Evgenia Medvedeva

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Evgenia Medvedeva
Evgenia Medvedeva at Skate America 2015 (1).jpg
Medvedeva at 2015 Skate America
Personal information
Native name Евгения Армановна Медведева
Full name Evgenia Armanovna Medvedeva
Alternative names Zhenya Medvedeva
Country represented Russia
Born (1999-11-19) 19 November 1999 (age 17)
Moscow, Russia
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Coach Eteri Tutberidze
Sergei Dudakov
Former coach Lubov Yakovleva
Choreographer Alexander Zhulin
Ilia Averbukh
Igor Strelkin
Daniil Gleichengauz
Former choreographer Eteri Tutberidze
Skating club Sambo 70
Training locations Moscow
Began skating 2004
World standing 1 (As of 8 June 2017)[1]
Season's bests 1 (2016–17)[2]
1 (2015–16)[3]
5 (2014–15)[4]
17 (2013–14)[5]
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 241.31 (WR)[6]
2017 World Team Trophy
Short program 80.85 (WR)[7]
2017 World Team Trophy
Free skate 160.46 (WR)[8]
2017 World Team Trophy

Evgenia Armanovna Medvedeva (Russian: Евгения Армановна Медведева; born 19 November 1999) is a Russian figure skater. She is a two-time World champion (2016, 2017), a two-time European champion (2016, 2017), a two-time Grand Prix Final champion (2015, 2016), and a two-time Russian national champion (2016, 2017). Earlier in her career, she won the 2015 World Junior Championships, the 2014 Junior Grand Prix Final, and the 2015 Russian Junior Championships.[9]

Medvedeva was the first ladies' singles skater to win senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds,[10] and the first ladies' singles skater to win two consecutive senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds. At the 2017 World Championships, she became the first female skater to win back-to-back world titles in 16 years since Michelle Kwan did so in 2000 and 2001, and the first Russian woman ever to successfully defend her world title.[11]

Under the ISU Judging System, she has set world record scores 11 times and is the first female skater to surpass the 80-point short program mark, the 160-point free skating mark, and the 230-point and 240-point total mark. Medvedeva currently holds the world record for the ladies' short program, free skate and combined total scores.

Personal life[edit]

Evgenia was born 19 November 1999 in Moscow.[12] Her mother, a former Russian figure skater,[13] and father Arman Babasyan, an Armenian,[14] are divorced.[15] Both of her parents wanted her to practice figure skating to improve her figure.[15] She competes under the surname Medvedeva, which was the maiden name of her maternal grandmother.[16][17]

Her figure skating idols are Yuzuru Hanyu and Evgeni Plushenko.[18]

A self-professed fan of anime, Medvedeva is very fond of Sailor Moon and Yuri on Ice.[19] Medvedeva received tribute illustrations from Tadashi Hiramatsu, the designer of Yuri on Ice, and Naoko Takeuchi, the creator of Sailor Moon.[20] She claimed that she is a fan of the K-pop boygroup EXO.

She likes studying foreign languages, drawing, listening to music, and loves Japanese culture.[21]

Career[edit]

Early Years[edit]

On the ice from the age of three, Medvedeva was taught initially by Elena Proskurina, Lubov Yakovleva, and Elena Selivanova.[15] Around 2008, she joined Eteri Tutberidze at the Olympic Reserve Sports School no. 37, renamed Sambo 70.[15]

Medvedeva made her senior national debut at the 2012 Russian Championships, finishing eighth, and then placed sixth on the junior level. She sustained an injury at the start of the following season and did not qualify for the senior Russian Nationals. She finished fourth behind Maria Sotskova at the 2013 Russian Junior Championships.

2013–14 season: Junior International Debut[edit]

Medvedeva's international debut came in the 2013–14 season. Competing on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series, she won gold first in Riga, Latvia, and then in Gdańsk, Poland.[9] She qualified to the 2013-2014 JGP Final in Fukuoka, Japan and won the bronze medal behind Sotskova and Serafima Sakhanovich. At the 2014 Russian Championships, she finished seventh in her second senior appearance and then fourth on the junior level. Medvedeva was assigned to replace the injured Sotskova at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.[22] Placing third in both segments, she won the bronze medal while Elena Radionova and Sakhanovich took gold and silver respectively, producing Russia's second consecutive sweep of the World Junior ladies' podium.

