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Alexei Yagudin and Alexei Mishin elected to the Figure Skating Hall of Fame

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Alexei Yagudin and Alexei Mishin elected to the Figure Skating Hall of Fame


11.04.2017

Flickr/Aizhol World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fame has been enriched by two Russian sportsmen, RIA Novosti reports. Alexei Yagudin and Alexei Mishin were elected in it. The gala ceremony took place in Colorado Springs, U.S.

As organizers told reporters, World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fame is for people who have made a considerable contribution to the development of this sport discipline in different ways. After their sports’ career is over, many figure skaters do not leave the sport continuing to work as sport administrative officers, coaches or choreographers and upbringing a new generation of sportsmen by sharing their knowledge and experience with them.

Together with Alexei Yagudin and Alexei Mishin, also elected this year were Trixi Schuba (Austria),

Chinese Olympic pairs champions Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo and longtime choreographer Sarah Kawahara of Canada.

Yagudin won four world championships and gold for Russia at the 2002 Winter Games. He was a winner of Grand Prix twice. The figure skater became a champion of Europe three times.

Alexei Mishin raised two Olympic champions: Alexei Urmanov and Evgeny Plushenko. Plushenko won the Olympics twice. It is worth reminding that he has recently claimed the end of his sport’s career.

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