Tatiana Volosozhar
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Tatiana Volosozhar

Russian-ukrainian Pair Skater
Female
Born May 22, 1986

Tatiana Andreеvna Volosozhar is a Russian pair skater. With current partner Maxim Trankov, she is the 2012 European Champion, a two-time World silver medalist, the 2011 Grand Prix Final silver medalist, and the 2011 Russian national champion. They are also gold medalists at 2011 Skate Canada and 2011 Trophee Eric Bompard. Volosozhar competed for Ukraine with Petr Kharchenko from 2000–2004 and with Stanislav Morozov from 2004-2010.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1986 Birth Born on May 22, 1986.

TEENAGE

2003 17 Years Old As a junior, Volosozhar skated for four years with Petr Kharchenko. They trained in Dnipropetrovsk in very poor conditions until they were able to move to Kiev in 2003; Volosozhar was accompanied by her mother. Their coach in Kiev was Galina Kukhar. The pair won several medals on the Junior Grand Prix circuit and were the Ukrainian national champions in 2004. That same season, they finished fifth at Junior Worlds and 14th at senior Worlds. They split at the end of the 2003–04 season. … Read More

TWENTIES

2006 - 2009 3 More Events
Morozov retired from competition before the 2010 World Championships. … Read More
2011 25 Years Old 1 More Event
She became eligible for international competition on 16 February 2011, in time for the Mont Blanc Trophy, where the pair competed in order to meet the ISU's minimum technical score requirements for the World Championships. … Read More
2012 26 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 2012 European Championships, Volosozhar/Trankov placed first in both programs and won their first European title.
Volosozhar/Trankov then won their second national title, at the 2013 Russian Championships. … Read More
2014 28 Years Old 1 More Event
…  With Maxim Trankov, she is the two-time 2014 Olympic champion in the pairs and in team events, the 2013 World champion, a four-time (2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016) European champion, the 2012 Grand Prix Final champion, and a three-time (2011, 2013 and 2016) Russian national champion. … Read More
2015 29 Years Old …  In February of 2015, it was publicly announced her engagement to her skating partner, Maxim Trankov. They got married on August 18, 2015. … Read More

THIRTIES

2016 30 Years Old …  Recovering from her injury, Volosozhar and Trankov decided to compete at the 2016 Russian Championships scheduled on December 24–27 in Ekaterinburg, Russia. They placed first in both the short program and free skate to win their third national title. On January 27–31, Volosozhar and Trankov competed at the 2016 European Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, where they placed first in both the short and free skate and won the gold medal with a total of 222.66 points, outclassing the second-place finishers, Germans Aliona Savchenko and her new pairs partner Bruno Massot, by more than 22 points.
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