Anastasia Galustyan

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Anastasia Galustyan
2016 Rostelecom Cup Anastasia Galustyan IMG 2723.jpg
Galustyan in 2016
Personal information
Full nameAnastasia Georgievna Galustyan
Country representedArmenia
Born (1999-06-25) 25 June 1999 (age 20)
Moscow, Russia
ResidenceMoscow, Russia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
CoachIrina and Georgy Galustyan
ChoreographerAnna Bilibina
Training locationsMoscow
Began skating2003
ISU personal best scores
Combined total155.70
2018 CS Tallinn Trophy
Short program52.39
2018 CS Tallinn Trophy
Free skate103.31
2018 CS Tallinn Trophy

Anastasia Georgievna Galustyan (Armenian: Անաստասիա Գալուստյան, Russian: Анастасия Георгиевна Галустян,[1] born 25 June 1999) is an Armenian figure skater. She is the 2014 CS Warsaw Cup silver medalist, the 2015 CS Warsaw Cup bronze medalist, the 2016 MNNT Cup silver medalist, and the 2014 Tallinn Trophy silver medalist. She has competed in the final segment at eight ISU Championships.

Personal life[edit]

Anastasia Georgievna Galustyan was born 25 June 1999 in Moscow, Russia.[2] Both of her parents are figure skating coaches.[3]


2013–2014 season[edit]

Galustyan debuted on the ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) series, finishing 7th in Košice, Slovakia in September 2013, and 10th in Ostrava, Czech Republic the next month. She made her senior international debut in December, placing 5th at the Ukrainian Open. In March 2014, she competed at her first ISU Championship, the World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, but was eliminated after placing 27th in the short program.

2014–2015 season[edit]

During the 2014 JGP series, Galustyan placed 8th in Tallinn, Estonia, and 12th in Zagreb, Croatia. Competing on the senior level, she finished 6th at the 2014 Volvo Open Cup and won silver at the 2014 Warsaw Cup, both ISU Challenger Series (CS) events, and then took silver at the Tallinn Trophy. In January 2015, she placed 7th at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Austria and then qualified for the first time to an ISU Championship free skate, at the European Championships in Stockholm, Sweden, where she finished 13th.

In March, Galustyan finished 12th at the World Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, but missed the cut-off for the free skate at the World Championships in Shanghai, China, having placed 29th in the short program.[4]

2015–2016 season[edit]

Competing in the 2015 JGP series, Galustyan placed 11th in Colorado Springs, Colorado and 9th in Logroño, Spain. She then appeared at a pair of Challenger Series events, placing fourth at the 2015 Mordovian Ornament and taking bronze at the 2015 Warsaw Cup. In January 2016, she won silver at the MNNT Cup and finished 15th at the European Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, having placed 16th in the short program and 13th in the free skate.

In February, Galustyan represented Armenia at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics in Lillehammer, placing 7th in the short, 11th in the free, and 10th overall. In March, she finished 16th at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Debrecen, Hungary, after ranking 9th in the short and 16th in the free. In April, she placed 20th in the short, 24th in the free, and 24th overall at the 2016 World Championships in Boston.

2016–2017 season[edit]

After finishing ninth at the 2016 CS Autumn Classic International, Galustyan debuted on the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating circuit, placing 9th at the 2016 Rostelecom Cup and 11th at the 2016 Trophée de France.[5]

At the 2017 European Figure Skating Championships in Ostrava, Galustyan finished in a career-high placement of 12th. Later in Helsinki, she concluded the season with a 23rd place finish at the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships.

2017-2018 season[edit]

Galustyan began the 2017-18 season at the 2017 CS Lombardia Trophy, finishing in 19th place. At the 2017 CS Nebelhorn Trophy, Galustyan failed to qualify Armenia a place to the 2018 Winter Olympics. After placing 15th in the short program, Galustyan jumped to 7th in the free program, finishing 8th overall and one place short of an Olympic qualifying position. Armenia is subsequently the first alternate for a place in ladies singles at the Olympic Games.

On the 2017–18 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating circuit, Galustyan placed 12th at the Rostelecom Cup.

On 14 January, 2018, she withdrew from the 2018 European Figure Skating Championships in Moscow, Russia.


Anastasia Galustyan in 2015
Season Short program Free skating
  • I Dreamed a Dream
    (from Les Misérables)


Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

Event 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19-20
Worlds 29th 24th 23rd 39th
Europeans 13th 15th 12th WD 22nd
GP Rostelecom Cup 9th 12th
GP France 11th
CS Autumn Classic 9th
CS Lombardia 19th TBD
CS Mordovian 4th
CS Nebelhorn 8th
CS Tallinn Trophy 9th
CS Volvo Cup 6th
CS Warsaw Cup 2nd 3rd
Hellmut Seibt 12th
Ice Star 4th
Int. Challenge Cup 6th
MNNT Cup 2nd 3rd
Open Ice Mall Cup 3rd
Tallinn Trophy 2nd
Ukrainian Open 5th
Winter Universiade 8th
International: Junior[4]
Youth Olympics 10th
Junior Worlds 27th 12th 16th
JGP Croatia 12th
JGP Czech Republic 10th
JGP Estonia 8th
JGP Slovakia 7th
JGP Spain 9th
JGP U.S. 11th
EYOF 7th
TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew


  1. ^ Анастасия Георгиевна Галустян [Anastasia Georgievna Galustyan]. (in Russian).
  2. ^ a b "Anastasia GALUSTYAN: 2017/2018". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 23 October 2017.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  3. ^ Golinsky, Reut (27 September 2017). "Anastasia Galustyan: in pursuit of a dream". Absolute Skating.
  4. ^ a b c "Competition Results: Anastasia GALUSTYAN". International Skating Union.
  5. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016/17: Ladies" (PDF). International Skating Union. 17 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Anastasia GALUSTYAN: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 31 May 2017.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  7. ^ "Anastasia GALUSTYAN: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 November 2016.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  8. ^ "Anastasia GALUSTYAN: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 28 May 2016.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  9. ^ "Anastasia GALUSTYAN: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 21 May 2015.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  10. ^ "Anastasia GALUSTYAN: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 22 June 2014.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)

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