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Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya

Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya

Athlete Biography

Moscow-born Ekaterina ‘Katia’ Alexandrovskaya and her partner Harley Windsor will make their Olympic debut in Pairs Figure Skating at PyeongChang 2018.

17-year-old Alexandrovskaya was introduced to Windsor in late 2015 by Windsor’s coaches Galina and Andrei Pachin. The Pachins’ were also from Russia and moved to Australia in the 1990s. They had trained Windsor in their elegant Russian style which was perfectly suited to Alexandrovskaya’s technique, as she had trained in the Russian system. The pair gelled instantly.

The dynamic duo has been the first Australians to make an ISU Final event and to win an ISU event. The pair made more Australian history when they won the 2017 Junior World Figure Skating Championships in Taipei City, Taiwan. Coming into the final round ranked third after the short program, the Aussie couple defeated their rivals from the world’s skating powerhouse nations to claim the gold medal in a confident and attacking free program.

Their performance followed a ground-breaking gold medal at a Junior Grand Prix in Estonia in 2016, another first for Australian figure skating.

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Fast Facts

Olympic Information

  • On Olympic debut at PyeongChang 2018

Recent Performances

  • 3rd - 2017 Nebelhorn Trophy (Oberstdorf, Germany)
  • 1st - Junior World Championships (Taipei, Taiwan)

Career Highlights

  • Winning the 2017 Junior World Championships.
  • Finishing third at the 2017 Nebelhorn Trophy to secure Australia a quota place for PyeongChang 2018.

Q&A

Superstition/s
no
Favourite food
cheese, seafood
Favourite holiday destination
Turkey
I would spend my last $10 on
i will save my 10$
If I could try another Olympic sport it would be
gymnastics
Most Influential person in your career/life
Mother