Alexandra Trusova

Alexandra Trusova

Figure skating

  • 2020 European bronze medalist
  • Two-time Junior World champion (2018, 2019)
  • Four Guinness World Records

Alexandra Trusova
June 23, 2004 (Ryazan, Russia)
Figure skater
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Russian figure skater, who currently holds the world record for the free skate (166.62 points). She is the 2020 European bronze medalist, the 2019 Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, the 2019 Russian national silver medalist, and the 2020 Russian national bronze medalist.

On the junior level, she is a two-time Junior World champion (2018, 2019), the 2017 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, the 2018 Junior Grand Prix Final silver medalist, and a two-time Russian junior national champion (2018, 2019).

Trusova is the first female skater to land the quad Lutz, flip, and toe loop jumps, the second to land the quad Salchow and the first to land two and three ratified quads in a free skate, achieved at the 2018 Junior World Championships and the 2019 Nepela Trophy, respectively.

Trusova began learning to skate in 2008. She trained in Ryazan under Olga Shevtsova until 2015; then she moved to Moscow where she was coached by Alexander Volkov. Eteri Tutberidze and Sergei Dudakov became her coaches in 2016. On May 6, 2020, it was announced that Trusova had decided to join Evgeni Plushenko’s academy.

COMPETITIVE HIGHLIGHTS 

International

  • 2020 European bronze medalist.
  • 2019 Grand Prix Final bronze medalist.
  • 2019 Rostelecom Cup champion.
  • 2019 Skate Canada champion.
  • 2019 CS Ondrej Nepela champion.

International Junior

  • two-time Junior World champion (2018, 2019).
  • 2018 Junior Grand Prix Final silver medalist.
  • 2017 Junior Grand Prix Final champion.
  • 2018/2019 Junior Grand Prix Armenia champion.
  • 2018/2019 Junior Grand Prix Lithuania champion.
  • 2017/2018 Junior Grand Prix Australia champion.
  • 2017/2018 Junior Grand Prix Belarus champion.

National

  • 2020 Russian national bronze medalist.
  • 2019 Russian national silver medalist.
  • two-time Russian junior national champion (2018, 2019).

RECORDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS 

  • Held a technical score of 92.35 points in the free skate, the highest ever recorded in women’s figure skating on both the junior and senior level until the GOE system were changed.
  • She is the youngest lady to win at the Junior World Championships and Junior Grand Prix Final
  • First lady to land a quad toe loop.
  • First lady to land a quad Lutz jump in international competition.
  • First lady to land a  quad flip.
  • First lady to land a quad in combination (the quad toe loop + triple toe loop).
  • First lady to land two quads in the free skate.
  • First lady to land two different types of quads.
  • First lady to land three different triple jumping pass combinations in the free skate with the second jump ending in a 3Salchow, 3Loop, and 3Toe.
  • Second lady to land a clean quad Salchow.
  • First lady ever to land three quadruples in ISU sanctioned international competition when she landed 4Lz, 4T+3T and 4T.
  • At the 2019 Japan Open she became the first lady to land four quads, and also the first lady to land three different quads, when she landed 4S, 4Lz, 4T+3T, and a 4T+1Eu+3S in free skate. She also became the first lady to land two quad jump and a triple jump combinations in one program and the first lady to land a quad jump and a triple jump combination in the second half of the free skate.
  • First lady to score above 100 in technical elements when she recorded 100.20 technical points in the free skate at the 2019 Skate Canada.
  • At the 2019 Skate Canada she became the first lady ever to land two quad jump and a triple jump combinations in one program in ISU sanctioned international competition when she jumped 4T+3T and 4T+1Eu+3S. She also became the first lady to land a quad jump and a triple jump combination in the second half of the free skate.
  • She has listed four times in the Guinness Book of Records: the first quadruple flip, too loop, Lutz jump by female and и highest score in figure skating – long programme (women).
  • Trusova has set two world record scores and six junior world record scores, also she had set three historical junior world record scores.