2014–15 season: World Junior Champion[edit]

Medvedeva's first assignment of the 2014–15 JGP season was in Courchevel, France. She won the gold medal by a margin of 21 points ahead of silver medalist Rin Nitaya of Japan. At her second event, in Ostrava, Czech Republic, she placed second in both segments and edged Japan's Wakaba Higuchi for the gold by 1.44 points. Medvedeva's results qualified her for the 2014-2015 Junior Grand Prix Final in Barcelona, Spain. She placed first in the short program and set a new world record of 67.09 points for junior ladies' short program. In the free program, she placed first and won the gold. At the 2015 Russian Championships, she placed third in both segments and won the bronze medal behind Elena Radionova and Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, winning her first senior national medal. She then finished first in the 2015 Russian Junior Championships, almost 20 points ahead of silver medalist Maria Sotskova. At the 2015 World Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, Medvedeva placed first after the short program and set a new world record of 68.48 points for junior ladies' short program. In the free program, she placed first again and won gold. She had no falls on the ice throughout the season in international events.

2015–16 season: World and European Titles[edit]

Medvedeva at the 2016 World Championships podium

Medvedeva became age-eligible to compete at the senior international level for the 2015–16 season. She started her season with a gold medal at the 2015 Ondrej Nepela Trophy, an ISU Challenger Series (CS) event in early October. Later that month, she competed at her first senior Grand Prix event – 2015 Skate America. Finishing first in the short program and second in the free skate, she won the gold medal ahead of Gracie Gold of the United States. Medvedeva won silver at her next Grand Prix assignment, the 2015 Rostelecom Cup, behind compatriot Elena Radionova.

In December, at the 2015–16 Grand Prix Final in Barcelona, Spain, Medvedeva placed first in the short program with a new personal best score of 74.54 points. She went on to win the free skate earning 147.96, a new personal best as well. With a total score of 222.54 points, she won the gold medal ahead of Satoko Miyahara and was the fifth-youngest Grand Prix Final champion at age 16. [23][24] At the end of the month, Medvedeva won gold at the 2016 Russian Championships ahead of silver medalist Radionova. Medvedeva set the National record scores in all three segments of the competition, earning 79.44 points in the Short program, 155.44 in the free and 234.88 overall.

In January 2016, Medvedeva competed at the European Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia for the first time. Finishing first in both segments, she won the gold medal while her teammates Radionova (−5.46) and Anna Pogorilaya (−28.40) took silver and bronze respectively for the second straight year, making for the second consecutive Russian sweep.[25]

In March 2016, Medvedeva won the gold medal at the 2016 World Championships in Boston, USA. After finishing third in the short program, Medvedeva clinched the gold medal by winning the free skate with a world record score of 150.10, surpassing Yuna Kim's 150.06 mark.[26] Her overall score of 223.86 was a new personal best and was 8.47 points ahead of silver medalist Ashley Wagner. Having won the Junior World title in 2015, 16-year-old Medvedeva became the first ladies' singles skater to have ever won back-to-back Junior World Championships and Senior World Championships. She matched Kimmie Meissner's feat as she becomes the second skater in 23 years to win in her debut at the world championships and is the youngest world figure skating champion (16 years, 4 months) under modern rules (since Tara Lipinski in 1997, not yet 15 at the time). [27] Medvedeva has also become the second ladies skater to win the Grand Prix Final, Europeans, Worlds and her country's national championships all in one season (the other was countrywoman Irina Slutskaya).[28]

Medvedeva was then invited to the 2016 Team Challenge Cup in Spokane, Washington where she finished in first place in both the short with 77.66 points and free skate with 151.55 points and 229.21 overall.[29] Team Europe finished in third place in the head-to-head competition and in second place in the main event. In addition to the two team medals, Medvedeva received prize money for the top ladies' short program score.

2016–17 season: Unbeaten Streak, 8 World Records, and Second World Title[edit]

2015 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Evgenia Medvedeva IMG 9503

Medvedeva began her Grand Prix season at the 2016 Skate Canada International. Ranked first in both segments, she won the gold medal ahead of Kaetlyn Osmond and Satoko Miyahara. She then placed first in both segments at the 2016 Trophée de France on her way to another GP title. She scored 78.52 points in the short program, the second highest score for a lady and just 0.14 from a world record held by Mao Asada. She collected 15 points from both events and qualified for the 2016–17 Grand Prix Final with maximum points. At the 2016–17 Grand Prix Final in Marseille, France, Medvedeva became the current world record holder for the ladies' short program score (79.21) previously held by Mao Asada.[30] She also won the title with an overall score of 227.66 points, 9.33 points ahead of silver medalist Satoko Miyahara. With the win, Medvedveda joined Irina Slutskaya, Tara Lipinski, Yuna Kim, and Asada as the only ladies to win back-to-back Grand Prix Final titles.

