Sergey Mozgov

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Sergey Mozgov
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Betina Popova and Sergey Mozgov at 2018 Internationaux de France
Personal information
Native nameСерге́й Александрович Мозгов
Full nameSergey Alexandrovich Mozgov
Alternative namesSergei Mozgov[1]
Country representedRussia
Born (1995-03-10) 10 March 1995 (age 24)
Moscow, Russia
Home townMoscow, Russia
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
PartnerBetina Popova
Former partnerAnna Yanovskaya, Tatiana Baturintseva, Evgenia Kosigina, Sabina Adigamova
CoachAnjelika Krylova, Oleg Volkov
Former coachSvetlana Alexeeva, Elena Kustarova, Olga Riabinina, Alexei Gorshkov, Alexander Svinin, Irina Zhuk
ChoreographerLudmila Vlasova, Elena Kustarova, Olga Riabinina
Skating clubSport School No. 2
Training locationsMoscow
Began skating1999
ISU personal best scores
Combined total170.47
2018 CS Ondrej Nepela Trophy
Short dance67.65
2018 CS Ondrej Nepela Trophy
Free dance102.89
2018 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb

Sergey Alexandrovich Mozgov (Russian: Серге́й Александрович Мозгов; born 10 March 1995) is a Russian ice dancer. With partner Betina Popova, he is the 2017 CS Warsaw Cup champion. With former partner Anna Yanovskaya, he is the 2015 World Junior champion, two-time (2013, 2014) JGP Final champion, the 2012 Youth Olympics champion, the 2014 World Junior silver medalist, and the 2015 Russian junior national champion.

Early career[edit]

Mozgov began skating in 1999.[2] His parents introduced him to skating to improve his health.[3] Early in his career, he competed with Sabina Adigamova.

Mozgov and Evgenia Kosigina made their international debut in the 2008–09 season. The following season, they received a Junior Grand Prix (JGP) assignment in Hungary, where they placed fifth. He ended their partnership after they finished 12th at the 2010 Russian Junior Championships.

In the 2010–11 season, Mozgov competed with Tatiana Baturintseva. They received no JGP assignments and parted ways after placing 9th at the 2011 Russian Junior Championships.

Partnership with Yanovskaya[edit]

Mozgov teamed up with Anna Yanovskaya in 2011. They were coached mainly by Svetlana Alexeeva at the Medvedkovo rink in Moscow.[3]

2011–12 season: First season together[edit]

Yanovskaya/Mozgov won the bronze medal at their first Junior Grand Prix event, in Gdańsk, Poland, and then gold in Tallinn, Estonia. Their placements qualified them for the Junior Grand Prix Final, where they placed second in the short dance, third in the free, and took the silver medal ahead of Alexandra Stepanova / Ivan Bukin. After winning the gold medal at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics, they placed fourth at the 2012 Russian Junior Championships. At the 2012 World Junior Championships, they were third in the short dance. During the free dance the referee stopped their music because Mozgov's left bootstrap had come loose.[4] Yanovskaya/Mozgov finished fourth overall behind American ice dancers Alexandra Aldridge / Daniel Eaton who moved up the rankings and took the bronze medal.

2012–13 season[edit]

In 2012–13, Yanovskaya/Mozgov won a pair of silver medals at JGP events in Austria and Slovenia and qualified for the JGP Final in Sochi, Russia, where they finished fourth. They won the bronze medal at the 2013 Russian Junior Championships.

2013–14 season: First JGP Final title[edit]

In 2013–14, Yanovskaya/Mozgov began their season by taking gold at the 2013 JGP Slovakia in Košice. They won another gold at the 2013 JGP Estonia, qualifying them for their third JGP Final in Fukuoka, Japan. Setting personal bests, Yanovskaya/Mozgov placed first in both segments at the final and won the gold medal ahead of Kaitlin Hawayek / Jean-Luc Baker. After placing second to Stepanova/Bukin at the 2014 Russian Junior Championships, they took the silver medal at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Sofia, finishing second to Hawayek/Baker.[5]

2014–15 season: World Junior title[edit]

Yanovskaya/Mozgov decided to remain in the junior ranks in the 2014–15 season.[6] In addition to Moscow, they also trained in Liepāja in the summer.[7] Mozgov recovered from a knee injury early in the season. During in the 2014–15 JGP series, the duo won gold medals in Estonia and Croatia, earning qualification to their fourth JGP Final. At the event, held in December in Barcelona, they outscored Alla Loboda / Pavel Drozd for the gold and stood atop the podium for the second consecutive year. In March, they competed at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia. Ranked first in both segments, they were awarded the gold medal ahead of Lorraine McNamara / Quinn Carpenter.

