglav Trophy||8th N.||2nd|
|JGP Czech Rep.||8th||3rd|
|JGP South Africa||7th|
|Swedish Champ.||1st J.||1st J.||2nd||3rd||3rd||1st||1st||1st|
|GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix; WD = Withdrew
Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior
- Simonenko, Andrei (24 September 2013). "Фигурист Майоров: хотел стать полицейским, но буду спортивным врачом" [Figure skater Majorov: I wanted to become a policeman but I'll be a sports medic instead]. R-Sport (in Russian).
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- "Alexander MAJOROV: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 June 2009.
- "Competition Results: Alexander MAJOROV". International Skating Union.
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