|Ivan Righini (Bariev)|
Righini (Bariev) in 2008
|Alternative names||From 2013: Ivan Righini
Earlier: Ivan Vadimovich Bariev
|Former country(ies) represented||Russia|
16 April 1991 |
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Former coach||Nikolai Morozov, Marina Kudriavtseva|
|Choreographer||Alexander Zhulin, Sergei Petukhov, Svetlana Korol|
|Former choreographer||Daniil Gleichengauz, Alla Kapranova|
|Skating club||Forum Assago|
|Former skating club||Moskvich|
|ISU personal best scores|
Ivan Righini, previously Ivan Vadimovich Bariev (Russian: Иван Вадимович Бариев, born 16 April 1991) is a figure skater who currently represents Italy. Righini is the 2014 Bavarian Open champion and 2014 Italian national champion. Earlier in his career, he competed for Russia as Ivan Bariev.
In late October 2007, Bariev underwent surgery on the meniscus in his right knee. He finished seventh at the 2008 World Junior Championships and earned four silver medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series. Bariev's first senior international medal, bronze, came at the 2011 Golden Spin of Zagreb. He made his final competitive appearances for Russia in autumn 2012.
In 2013, Righini stated his intention to compete for Italy. He received the Russian federation's permission in May 2013. The International Skating Union requires that skaters who change federations sit out a certain period of time. For Righini, this period ended on 29 October 2013.
Righini debuted for Italy at the 2013 Merano Cup, placing fifth, and then won bronze at the 2013 Golden Spin of Zagreb. After winning the men's title at the 2014 Italian Championships, he took gold at the 2014 Bavarian Open. Righini was selected for the 2014 World Championships in Saitama, Japan. Placing 14th in the short program, he qualified for the free skate, in which he placed 12th, and finished 13th overall.
|Season||Short program||Free skating|
|GP NHK Trophy||TBD|
|GP Rostelecom Cup||TBD|
|Golden Spin of Zagreb||3rd|
|GP = Grand Prix; TBD = Assigned|
|Cup of Nice||5th|
|JGP Czech Rep.||2nd|
|JGP South Africa||2nd|
|JGP = Junior Grand Prix; WD = Withdrew|
- Castellaro, Barbara (5 November 2013). "Ivan Righini’s challenge: I chose Italy to make history". ArtOnIce.it.
- Vorobieva, Maria (14 May 2013). "Иван Бариев подал заявление о переходе в Италию" [Ivan Bariev has applied to switch to Italy]. team-russia2014.ru (in Russian).
- "Ivan BARIEV: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 6 December 2007.
- Ermolina, Olga (16 May 2013). "Валентин ПИСЕЕВ о переходах кандидатов сборной России по фигурному катанию" [Valentin Piseev on Russian figure skaters' switch to other countries]. fsrussia.ru (in Russian) (Figure Skating Federation of Russia). Archived from the original on 17 May 2013.
- Ambesi, Massimiliano (31 October 2013). "Ivan Righini eleggibile per Europei e Mondiali, resta viva la speranza di partecipare ai Giochi Olimpici" [Ivan Righini eligible for Europeans and Worlds, hope remains of competing at the Olympics] (in Italian). Neve Italia.
- Luchianov, Vladislav (10 July 2014). "Righini finds skating rebirth after switching to Italy". IceNetwork.
- "Ivan RIGHINI: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 27 March 2014.
- "Ivan BARIEV: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 9 February 2013.
- "Ivan BARIEV: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 7 March 2010.
- "Competition Results: Ivan RIGHINI". International Skating Union.
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