Further, she started the season at the Japan Open where she won second place. "I ask to treat my request with understanding," she added. Her hobby was drawing as a kid. She also completed 9th at the 2016 Russian Junior Championships after placing 12th in the short program and 8th in the free skate. "We have accepted her request with understanding.". Forbes Russia’s Top 30 Under 30 listed her as the top athlete in the sports category. "I am very interested at the moment to try myself in a new role. At the same time, he stressed that Zagitova would lead the program together with the 2002 Olympic champion Alexei Yagudin. She even endorses a Japanese mattress company, Airweav along with her pet dog Masaru. Moreover, she was nameless for a year. So is this the end of her competitive career? Likewise, she has a pair of brown eyes with brown hair color. Later she moved to Moscow at age 13 alongside her grandmother and continues to live with her. She has performed other combinations, such as double axel-triple toe, triple lutz-triple toe, and the triple flip-double toe-double loop in competitions. Talking about her nationality, she holds Russian nationality. He is an ice hockey coach from Tatarstan, both Volga Tatars. She won the award from the Order of Friendship by Vladimir Putin for her Olympic win at the 2018 Winter Olympics. She ranked first in both segments and also won the gold medal ahead of Kaori Sakamoto. Besides that, some online resources estimated her, View more / View less Facts of Alina Zagitova. "In her request today, Alina spoke only about skipping the pre-season trials and nothing else," Gorshkov said to Russian news agency TASS. Zagitova has also two Olympic medals – gold in singles and silver in team from PyeongChang 2018 – and the 2018 European Championship and Grand Prix Final gold medals during her career. Also, she gained all major tituls in female ice-skating – Olympic Games, World Figure Skating Championships, and more. Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova has withdrawn from this weekend's Russian national pre-season test skate and won't be taking part as previously thought. She has even won the silver medal behind her training partner, Evgenia Medvedeva. Further, there is no other information regarding her body statics. That series acts as a qualifying event for the Russian national championships in Chelyabinsk in December. The famous choreographer Ilya Averbukh, who is also the producer of the Ice Age project, has confirmed that the 2018 Olympic champion in figure skating Alina Zagitova will be the host of the TV show. Early life. Moreover, she frequently applies the “Rippon” variation, with both arms over the head when jumping. Or will she still return to the ice? Also, she has gained “People’s Sportsman” (as determined by VTsIOM) at the Sovetsky Sport – Year-in-review ceremony of the same year. Later it was reported that the skater took over eight million rubles ($102,514) for 22 appearances in the ice spectacle which staged in Moscow during the New Year holidays. At the same time, he stressed that Zagitova would lead the program together with the 2002 Olympic champion Alexei Yagudin. She has earned massive popularity in the social media world as well. In 2015 she went to Moscow to be trained by Eteri Tutberidze and Sergei Dudakov. The RFSF's general director, Alexander Kogan, added: "We must be sympathetic towards the decisions of our Olympic champion. And also has two exotic chinchillas at her home in Moscow, along with a dog and a cat. Her mother’s name is Leysan Zagitova and her father’s name is Ilnaz Zagitov. Also, in a short program, she won Evgenia Medvedeva, becoming the champion of Europe. Similarly, she got entitled “Athlete of the Year” in the nomination “Pride of Russia” by the Ministry of Sport of Russia in 2018. She has a very interesting short program, judging by what I've seen. Additionally, she is even a two-time winner of the Silver Doe Prize, awarded by the Federation of Sports Journalists of Russia, as one of the ten best athletes of 2017 and 2018. Caption: Alina Zagitova with her Puma look on its endorsement (Source: Instagram). The reigning world champion captioned the video “That’s why you need good stretching,” adding a virus emoji in an apparent reference to the coronavirus outbreak. So her decision to withdraw from the test skates is not related to Ice Age," he told Championat. Of course, it's a pity that she doesn't perform. She has not mentioned her love life on the web. However, the new developments have thrown her entire skating future into doubt. Similarly, she ranked third in the short and second in the free at the 2017 Russian Championships competing on the senior level in late December. Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova has withdrawn from this weekend's Russian national pre-season test skate and won't be taking part as previously thought. The 18-year-old was heading to a training session at Khrustalny Skating Palace, touched the door handle with her boot to make it open. This reigning world champion Alina Zagitova has a good personality with her beautiful charming aura. She is a pet lover. After her family moved back to Izhevsk in 2008, she began her training with coach Natalia Antipina. "If she decided to pursue a (hosting) career, I can say: the presenter is engaged in the project four times a month. Alina Zagitova is the new cohost for “Ice Age” That’s really cool. She has a sister, Sabina, who is five years younger than her. She got training from Damira Pichugina in Almetyevsk, Tatarstan. However, she is currently young enough for marriage. On the 24th of March 2019, Alina got recognition all over the globe for the first time became the world champion. She recently returned to full-time training with mentor Eteri Tutberidze and was named part of the long-list for Russia's international squad for the new season, with RFSF head Alexander Gorshkov saying there would be a place on the team should she want to return. Olympic champion figure skater will host "Ice Age" instead of skating in Moscow this weekend, sparking rumours over her future career. In an intervi… Zagitova was born on 18 May 2002 in Izhevsk, Udmurtia. She is more focused on her career rather than relationships. In December 2019, the 18-year-old figure skater announced the suspension of her sports career. Alina is also part of the list of Top 40 most successful Russians from sport and show business under the age of 40.