Author: Tatjana Flade ©IFS

ANNA POGORILAYA: UNDERRATED & UNDERSTATED

In any other country, Anna Pogorilaya probably would be a national champion with skating star status.
 But not so in her native Russia, where the competition in the ladies’ category is currently the toughest in the world. Just making the national team is a challenge in itself. Pogorilaya has been to three consecutive World Championships, but she still sits in the shadow of Evgenia Medvedeva, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Adelina Sotnikova and Julia Lipnitskaia. 
Pogorilaya has not yet won a major event, but claimed bronze medals at the 2013 World Junior Championships, the European Championships in 2015 and 2016 and, most recently,...

Read More
  • 1
  • 2

IFS MARCH/APRIL 2017

Recent Tweets