Anjelika Krylova

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Anjelika Krylova
Anjelika Krylova 2010 Cup of Russia.JPG
Krylova in 2010
Personal information
Full name Anjelika Alexeyevna Krylova
Alternative names Anzhelika Alekseyevna Krylova
Country represented Russia
Former country(ies) represented Soviet Union
Born (1973-07-04) 4 July 1973 (age 41)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Former partner Oleg Ovsyannikov
Vladimir Fedorov
Vladimir Leliukh
Former coach Natalia Linichuk
Gennadi Karponosov
Former choreographer Sergei Fokin
Retired 1999

Anjelika Alexeyevna Krylova (Russian: Анжелика Алексеевна Крылова; born 4 July 1973) is a Russian retired ice dancer. With partner Oleg Ovsyannikov, she is the 1998 Olympic silver medalist and two-time (1998, 1999) World champion. She currently works as a coach and choreographer in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Competitive career[edit]

In her early career, Anjelika Krylova skated with Vladimir Leliukh and Vladimir Fedorov. With Fedorov, she won the bronze medal at the 1993 World Championships and was sixth at the 1994 Olympics.

In mid-1994, Krylova teamed up with Oleg Ovsyannikov. That same year they moved with their coaches Natalia Linichuk and Gennadi Karponosov to Newark, Delaware.[1] Krylova injured her back in training shortly before they were set to leave for 1994 Skate America. The rink workers had forgot to close the gate and she stumbled as she skated backward. Aggravated by intense training, the injury would plague her throughout her career.[2]

In their first season together, Krylova and Ovsyannikov won the Russian national title and took bronze at the European Championship. They were fifth at the World Championships.

During the 1995–96 season, Krylova and Ovsyannikov won silver at Skate America and gold at Nations Cup to qualify for the Champions Series Final (later renamed the Grand Prix Final) where they took silver. They also won silver at the Russian, European and World Championships. They were second at these events to Oksana Grishuk and Evgeni Platov.

During the 1996–97 season, Krylova and Ovsyannikov won three gold medals on the Champions Series at Skate America, Nations Cup and Cup of Russia. They qualified for the Champions Series Final in Canada where they were placed second to Canadians Shae-Lynn Bourne and Victor Kraatz. Krylova and Ovsyannikov won the silver medal at the European and World Championships, second at both events to Grishuk and Platov.

During the 1997–98 season, Krylova and Ovsyannikov won gold medals at Nations Cup and Cup of Russia but did not compete at the Champions Series Final. They won silver at the European Championships and followed it up with silver at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano, Japan. They were second at both events to Grishuk and Platov who retired after the Olympics. At the 1998 World Championships, they won their first World title ahead of Marina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat.

During the 1998–99 season, Krylova and Ovsyannikov won gold at Sparkassen Cup (formerly Nations Cup) and Cup of Russia to qualify for the Grand Prix Final. They won the title ahead of Anissina and Peizerat. They won their first European title and then capped off their career with their second World title.

Krylova and Ovsyannikov were planning to compete the following season and had prepared programs and costumes, however, doctors advised her to retire due to a risk of paralysis stemming from her back problem.[3][2] She suggested that he team up with another skater but he declined.[2] After a year, she felt more confident and they began performing in the less demanding world of professional skating.[2] They won the 2001 World Professional title.

Coaching career[edit]

After ending her career, Krylova became a figure skating coach and choreographer alongside Pasquale Camerlengo. They worked for a year in Berlin, Germany, and since September 2006, at the Detroit Skating Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in the U.S.[3][2][4] She has worked with the following skaters:

Krylova choreographed Johnny Weir's Dr. Zhivago program along with Giuseppe Arena.

