Lautowa at the 2004 European Championships
|Native name||Юлия Лаутова|
|Alternative names||Yulia Lautova|
5 October 1981 |
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.66 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
|Former coach||Marina Kudriavtseva
|Former choreographer||Igor Bobrin|
|Skating club||Cottage Engelmann Verein Wien|
|ISU personal best scores|
2003 Trophée Lalique
2003 Trophée Lalique
2003 Skate America
Julia Lautowa (Russian: Юлия Лаутова; born 5 October 1981) is an Austrian former competitive figure skater in ladies' singles. She is the 1996 Cup of Russia silver medalist, a two-time Karl Schäfer Memorial champion, and a six-time Austrian national champion. She placed in the top ten at five ISU Championships.
Lautowa was born on 5 October 1981 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union, and moved to Vienna, Austria at the age of twelve. She became an Austrian citizen in 1996. She married Russian ice dancer Roman Kostomarov in June 2004 but the relationship has ended.
In the 1994–95 season, Lautowa placed 24th at the 1995 World Junior Championships in Budapest and 21st at the 1995 European Championships in Dortmund. She missed the cut-off for the free skate at the 1995 World Championships in Birmingham.
In the 1996–97 season, Lautowa won her first senior international title at the Karl Schäfer Memorial. Appearing in the inaugural Champions Series (later known as the Grand Prix series), she placed fourth at the 1996 Skate America and was awarded the silver medal at the 1996 Cup of Russia. She also appeared twice on the junior level, placing sixth (12th in the short program, third in the free skate) at the 1997 Junior Worlds in Seoul, South Korea, and taking silver at the 1997 European Youth Olympic Festival in Sundsvall, Sweden. She finished 16th at the 1997 European Championships in Paris and 8th at the 1997 World Championships in Lausanne, having placed 5th in her qualifying group, 11th in the short, and 6th in the free.
Lautowa was off the ice for one year after sustaining a back injury in August 2000. She trained under Jana Hübler in Vienna during the 2001–02 season. She placed 12th at the 2002 Europeans and 22nd at the 2002 Worlds.
|Season||Short program||Free skating|
|GP Cup of Russia||2nd|
|GP NHK Trophy||11th|
|GP Skate America||4th||6th||9th||11th|
|GP Skate Canada||8th|
|Blue Swords||5th J|
|J: Junior level; WD: Withdrew|
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