Adelina Sotnikova

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Birthday
1, 1996
Birthplace
Moscow, Russia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1996 (age 22)
Birthplace
Moscow, Russia

About

Figure skater famous for being the first female skater from Russia to win an Olympic gold medal. She won Russian national championships in 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2014.

Before Fame

She started skating at four years old and debuted as a senior at the Russian Nationals in 2009.

Trivia

At the 2014 European Championships she became the second Russian figure skater ever to score above 200 in a singles competition.

Family Life

Her sister Maria has the rare disease known as Treacher Collins syndrome.

Associated With

She beat out Yulia Lipnitskaya at the 2014 Russian Championships.