When did Yulia Lipnitskaya retire?
August 28, 2017Yulia Lipnitskaya / Retired
Did the 15-year-old Russian skater have a heart condition?
The 15-year-old figure skater’s sample had two other heart medications in addition to the banned drug. Valieva is still eligible to compete in the 2022 Beijing Olympics despite the doping scandal unfolding.
Does the 15-year-old Russian ice skater have a heart condition?
Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva tested positive for trimetazidine, a medication used to treat a heart condition and banned from sports competition because it can boost blood flow and endurance. Valieva, 15, helped contribute to the Russian figure skating team’s gold medal win at the Beijing Winter Olympics.
What happened with the 15-year-old girl at the Olympics?
BEIJING — The 15-year-old star of Russia’s figure skating team who powered it to a win in the team figure skating competition tested positive for a banned substance weeks before the Beijing Olympics, throwing into question her team’s gold medal and her continued participation in the Games.
What is the early life of Yulia Lipnitskaya?
Early life. Yulia Lipnitskaya was born on 5 June 1998 in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Lipnitskaya was raised by a single mother, Daniela Leonidovna Lipnitskaya, who gave her own surname to Yulia. Lipnitskaya’s father, Vyacheslav, was drafted into the Russian army while her mother was pregnant, and he chose not to return to the family afterwards.
Why did Yulia Lipnitskaya quit figure skating?
Valentin Piseyev, Honorary President of the Russian Figure Skating Federation, confirmed that Lipnitskaya had informed them of her decision in April and that August’s announcement did not come as a surprise. Lipnitskaya has suffered from anorexia, for which she had been treated for three months in an Israeli clinic.
How many times has Yulia Lipnitskaya won the Grand Prix Final?
Individually, Lipnitskaya is the 2014 World silver medalist, the 2014 European champion, the 2013–14 Grand Prix Final silver medalist, and a two-time Russian national silver medalist (2012 & 2014). Competing as a junior, Lipnitskaya won the 2012 World Junior Championships, 2011–12 JGP Final, and 2012 Russian Junior Championships.
What does Elina Lipnitskaya do now?
She now coaches at the Academy Ilinykh-Lipnitskaya alongside Elena Ilinykh. She has also performed leading roles in ice ballet shows such as Cinderella and The Nutcracker in 2019.