2015–16 season: Senior debut and split[edit]

Although still age-eligible for junior events in the 2015–16 season, Yanovskaya/Mozgov decided to move up to the senior ranks.[8] Debuting on the Grand Prix, they placed sixth at the 2015 Skate America and 2015 Trophée Éric Bompard. In December, they finished sixth at the 2016 Russian Championships in Yekaterinburg. On 2 May 2016, the Russian media reported that their partnership had ended.[9]

Partnership with Popova[edit]

According to the Russian media, Mozgov has teamed up with Betina Popova.[9]

Popova/Mozgov made their international debut at the 2016 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb where they placed fifth.

2017–18 season[edit]

In 2017–18 season they competed at three ISU Challenger Series competitions. They won the gold medal at the 2017 CS Warsaw Cup with a personal best score of 164.07 points. They also won the bronze medal at the 2017 CS Ondrej Nepela Trophy. At the 2017 CS Finlandia Trophy they placed fifth.

In October 2017 they made their Grand Prix debut at the 2017 Rostelecom Cup where they placed sixth. In December 2017 they competed at the 2018 Russian Championships where they placed fourth after placing fifth in the short dance and third in the free dance.

In May 2018 Anjelika Krylova and Oleg Volkov became their new coaches. [10][11]

2018–19 season[edit]

Popova/Mozgov started their season in mid September at the 2018 CS Ondrej Nepela Trophy where they won the bronze medal with a personal best score of 170.47 points. In early November they placed seventh at the 2018 Grand Prix of Helsinki. Three weeks later they finished eighth at the 2018 Internationaux de France. In early December they won their second Challenger Series bronze medal of the season at the 2018 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb.

They placed fourth at the Russian Championships for the second consecutive year.[12]

In march, Popova/Mozgov have participated in the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk Russia. They finished first in the short and second in the free, with a total of 183.01 points earning theyre the gold medal.[13]

Programs[edit]

With Popova[edit]

Season Rhythm dance Free dance Exhibition
2019–2020
[13]
2018–2019
[14][11]
Short dance
2017–2018
[2]
  • Cha Cha
  • Rhumba: Formidable
    by Stromae
  • Samba: Batacuda Mixes
    performed by D.J. Dero
2016–2017

With Yanovskaya[edit]

Season Short dance Free dance Exhibition
2015–2016
[15][16][17][18]
2014–2015
[19]
  • Samba
  • Rhumba
  • Samba
Argentine tango:
2013–2014
[20][3]
  • Puttin' On the Ritz
    by Irving Berlin
  • Fever
  • Il Mirto E La Rosa
    by Alessandro Safina
2012–2013
[21]
2011–2012
[22]

Competitive highlights[edit]

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

With Popova[edit]

International[23]
Event 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20
GP Finland 7th
GP France 8th
GP Rostelecom Cup 6th
GP Skate Canada TBD
CS Finlandia Trophy 5th
CS Golden Spin 5th 3rd
CS Nepela Trophy 3rd 3rd
CS Warsaw Cup 1st
Volvo Open Cup 1st
Universiade 1st
National[24]
Russian Champ. 4th 4th
TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew

With Yanovskaya[edit]

Yanovskaya/Mozgov at the 2014–15 Junior Grand Prix Final
International[25]
Event 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16
GP Bompard 6th
GP Skate America 6th
International: Junior[25]
Junior Worlds 4th 2nd 1st
Youth Olympics 1st
JGP Final 2nd 4th 1st 1st
JGP Austria 2nd
JGP Croatia 1st
JGP Estonia 1st 1st 1st
JGP Poland 3rd
JGP Slovakia 1st
JGP Slovenia 2nd
Ice Star 1st J
Volvo Open Cup 1st J 1st J
National[24]
Russian Champ. 6th
Russian Jr. Champ. 4th 3rd 2nd 1st
Team events
Youth Olympics 6th
1st P
J = Junior level

With Baturintseva[edit]

International
Event 2010–11
Pavel Roman Memorial 3rd J
NRW Trophy 2nd J
Bavarian Open 2nd J
National[24]
Russian Junior Championships 9th
J = Junior level

With Kosigina[edit]

International[26]
Event 2008–09 2009–10
JGP Hungary 5th
NRW Trophy 5th J
National[24]
Russian Junior Champ. 11th 12th
J = Junior level

Detailed results[edit]

Small medals for short and free programs awarded only at ISU Championships. At team events, medals awarded for team results only.

