Evgenia Armanovna Medvedeva, is a Russian figure skater. She is a two-time Olympic silver medalist, a two-time world champion, a two-time European champion, a two-time Grand Prix Final champion, a two-time Russian national champion, silver medalist at the 2018 European Figure Skating Championships and bronze medalist at the 2019 World Championships. Earlier in her career, she won the 2015 World Junior Championships, the 2014 Junior Grand Prix Final, and the 2015 Russian Junior Championships. Medvedeva is the first ladies' singles skater to win senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds, 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..
|Full name:||Evgenia Armanovna Medvedeva|
|Alternative names:||Yevgeniya Medvedeva|
|Born:||November 19, 1999, Moscow, Russia|
|Home town:||Moscow, Russian Federation|
|Coach:||Brian Orser, Tracy Wilson|
|Former coach:||Lubov Yakovleva, Eteri Tutberidze, Sergei Dudakov|
|Choreographer:||Ilia Averbukh, Jeffrey Buttle, Shae-Lynn Bourne, Joey Russell|
|Former choreographer:||Misha Ge, David Wilson, Sandra Bezic, Alexander Zhulin, Igor Strelkin, Daniil Gleichengauz|
|Skating club:||Toronto Cricket and Skating Club|
|Former skating club:||Sambo-70|
|Training locations:||Moscow, Russia, Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Former training locations:||Moscow, Russian Federation|
|World standing:||13 (2019–20), 3 (2018–19), 2 (2017–18), 1 (2016–17), 6 (2015–16), 23 (2014–15), 61 (2013–14)|
|Season's bests:||6 (2019–20), 6 (2018–19), 2 (2017–18), 1 (2016–17), 1 (2015–16), 5 (2014–15), 17 (2013–14)|
|Combined total:||225.76, 2019 Rostelecom Cup|
|Short program:||76.93, 2019 Rostelecom Cup|
|Free skate:||149.57, 2019 Worlds|
|Twitter:||Evgenia Medvedeva's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Evgenia Medvedeva's Instagram profile|
About Evgenia Medvedeva
Accomplished figure skater whose accolades include being a 2016 World and European champion, as well as a 2016 Russian national champion. She earned the world record score for the ladies' free program at the 2016 World Championships. She won silver at the 2018 Olympics for both the team and singles event.
She was skating since she was three years old. She joined the Olympic Reserve Sports School no. 37 in 2008 and made her senior national debut at the 2012 Russian Championships where she finished in 8th place.
She also set the junior-level ladies' record for the short program at the 2015 ISU World Junior Championships.
Her father Arman Babasyan is Armenian, and her mother was a figure skater. Her parents would divorce.
She has skated to the music of Michel Legrand's The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.
Information related to Evgenia Medvedeva
- Olympic figure skaters of Russia
- Russian female single skaters
- Olympic medalists in figure skating
- Recipients of the Order of Friendship
- European Figure Skating Championships medalists
- World Junior Figure Skating Championships medalists
- World Figure Skating Championships medalists