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MOSCOW, November 12. /TASS/. Russian figure skating pair Viktoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov will present at the upcoming ISU Grand Prix in Moscow on November 14-16 a new program, which includes a newly-invented lift, their coach Marina Zuyeva said on Wednesday.
“This is a new lift, which was never used before in ice dance,” Zuyeva said in an interview with TASS. “I am deeply proud that skating together for only half a year, Nikita and Vika are capable of performing it.”
At the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia’s Sochi, Katsalapov skated in pair with Elena Ilinykh. The Russian dancing duo won the Olympic gold in team competition and the bronze in pairs ice dance. After the end of the season, Katsalapov parted with Ilinykh and paired with Sinitsina.
“Some time ago my students — Canadian pair Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir — made a revolution in the technique of lifts, but it all was in 2007,” she said. “However, I managed to find something new.”
Zuyeva said that after bringing Virtue and Moir, as well as American pair Meryl Davis and Charlie White, to the level of Olympic champions, she completed one period of her work. And now her new pair Sinitsina/Katsalapov made a gigantic leap within half a year.
“You will see that no one ever skated at such high speed as they are,” she said. “At this speed, they perform difficult elements and very tight consequences. I am impressed myself how they can skate so close to each other maintaining such speed. This is what will make them different from their competitors."