With Popova[edit]

2018–19 season
Date Event RD FD Total
7–9 March 2019 2019 Winter Universiade 1
71.46
2
111.55
1
183.01
19–23 December 2018 2019 Russian Championships 5
69.62
4
107.31
4
176.93
5–8 December 2018 2018 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb 5
62.84
3
102.89
3
165.73
23–25 November 2018 2018 Internationaux de France 8
63.64
7
99.54
8
163.18
6–11 November 2018 2018 Volvo Open Cup 1
64.31
1
104.16
1
168.47
2–4 November 2018 2018 Grand Prix Finland 7
62.35
8
95.21
7
157.56
19–22 September 2018 2018 CS Ondrej Nepela Trophy 3
67.65
3
102.82
3
170.47
2017–18 season
Date Event SD FD Total
21–24 December 2017 2018 Russian Championships 5
63.27
3
104.43
4
167.70
16–19 November 2017 2017 CS Warsaw Cup 1
64.38
1
99.69
1
164.07
20–22 October 2017 2017 Rostelecom Cup 6
64.14
6
99.88
6
164.02
6–8 October 2017 2017 CS Finlandia Trophy 7
57.36
3
94.92
5
152.28
21–23 September 2017 2017 CS Ondrej Nepela Trophy 3
60.98
2
100.94
3
161.92
2016–17 season
Date Event SD FD Total
7–10 December 2016 2016 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb 4
60.70
5
94.52
5
155.22

With Yanovskaya[edit]

2015–16 season
Date Event SD FD Total
24–27 December 2015 2016 Russian Championships 6
57.92
6
81.94
6
139.86
13–15 November 2015 2015 ISU Grand Prix Trophée Éric Bompard 6
52.88
Cancelled 6
52.88
23–25 October 2015 2015 ISU Grand Prix Skate America 5
53.35
6
87.57
6
140.92
2014–15 season
Date Event Level SD FD Total
2–8 March 2015 2015 World Junior Championships Junior 1
62.22
1
93.70
1
155.92
4–7 February 2015 2015 Russian Junior Championships Junior 1
65.24
1
98.35
1
163.59
11–14 December 2014 2014–15 JGP Final Junior 1
59.12
1
89.46
1
148.58
8–12 October 2014 2014 JGP Croatia Junior 1
56.79
1
88.55
1
145.34
24–28 September 2014 2014 JGP Estonia Junior 2
59.56
1
92.44
1
152.00
2013–14 season
Date Event Level SD FD Total
10–16 March 2014 2014 World Junior Championships Junior 2
63.80
1
91.36
2
155.16
22–25 January 2014 2014 Russian Junior Championships Junior 2
64.79
2
86.96
2
151.75
5–8 December 2013 2013–14 JGP Final Junior 1
63.71
1
88.77
1
152.48
10–12 October 2013 2013 JGP Estonia Junior 1
61.79
1
88.19
1
149.98
12–14 September 2013 2013 JGP Slovakia Junior 1
59.06
1
84.33
1
143.39
2012–13 season
Date Event Level SD FD Total
31 January – 3 February 2013 2013 Russian Junior Championships Junior 4
55.15
1
87.73
3
142.88
6–9 December 2012 2012–13 JGP Final Junior 3
53.03
4
76.28
4
129.31
2011–12 season
Date Event Level SD FD Total
2–3 March 2012 2012 World Junior Championships Junior 3
58.89
4
81.74
4
140.63
5–7 February 2012 2012 Russian Junior Championships Junior 4
55.47
3
80.94
4
136.41
13–22 January 2012 2012 Winter Youth Olympics - team event Junior 1
84.55
6
13–22 January 2012 2012 Winter Youth Olympics Junior 1
60.19
1
86.77
1
146.96
8–11 December 2011 2011–12 JGP Final Junior 2
56.22
3
80.39
2
136.61

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anna YANOVSKAIA / Sergei MOZGOV: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 17 November 2011.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  2. ^ a b "Betina POPOVA / Sergey MOZGOV: 2017/2018". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 29 May 2018.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  3. ^ a b c Backman, Daphne (21 April 2014). "Yanovskaya & Mozgov: Going Far, Together". ice-dance.com.
  4. ^ Flade, Tatjana (3 March 2012). "Sinitsina and Zhiganshin cruise to gold at Junior Worlds". Golden Skate.
  5. ^ Flade, Tatjana (1 July 2014). "Yanovskaya and Mozgov target top of Junior World podium". Golden Skate.
  6. ^ Zubakov, Alexei (8 June 2014). Анна Яновская и Сергей Мозгов: основа нашей пары – сочетание полного доверия друг другу, искреннего взаимного уважения на льду и вне льда [Anna Yanovskaya and Sergey Mozgov: Our foundation is confidence in each other and mutual respect]. team-russia2014.ru (in Russian).
  7. ^ Vorobieva, Maria (19 June 2014). Фигуристы Яновская/Мозгов: с удовольствием осваиваем и постигаем все новое! [Figure skaters Yanovskaya/Mozgov are happy to learn new things]. R-Sport (in Russian).
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  10. ^ "ru:Анжелика Крылова: «В России много возможностей, их нужно только правильно реализовать»" [Anjelika Krylova: "There are many opportunities in Russia, they only need to be properly implemented"] (in Russian). Figure Skating Federation of Russia.
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External links[edit]

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