Personal life[edit]

From 1994, Krylova resided mainly in Delaware, with some time also in Europe, before moving to Detroit, Michigan in 2006.[3] She is a quarter Uzbek through her grandmother.[14] She and Pasquale Camerlengo are married with two children, Stella, born in 2005, and Anthony, born in 2007.[3][1]

Programs[edit]

Eligible career with Ovsyannikov:

Season Original dance Free dance Exhibition
1998–1999
[15]
  • Tabalat and Bastem
    by Bellu Dance With Amany
1997–1998
[15]
  • Jive: Five Months, Two Weeks, Two Days
    by Louis Prima & the Witnesses
1996–1997
[15]
1995–1996
[15]
  • Unknown Russian folk music
  • Tosca
    by Giacomo Puccini
1994–1995
[15]
  • Tosca
    by Giacomo Puccini

Show/professional career with Ovsyannikov:

Season Programs
2002–2004
[15]
  • Cleopatra & Caesar

  • Ave Maria
2001–2002
[15]

2000–2001
[15]
  • Ave Maria


Competitive highlights[edit]

With Ovsyannikov[edit]

International
Event 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99
Winter Olympics 2nd
World Championships 5th 2nd 2nd 1st 1st
European Championships 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st
Champions Series/Grand Prix Final 2nd 2nd 1st
GP Cup of Russia 1st 1st 1st
GP Nations Cup/Sparkassen Cup 1st 1st 1st 1st
GP Skate America 2nd 1st
Goodwill Games 1st
Centennial On Ice 2nd
National
Russian Championships 1st 2nd 1st 1st
GP = Part of Champions Series from 1995; renamed Grand Prix in 1998

With Fedorov[edit]

International
Event 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94
Winter Olympics 6th
World Championships 3rd WD
European Championships 4th 6th
International de Paris 1st
Nations Cup 1st
NHK Trophy 2nd
National
Russian Championships 3rd 1st
Soviet Championships 2nd
WD = Withdrew

With Leliukh[edit]

International
Event 1989–90 1990–91
International de Paris 1st 3rd
Skate Electric 1st

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Paramygina, Svetlana (April 2, 2012). Анжелика Крылова: хочется красоты! [Anjelika Krylova: I want beauty] (in Russian). pressball.by. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Yermolina, Olga (December 6, 2010). Анжелика Крылова: Работать тренером безумно интересно [Anjelika Krylova: Working as a coach is very interesting] (in Russian). vremya.ru. Archived from the original on December 24, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d Kany, Klaus-Reinhold (November 30, 2011). "Anjelika Krylova and Pasquale Camerlengo: A Magnetic Attraction". IFS Magazine. 
  4. ^ a b Rutherford, Lynn (July 27, 2011). "Hubbell, Donohue hope to put a spell on judges". icenetwork. Retrieved July 27, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Alexandra ALDRIDGE / Daniel EATON: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on November 27, 2011. 
  6. ^ Ainsworth, Alexa (March 16, 2010). "Italian champions Faiella, Scali retire". Universal Sports. Archived from the original on January 16, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Kaitlin HAWAYEK / Jean-Luc BAKER". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 16, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Hubbells make coaching change". icenetwork. November 2, 2009. Retrieved August 2, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Danielle OBRIEN / Gregory MERRIMAN". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 16, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Alexandra PAUL / Mitchell ISLAM". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 16, 2014. 
  11. ^ Peret, Paul (July 4, 2011). "Nathalie Péchalat, Fabian Bourzat and Florent Amodio Leave Russia". IFS Magazine. 
  12. ^ Russell, Susan D. (November 29, 2011). "Kaitlyn Weaver, Andrew Poje and the Detroit Dynasty". IFS Magazine. 
  13. ^ Elfman, Lois (July 6, 2011). "Training ramps up for Weaver, Poje". Icenetwork. Retrieved July 6, 2011. 
  14. ^ Srebnitskaya, Daria (July 6, 2002). Анжелика Крылова: Любовные страсти по-итальянски [Love in Italian] (in Russian). sovsport.ru. Archived from the original on September 15, 2009. 
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h "Krylova & Ovsyannikov: Official website". ice-dance.com. Archived from the original on June 28, 2011. 

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