(biography, photo, video) Margarita Drobiazko
Margarita Drobiazko: biography
Margarita Drobiazko — Lithuanian figure skater, a multiple champion of Lithuania, also won medals at European and world Championships. Participated in five Olympics, and in recent years, the athlete known as the constant participant of popular TV show «Ice age».
She was born in Moscow into the family of polar pilot. Through the work of the father, the family moved many times. Little Margaret lived in Magadan and Anadyr, but after a few years returned to the capital.
Still in preschool, the girl began to engage in figure skating, where her mother led. Drobiazko beginning with singles and later switched to pairs ice dancing. The girl went through a few mentors and partners until the deserved trainer Gennady Akkerman did not put it in a couple of Baltic States by Povilas Vanagas. And this Duo has become very strong, one of the best in the Soviet Union.
After the collapse of the USSR, Margarita Drobiazko and Povilas Vanagas of Lithuania adopted a citizenship and began to represent this country in international competitions. During his career, Margarita 13 times became the champion of Lithuania and from year to year improved the performance in the international arena.
The peak in the career of skaters was 2000. Drobiazko and Vanagas won the bronze medal of the World Championships and Europe, and one of the qualifiers in Canada, they were able for the first time in the modern history of Lithuania occupy the top rung.
In the Olympics Margarita with your partner participated five times. Unfortunately, the medals they never won, although at least two were to be awarded. In 2002 in salt lake city Federation of Lithuania even announced an official protest, because, in her opinion, skaters sued, but the claim has not been satisfied. Subsequently, there were other judicial scandals, which in the end was forced to introduce a new system of evaluation in figure skating, but the Lithuanian athletes medals hindsight, of course, not given.
Finally retired Margarita Drobiazko after a season of 2005/2006. Almost immediately, the woman was invited on Russian television in the first season of the dancing show «Ice age». Since then, she is a constant participant and ice skate with artists such as Stanislav Yarushina, Andrey Chernyshov, Alexander Dyachenko, Peter Krasilov and hockey player Alexei Yashin.
When was the so-called «Ice age. Cup of professionals», according to the results Margarita Drobiazko shared the top step of the podium with Tatiana Navka. Also skater organized a colorful show «Burning ice», which is now annually held in Lithuania in anticipation of the Christmas holidays.
It is worth noting cinematic debut Drobiazko. In 2008, she starred in the sports drama «Hot ice» in which the main roles were performed by Ekaterina Gusev and Boris Nevzorov.
Margarita Drobiazko and Povilas Vaginas for 11 years have been exclusively with partners in figure skating. So when the young man confessed his love for her, Margaret is initially shocked because she is always perceived Povilas like a brother or best friend. But after these words, the girl began to look for a partner with different eyes and realized that she was experiencing feelings for him.
When Vagenas made her an offer of marriage, the skater immediately said Yes. They married in 2000 and have since lived a happy family, although the press sometimes skips unfounded rumors about the separation of margaritas with my husband. It is very surprised by such rumors, because Povilas is so level-headed and peaceful people, it is simply impossible to quarrel.
Figure skating stars live in own country house, filled with many Pets that Margaret picks up on the street and gives them warmth and affection.