(biography, photo, video) Irina Slutskaya
Irina Slutskaya: biography
Irina Eduardovna Slutskaya is a well – known Russian figure skater, TV presenter and actress. She achieved extraordinary results in my career. Slutskaya was raised twice on the first place podium at the world Championships for the first time in the history of figure skating seven times he won the European Championships and won silver and bronze in two Olympics. Among her achievements include a cascade of three jumps. In the fate of the athletes were not only great victory but also defeat, however, Irina is perfectly withstand bumps and is struggling with the trouble.
Smart and attractive Slutskaya found my purpose in life and after retiring from the sport in 2006. Irina competently briefed the audience about the new victories of athletes at «the First channel» and was the lead in the ice TV projects.
Muscovite Irina Slutskaya was born on 9 February 1979. Her family has never been known to athletes and rich businessmen. His father worked as a teacher in College, and my mother until retirement he held the position of engineer at the plant.
Irina was a sickly child, and my mother decided to strengthen its health, giving a daughter in the sports section of the club «Moskvich». With four years started sports training for the future Olympic champion in the women’s singles figure skating.
Then its power and ability said Zhanna Feodorovna Gromova, who became the first coach of the girls. Regular training, perseverance, the athletes and coach experience led Irina Slutskaya before the first serious victories.
Irina Slutskaya: figure skating
A tough character and discipline helped the girl to win prizes, starting with the Junior international competitions. At the age of seventeen, Irina Slutskaya could become the first Russian athlete, who won the title of European champion in figure skating. This momentous event took place at the world championship in Sofia in 1996. At the same time, the athlete received a bronze medal at the world Championships. From this period began the ascent to the Olympic awards.
In 1998, Slutskaya became the participant of the Olympic games in Nagano, where he finished fifth. But the next year was not as successful in my career as a skater was not included in the Russian team, and she had to miss a few Championships. But then professional destruction was set off by personal happiness.
In 2000, the athlete gradually began to regain the laurels of the winner of the highest world competitions. She not only paid attention to the training, but graduated in 2000, the Academy of physical culture. Already in the 2002 Olympics in salt lake city allowed Irina to bring to Russia the silver, she lacked only one point to get ahead of Sarah Hughes.
In the fate of the popular figure skater’s successes alternated with failures. Seriously ill mother, sportswoman, and she herself was forbidden to play sports because of problems with vessels. But no misfortune did not affect the wish of Irene to win. She coped with his illness and is back on ice.
In 2005, the Moscow native walls helped Irina Slutskaya again to win «gold» at the world Cup. European championship 2006 again brought the skater’s success, and she won a record seventh gold. In the same year the Olympic Games were held in Turin, where Irina was on the third step of the honorary prize of the podium.
Until November 2006, the world famous Russian skater decided to leave professional sports and find yourself in other activities. Just a collection of athletes — 40 gold, 21 silver and 18 bronze medals.
Irina Slutskaya: TV
The end of sports career did not lead skater to oblivion. She found herself on television — in ice projects, sports competitions, plays and films.
Viewers saw Irina Slutskaya in the role of co-host Marat Basharova in «Ice age», the skater also conducted with Evgeny Plushenko show «Stars on ice». And in the second season of «Ice age» she took the ice as a participant, taking his partners to Gediminas Taranda.
In 2007 Irina became an actress and appeared in a cameo role for the movie «Three and Snezhinka». Two years later, together with Anastasia Zavorotnyuk was leading the TV show «Ice age 3». The Russians were able to assess the dramatic work of Slutskaya in the series «Hot ice», where she played coach Anastasia Ivanova, and in the Comedy musical «a Good deal».
In 2011, Slutskaya received the status of Ambassador of the winter Olympic Games «Sochi-2014». In the same year «the First channel» has received in its staff a serious commentator sports news. So Slutskaya became the browser.
Irina Eduardovna never forgets about sports, leading an active lifestyle and cares about the young Russian talent. In August 2015 in Lytkarino was open a figure skating School named Irina Slutskaya.
Irina Slutskaya: personal life
Irina Slutskaya married
Irina Slutskaya: TV shows
- Hot ice
- Three and snowflake
- A good deal
- Hot ice
- Stars on ice
- Ice age
- Ice age. Cup of professionals
- Winx on ice
Irina Slutskaya: photo