Category Archives: Stockholm 2015

2015 Europeans: a golden season for Elizaveta Tuktamysheva

One might say the biggest story of the ladies’ event in Stockholm was Russia seizing the podium for the fifth time since ladies were included in the schedule of the Europeans (Vienna, 1930); the Russian…

2015 Europeans in Stockholm: gold for a program like no other in the pairs event this season

In 1969, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 27-year-old Tamara Moskvina and 27-year-old Alexei Mishin took the bronze medal in the pairs event at the Europeans, in what remained in history as the first Russian sweep in the discipline…

2015 Europeans: with every year, Javier Fernandez gives Spain more reasons to celebrate

Until Javier Fernandez won his first European gold, in 2013, in Zagreb, there hadn’t been any Spanish male figure skater among the medalists of the European Championships since its inaugural edition in 1891, Hamburg. It…

2015 Europeans: Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, la crème de la crème in Stockholm

If it were a prize for the fastest climb in the world rankings, that particular trophy would land instantly in Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron’s arms. 15th at the Europeans last year and 13th at…