Eteri Tutberidze coach, to translate into reality the dream of our skaters about the victory


Этери Тутберидзе: тренер, воплотивший в реальность мечту наших фигуристок о победе Today in Pyeongchang athletes were made with an arbitrary program. Two pupils Eteri Tutberidze took first and second place. 15-year-old Alina Sagitova became the Olympic champion, ahead of its main competitor on the ice and the girl in your life – 18-year-old Evgeny Medvedev.

In the South Korean competitions ended competitions in figure skating among women. From our country participated three athletes: Alina Sagitova, Evgenia Medvedeva and Maria Sotskova. Many Russians, despite the time difference, with a sinking heart followed the performances of the girls. After the short program, 15-year-old Alina has set a new world record for the number of points. And in the random statement that it has received a gold medal, Eugene became the second.

Specify that the best athletes on the planet train with Eteri Tutberidze. She became widely known after her pupil, Julia Lipnitskaya performed brilliantly at the Olympics in Sochi in 2014. However, later arose between them misunderstanding, and the girl was gone from the coach. After that Eteri has presented the world a new star of figure skating – Evgeny Medvedev. For the past couple of years the athlete collected a medal in the most prestigious competitions, but due to an unfortunate injury for some time out of the game. During this time, in the older age category went and began to compete with adults on equal footing 15-year-old Alina Sagitova.

How to live skater-the record holder Evgeny Medvedev and Alina Sagitova

A few years later after appearing on the international stage the new stars of figure skating have increased interest in the most Eteri Tutberidze. Despite the fact that her pupils have regularly been the best of the best in the young future coach almost did not set any records. She studied with the legendary Edward Pliner, but after she developed a crack in the spine – traumatic left this sport. Rather, Eteri moved from single skating to ice dancing. – Moved to the United States. There she even participated in the popular ice show Ice Capades (“Ice”).

To return home she was forced contingency. When blew up a building in Oklahoma city in 1995 – the future coach was in a nearby building. Her body was badly damaged shards of glass. Eteri could die. Awareness of this gave her peace of mind. Then she decided to return to Russia.

Way Tutberidze the coaching was also difficult. Despite the fact that she worked as a coach in the USA for four years in Moscow, it just did not work. However, she still managed to prove that she is a professional. But in the end became one of the best coaches not only in Russia but throughout the world.

According to the media, Tutberidze had to face another very difficult challenge in life. Her daughter Diana Davis at the age of 2.5 years due to a medical error has almost completely lost the hearing. Now the girl is 15. She has been skating under the guidance of her mother.