Tarasova and Morozov to train with Tutberidze ahead of Olympic figure skating season

The three world medalists will train in Moscow ahead of Beijing 2022 on a competitive stage for Olympic places.

Three-time world medalists in pairs figure skating Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov are ready to train with a well-known trainer Eteri Tutberidze for the next Olympic season.

the Russian Figure Skating Federation announced the partnership Tuesday (April 27) in a press release.

Tarasova and Morozov will continue to work with Sochi 2014 Olympic champion Maxim Trankov, although it looks like they are done working with Marina zueva, which is based in the United States

The duo are expected to train in Moscow.

Tarasova and Morozov won their third national title after an emotional strain in December in Russia. They finished fourth at the world championships last month, behind two other teams representing the Russian Skating Federation: Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov, who were surprise gold medalists; and Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitrii Kozlovskii, who won bronze.

Three teams will represent the nation in the next Beijing 2022 Olympic Games, but the race for these places in the couples discipline will be competitive.

Tarasova / Morozov finished fourth in PyeongChang 2018.

Tutberidze coached Alina zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva to their double at the 2018 Winter Games, while his charge Anna shcherbakova also won the women’s singles event at the world championships this year.

The three Russian national medalists Vladimir Morozov and Evgenia Tarasov …


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