Elena Llinykh

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Birthday
25, 1994
Birthplace
Kazakhstan
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1994 (age 24)
Birthplace
Kazakhstan

About

2015 Russian national champion figure skater with partner Ruslan Zhiganshin who took home a gold medal in the team event at the 2014 Sochi Games. She won bronze at the same games in the ice dancing event.

Before Fame

She trained in single skating early on before her mother recommended she try ice dancing.

Trivia

She won gold at the 2010 World Junior Championships in ice dancing.

Family Life

She was born in Aktau, Kazakhstan and raised in Moscow, Russia. Her parents divorced when she was two.

Associated With

Her partner at the 2014 Sochi Olympics was Nikita Katsalapov.