In December 2016, Medvedeva defended her national title at the 2017 Russian Championships, despite the third jump of her 3S-3T-3T combination receiving no points. She stated, "Previously, the entire element would have received zero points, but now only the third triple toe would be discarded and I thought since I can do it, why not try?".[31] She won the title scoring 80.08 points in the Short program, a new national record, 153.49 in the free skating and 233.57 overall.

In January 2017, Medvedeva competed at the 2017 European Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic, defending her European title. Finishing first in both the short program and the free skate, she won the gold medal while her teammates Pogorilaya (−18.32) and Sotskova (−37.19) took silver and fourth place respectively. She also reset the free skate world record (previously held by herself) with a score of 150.79 and became the current world record holder for the ladies' combined total score (229.71), which was previously held by Yuna Kim.[32]

In March 2017, she competed at the 2017 World Championships, held in Helsinki, Finland, as defending world champion. She placed first in the short program with a score of 79.01 points, taking the lead over Kaetlyn Osmond by 3.03 points. She also won the free program with a new personal best and world record score of 154.40 points, and thus won her second world title with another personal best total score of 233.41 points, also a new world record and becoming the first female skater to break the 230-point mark in the combined total score. Her overall score was 15.28 points higher than silver medalist Kaetlyn Osmond and was the only one in the compeition to receive 10.00s in performance as part of the component score. Medvedeva became the first female skater to win back-to-back world titles in 16 years since Michelle Kwan did so in 2000 and 2001, and the first Russian woman ever to successfully defend her world title.

In April 2017, Medvedeva competed on Team Russia at the 2017 World Team Trophy team event held in Tokyo, Japan. She placed first in the short program with a new world record score of 80.85, becoming the first female skater to break the 80-point mark for the ladies' short program score. She placed first again in the free skate with another world record score of 160.46, becoming the first female skater to break the 160-point mark for the ladies' free skating score. Medvedeva contributed the maximum 24 points and helped Team Russia won their second consecutive silver medal while Team Japan and Team USA won gold and bronze respectively. Even though the combined total score was not given at the event, ISU later ratified her combined world record total score of 241.31; thus, Medvedeva became the first female skater to break the 240-point mark in the combined total score. She stated, "I went out on the ice absolutely calm, there was no shadow of a doubt or lack of confidence in me.” [33]

Medvedeva's dominance and consistency has led many to conceive her as "invincible" and an overwhelming favorite for the gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games


Skating technique[edit]

Medvedeva commonly performs some of her jumps with an arm over her head, a technique called the "Tano" variation, a position first popularized by Brian Boitano as part of his triple lutz jump. She performs several jump combinations ending with a triple toe loop, such as the 3F-3T, 3S-3T, 3Lz-3T, 3Lo-3T, and 2A-3T. She is also known for practicing various triple-triple-triple jump combinations.

Endorsements[edit]

Medvedeva appeared on the front cover of the July 2017 issue of Elle Girl Russia.[34] She was included in the 2017 SportsPro 50 Most Marketable Athletes List, ranked 46.[35] The British sports magazine previously listed Yuna Kim in 2013.[36] Medvedeva is sponsored by John Wilson, her Gold Seal blade manufacturer.[35][37]

Records and achievements[edit]

Medvedeva at the 2015 Skate America.
  • First ladies' singles skater to win senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds, having won gold at the 2015 World Junior Championships and then at the 2016 World Championships.[10]
  • First ladies' singles skater to win two consecutive senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds, having won gold at the 2015 World Junior Championships and then at the 2016 World Championships and the 2017 World Championships.
  • The youngest world figure skating champion (16 years, 4 months) under modern rules (since Tara Lipinski in 1997, not yet 15 at the time).[38]
  • The first Russian woman ever to successfully defend her world title. [39]
  • Set the junior-level ladies' record for the short program to 68.48 points at the 2015 Junior Worlds.
  • Current world record holder for the ladies' combined total score (241.31) previously held by Yuna Kim, which Medvedeva set thrice: at the 2017 European Championships (229.71), at the 2017 World Championships (233.41), and at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy (241.31).
  • Current world record holder for the ladies' short program score (80.85) previously held by Mao Asada, which Medvedeva twice set: at the 2016 Grand Prix Final (79.21) and at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy (80.85).
  • Current world record holder for the ladies' free skating score (160.46) previously held by Yuna Kim, which Medvedeva set four times: at the 2016 Worlds (150.10), at the 2017 European Championships (150.79), at the 2017 World Championships (154.40) and at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy (160.46).
  • First female skater to break the 80-point mark for the ladies' short program score achieved at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy (80.85).
  • First female skater to break the 160-point mark for the ladies' free skating score achieved at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy (160.46).
  • First female skater to break the 230-point mark in the combined total score, achieved at the 2017 World Championships (233.41).
  • First female skater to break the 240-point mark in the combined total score achieved at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy (241.31).

