(biography, photo, video) Alina Zagitova
Alina Sagitova: biography
Sagitova Alina – a young Russian skater who has achieved great success in the figure skating and were awarded the title of Master of sports of Russia.
Alina Sagitova was born 18 may 2002 in Udmurtia – Izhevsk. As the eldest daughter of the famous coach Ilnaz Zagitov, Alina is an ethnic Tatar. The skater is not the only child in the family, she has a younger sister Ksenia, live in Izhevsk.
It can be argued that the sport career of Alina owes parents. The father and trainer of the hockey team «Izhstal». Alina’s mother did not do with sports, but all my life I dreamed of skating. Perhaps that is why she decided to realize her unfulfilled dream to her daughter. As you know, a girl named Alina in honor of Alina Kabaeva.
The athlete started to get involved in figure skating at 5 years old, serious training began at the age of seven. Before Alina was just driving on ice, even 6-7 times goodbye with delight. When the girl realized that she is good at, a hobby turned into serious business. Athlete began to train in Izhevsk youth (where he went by 2015), the first coach of the future skater was Natalia Antipina.
Up to 10 years but failed to win any prizes until chance brought her to Eteri Georgievna Tutberidze.
Sagitova burst into the sports world, surprising his opponents and showing impressive results. Live performances is the best proof!
With a famous coach Sagitov met during the competition in Moscow. The assurances of the Aline, made then she is not very good. Late for the train, the girl persuaded her mother to go to Eteri Tutberidze. Coach after a short conversation ordered the athlete to come after the New year to view.
But the relationship with Tutberidze is not formed, and Alina went to the group of Anna Tsareva. Later followed by a period of trauma: at first, the girl broke her arm and then stop. After a long recovery period but had to relearn how to skate. Gathering his strength, the skater tried again to get into the group to Tutberidze in the SSC «Sambo-70», and this time her wish came true. Today the athlete also trains Sergey Dudakov.
Sagitova riding in a group along with an outstanding figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva – the owner of world records and world Championships 2016.
In the list of achievements Alina Sagitova:
- Part in Feb 2016 in the championship of the championship of Russia, where Sagitova surprised the jury of the complex programme, which consisted of jumps and cascades. The debut of Alina earned her 9th place. Perhaps its the amazing plasticity caused by the small height (152 cm).
- Participation in the Junior Grand Prix in France. In the French city of Saint-Gervais skater managed to bypass rivals by 16 points in the two programs by typing 194,37 points. She demonstrated confident rentals and coped with the hopping elements (doing the triple loop and triple Lutz).
- The conquest of the bronze at the next stage of the Junior Grand Prix in Slovenia.
- Exit in the Junior Grand Prix final, which took place in Marseille. After strong performances in Saint-Gervais, many experts expected that the athlete will not be able to come together and overcome their anxiety, but Alina gave an excellent hire.
- In Marseille, the athlete arrived a day later than other skaters because he has forgotten to issue the parents ‘ permission to travel abroad. According to a skater, an unfortunate incident motivated her to win. Ward Tutberidze won the Junior Grand Prix final, winning the championship in both short and free program. Only the girl managed to gain 207,43 points.
- Participation in the Championship of Russia in December 2016, held in Chelyabinsk, brought the skater silver medal. Losing the championship Evgenia Medvedeva, Sagitov became a real discovery of the season. She managed to perfectly execute a complicated program, and the most difficult elements, the sportswoman has in store for the second part of my presentation. The skater managed to get 221,21 points, while Medvedev scored 233,57 points. After the Championship in an interview Alina admitted that he was happy with second place, and Eugene Medvedev encourages her to strive for higher results. Experienced athletes say that second place is a serious claim to Zagitova championship in the season of 2017.
In 2016, she won the status of Master of sports of Russia figure skating. Until the end of 2016, the 14-year-old skater took the 83rd place in the ranking compiled by one of the oldest sports federations of the International skating Union.
Alexander Zhulin – known coach and two-time Olympic medalist, praised the performance of Sagitova in the Russian championship in Chelyabinsk. Zhulin is passionate about technology and Sagitova believes that Alina has a huge potential. In the future when the athlete will participate in international competitions, it will pose a serious threat to competitors.
14-year-old athlete lives in Moscow with her grandmother, while the parents are native Izhevsk. The grandmother tells the skater on her mistakes and supports morally. Alina is completely immersed in the workout, and it is unknown whether she had a companion at the moment.
About the personal experiences athletes can learn from her Instagram and Vkontakte page. Fresh photos regularly uploaded to her own Facebook group, and Instagram the girl published photos with rest and training. So, in the fall of 2016, Alina vacationing in Egypt. Twitter official page of Sagitova yet.
Interesting facts about Aline Sagitova:
- Parents of the year couldn’t think of the name of the daughter, until one day, while watching TV, saw the presentation of Alina Kabaeva. Exchanging glances, the couple decided to name her daughter Alina.
- Work with Eteri Tutberidze was not the first time. Three months after the beginning of the training Eteri Georgievna kicked Sagitova. Herself, the coach admitted that he decided to part with his patient, because the skater did not understand the system of training.
- During a trip to Marseille at the sportswoman lost phone. Alina searched, but not found. He later unexpectedly found.