Russian pop singer and former determine skater Anna Semenovich has expressed her admiration for world and European champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, who she mentioned possesses the “sexual artistry” which is essential for girls’s skating.
One of the brightest stars in Russian ice-dancing, Semenovich skated with Olympic gold medalist Roman Kostomarov earlier than retiring from the game as a consequence of a severe damage.
The former athlete, who continues to comply with determine skating occasions, mentioned she was impressed by Tuktamysheva’s efficiency on the current World Championships, the place she claimed silver following a six-year absence from main worldwide competitions.
“I’m proud of Anna Shcherbakova [who won the world title] and Elizaveta Tuktamysheva,” Semenovich said.
“I love Tuktamysheva [very] much because she demonstrates feminine skating. I like her flirty artistry which gives additional charm to her performance.
“Liza is very artistic, I love skaters… who can show more than just jumping. She is a woman with curves; this is important for women’s skating. She has sexual artistry,” she added.
24-year-old Tuktamysheva is the oldest feminine skater on the Russian staff, which is dominated by 16-year-old quad-jumpers.
She can be the one athlete on the earth to accumulate a quadruple bounce after puberty.
Tuktamysheva has remained internationally aggressive for nearly eight years, proving that the profession of a feminine skater needn’t be restricted to some years on the senior stage.
She took silver on the 2021 world event, ending behind Shcherbakova, who demonstrated close to good skating in Sweden.