Others[edit]

  • Awarded the title “Honored Master of Sports of Russia” by Vitaly Mutko. [40][41]
  • Included in the Forbes '30 under 30 Europe' list of 2017 as most successful young people in Europe. [42]
  • Awarded "the Silver DOE" of Russia.

List of Medvedeva's world record scores[edit]

Medvedeva has broken world records 11 times in her career.

Combined total records [43]
Date Score Event Note
22 April 2017 241.31 2017 World Team Trophy Current World record score.
Medvedeva became the first lady to score above 240 points.
31 March 2017 233.41 2017 World Championships Medvedeva became the first lady to score above 230 points.
27 January 2017 229.71 2017 European Championships Medvedeva broke Yuna Kim's record which had lasted since February 2010.
Short program records [44]
Date Score Event Note
20 April 2017 80.85 2017 World Team Trophy Current World record score.
Medvedeva became the first lady to score above 80 points in short program.
9 December 2016 79.21 2016–17 Grand Prix Final Medvedeva broke Mao Asada's record which had lasted since March 2014.
Free skating records [45]
Date Score Event Note
22 April 2017 160.46 2017 World Team Trophy Current World record score.
Medvedeva became the first lady to score above 160 points in free skating.
31 March 2017 154.40 2017 World Championships
27 January 2017 150.79 2017 European Championships
2 April 2016 150.10 2016 World Championships Medvedeva broke Yuna Kim's record which had lasted since February 2010.
Junior ladies' short program records
Date Score Event Note
7 March 2015 68.48 2015 World Junior Championships
13 December 2014 67.09 2014–15 Junior Grand Prix Final

Programs[edit]

Medvedeva at the 2016–17 Grand Prix Final podium
Medvedeva at the 2015–16 Grand Prix Final podium
Medvedeva at the 2015 World Junior Championships podium
Short program Free skating Exhibition
2017–18
[46]
2016–17
[47]

  • Mamarl
    by Patax



2015–16
[48][49][50]



2014–15
[51][15]

2013–14
[52]
  • Ballet Russe
    by Frank Mills
    choreo. by Eteri Tutberidze
  • Russian Gypsy Music
2012–13
  • Na Katere
    by Eugen Doga
  • Gramofon
    by Eugen Doga
    choreo. by Eteri Tutberidze
2011–12
  • Rich Man's Frug
    by Cy Coleman
    choreo. by Eteri Tutberidze
  • Na Katere
    by Eugen Doga
  • Gramofon
    by Eugen Doga
    choreo. by Eteri Tutberidze
2010–11
  • Tsyganochka
    (Russian: Цыганочка)
  • Ekh raz, eshche raz
    (Russian: Эх раз, ещё раз)
    choreo. by Eteri Tutberidze
2009–10

Competitive highlights[edit]

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

International[9]
Event 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18
Olympics
Worlds 1st 1st
Europeans 1st 1st
GP Final 1st 1st
GP Cup of China
GP France 1st
GP NHK Trophy TBD
GP Rostel. Cup 2nd TBD
GP Skate America 1st
GP Skate Canada 1st
CS Nepela Trophy 1st
International: Junior[9]
Junior Worlds 3rd 1st
JGP Final 3rd 1st
JGP Czech Rep. 1st
JGP France 1st
JGP Latvia 1st
JGP Poland 1st
Ice Star 1st J
National[53]
Russian Champ. 8th 7th 3rd 1st 1st
Russian Junior 12th 6th 4th 4th 1st
Team events
World Team Trophy 2nd T
1st P
Team Challenge
Cup
2nd T
1st P
Japan Open 2nd T
1st P
TBD
J = Junior level; TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew
T = Team result; P = Personal result; Medals awarded for team result only.

