Ekaterina Sokolova

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Ekaterina Sokolova
Personal information
Full name Ekaterina Sokolova
Alternative names Ekaterina Sosinova
Country represented Israel
Former country(ies) represented Russia
Born (1990-08-29) 29 August 1990 (age 24)
Moscow
Height 1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
Partner Fedor Sokolov
Coach Nikolai Velikov
Former coach Vladimir Zakharov[disambiguation needed]
Georgi Proskurin
Choreographer Elena Maslennikova
Galit Chait
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 104.40
2008 Europeans
Short program 39.62
2009 Worlds
Free skate 66.67
2008 Cup of Russia

Ekaterina Sokolova (née Sosinova) (Hebrew: אקטרינה (סוזינובה) סוקולובה ‎, Russian: Екатерина (Сосинова) Соколова) (born 29 August 1990) is a former pair skater. She competed internationally for Israel with pairs partner and husband Fedor Sokolov. They are two-time Israeli national champions.

Personal life[edit]

Ekaterina Sokolova was born in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union and was raised in Russia. Sokolova and Sokolov were married in March 2008 in Moscow.[1]

Career[edit]

Sokolov and Sokolova began skating together in 2003. They originally represented Russia. They decided to represent Azerbaijan internationally in the 2006-2007 season but withdrew from the 2007 European Championships due to a problem with paperwork regarding their country change. They never successfully represented Azerbaijan in ISU competition.

They decided to compete for Israel in 2007.[2] They won the 2008 Israeli national pairs title and placed 12th at the 2008 European Championships. The pair made their Grand Prix debut at the 2008 Cup of Russia, where they placed 8th. At the 2008-2009 Israeli Championships, they won the Israeli national title for the second time.

She began using her married name professionally in the 2008-2009 season.

They withdrew from the 2009 European Championships mid-competition due to injury.

Programs[edit]

Season Short Program Free Skating
2008-2009 The Nutcracker
by Peter I. Tchaikovski
Snow Storm (soundtrack)
by Georgi Sviridov
2007-2008
2006-2007 Flamenco
by Didulia
Spiderman soundtrack
by Danny Elfman

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Sokolov for Israel)

Competition 2007-2008 2008-2009
World Championships 21st
European Championships 12th WD
Israeli Championships 1st 1st
Cup of Russia 8th
Coupe de Nice 5th
  • WD = Withdrawn

(with Sokolov for Azerbaijan)

Competition 2006-2007
European Championships WD
  • WD = Withdrawn

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Bit of Symbolism to Begin with". Israel Ice Skating Federation. August 2008. Archived from the original on 18 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ekaterina Sozinova and Fedor Sokolov interview". Israel Ice Skating Federation. 24 August 2007. 

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