Detailed results[edit]

Small medals for short and free programs awarded only at ISU Championships. At team events, medals awarded for team results only. Current ISU world bests highlighted in bold and italic. Previous ISU world bests highlighted in bold.

Medvedeva at the 2016–17 Grand Prix Final
Medvedeva at the 2015–16 Grand Prix Final
2017–18 season
Date Event SP FS Total
20–26 December 2017 2018 Russian Championships
7–10 December 2017 2017–18 Grand Prix Final
10–12 November 2017 2017 NHK Trophy
20–22 October 2017 2017 Rostelecom Cup
7 October 2017 2017 Japan Open

2016–17 season
Date Event SP FS Total
20–23 April 2017 2017 World Team Trophy 1
80.85
1
160.46
1P/2T
241.31
29 March – 2 April 2017 2017 World Championships 1
79.01
1
154.40
1
233.41
25–29 January 2017 2017 European Championships 1
78.92
1
150.79
1
229.71
20–26 December 2016 2017 Russian Championships 1
80.08
1
153.49
1
233.57
8–11 December 2016 2016–17 Grand Prix Final 1
79.21
1
148.45
1
227.66
11–13 November 2016 2016 Trophée de France 1
78.52
1
143.02
1
221.54
28–30 October 2016 2016 Skate Canada International 1
76.24
1
144.41
1
220.65
1 October 2016 2016 Japan Open
1
147.07
1P/2T
2015–16 season
Date Event SP FS Total
22–24 April 2016 2016 Team Challenge Cup 1
77.56
1
151.55
1P/2TT
28 March – 3 April 2016 2016 World Championships 3
73.76
1
150.10
1
223.86
26–31 January 2016 2016 European Championships 1
72.55
1
142.90
1
215.45
22–27 December 2015 2016 Russian Championships 1
79.44
1
155.44
1
234.88
10–13 December 2015 2015–16 Grand Prix Final 1
74.58
1
147.96
1
222.54
20–22 November 2015 2015 Rostelecom Cup 3
67.03
1
139.73
2
206.76
23–25 October 2015 2015 Skate America 1
70.92
2
135.09
1
206.01
1–3 October 2015 2015 CS Ondrej Nepela Trophy 1
63.68
2
120.26
1
183.94
2014–15 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
2–8 March 2015 2015 World Junior Championships Junior 1
68.48
1
124.49
1
192.97
4–7 February 2015 2015 Russian Junior Championships Junior 1
70.95
1
134.10
1
205.05
24–28 December 2014 2015 Russian Championships Senior 3
72.57
3
137.24
3
209.81
11–14 December 2014 2014–15 ISU JGP Final Junior 1
67.09
1
123.80
1
190.89
3–7 September 2014 2014 JGP Czech Republic Junior 2
55.92
2
115.20
1
171.12
20–24 August 2014 2014 JGP France Junior 1
61.12
1
118.43
1
179.55
2013–14 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
10–16 March 2014 2014 World Junior Championships Junior 3
63.72
3
114.71
3
178.43
23–25 January 2014 2014 Russian Junior Championships Junior 4
63.25
4
120.45
4
183.70
24–26 December 2013 2014 Russian Championships Senior 8
62.19
8
119.67
7
181.86
5–6 December 2013 2013–14 JGP Final Junior 3
58.75
5
104.93
3
163.68
18–20 October 2013 2013 Ice Star Junior 1
62.12
1
118.01
1
180.13
20–22 September 2013 2013 JGP Poland Junior 1
61.61
1
118.35
1
179.96
29–30 August 2013 2013 JGP Latvia Junior 3
55.17
1
114.35
1
169.52
2012–13 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
2–3 February 2013 2013 Russian Junior Championships Junior 5
61.35
4
118.84
4
180.19
2011–12 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
5–7 February 2012 2012 Russian Junior Championships Junior 7
54.86
7
103.64
6
158.50
26–27 December 2011 2012 Russian Championships Senior 11
53.21
8
108.53
8
161.74
2010–11 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
2–4 February 2011 2011 Russian Junior Championships Junior 13
42.57
12
88.93
12
131.50

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World Records Holder
Preceded by
Japan Mao Asada
Ladies' Short Program
9 December 2016 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
South Korea Yuna Kim
Ladies' Free Skating
2 April 2016 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
South Korea Yuna Kim
Ladies' Total Score
27 January 2017 – present
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