Biography of Yana KhokhlovaYana Khokhlova is a famous Russian figure skater, in whose sports career there were many bright victories and significant achievements. Over the years, she won medals of various denominations at the world's largest competitions in her sport. That is why today the number of personal fans of this wonderful athlete has long been measured in the thousands.
The early years, childhood and the family of Yana KhokhlovaYana Vadimovna Khokhlova was born in Moscow on October 7, 1985. She started to play sports at the age of five, but first she attended the rhythmic gymnastics section. Some time later, lessons on ballet on ice were also added to such studies. As a result, already in childhood, the future champion was faced with a difficult choice between two sports disciplines.
Yana chose skates. However, in the ice ballet, our today's heroine also lingered for a while. The thing is that during one of her classes, the trainer who supervised the ice dancing section noticed her.So, the future famous athlete was in a new group.
Golden duo of figure skaters: Yana Khokhlova and Sergey Novitsky
In the 2002/2003 season, Yana and Sergey won the gold of the Universiade, and also were among the top five in the Russian Championship. Two years later, a Russian couple of athletes managed to repeat their success at the Universiade, as well as get to third place in the national Russian championship. At this moment, Khokhlova and Novitsky were talked about as established skaters and one of the most promising athletes of their generation.
Career figure skaters Yana Khokhlova in great sportIn the 2005/2006 season, our today's heroine and her partner in figure skating managed to win the bronze championship of Russia for the second time.This success allowed them to go to the Olympics in Turin, but there the Russians took a rather short 12th place.
The following year, the skaters again failed to please their fans with bright international victories. At the World Championships, the Khokhlova-Novitsky pair took only eighth place. At the European Championships, the Russians stopped a step away from the podium. The most enjoyable moments during the season were only the stages of the international Grand Prix Cup of China and the NHK Trophy, which brought bronze and silver medals to Yana and Sergey, respectively. Another significant achievement, which figure skaters can certainly claim as an asset, was also the conquered silver of the Russian championship.
Yana Khokhlova and Sergey Novitsky
At the European Championships and at the World Championships, the Russian pair of figure skaters managed to win bronze medals. In addition, athletes were able to achieve high achievements at several stages of the world Grand Prix. However, in the decisive final, Yana and Sergei still took only fifth place.
Ambiguous for Russian figure skaters turned out the 2008/2009 season. The pair performed very vividly at the European Championships, the domestic Russian championship, as well as at the Grand Prix Cup of Russia. At each of these competitions, Khokhlova and Novitsky managed to win gold awards. However, in the final stage of the season, Sergey started having health problems. As a result, the Russian couple did not take part in the World Grand Prix finals, and did not perform well in some other tournaments.
Yana Khokhlova and Dmitry Khrustalev
Yana Khokhlova nowIn 2010, Yana Khokhlova and Sergey Novitsky were awarded the title of Honored Master of Sports.However, in the same 2010, the partner of our today's heroine interrupted performances and left professional sport. The reason for this was all the same old injury. After that, the Russian athlete began to look for a new partner.
At first, for a short time, the girl performed with Lithuanian athlete Deividas Stagniunas. But afterwards Fyodor Andreev became her regular partner, whose mother coached the pair. Together with him, Jana Khokhlova performed at the Mont Blanc Trophy, Bavarian Open as well as at the Golden Skate of Zagreb tournament and some other competitions. In the championship of Russia, the pair ranked fourth. In general, the performances of Khokhlova and Andreeva were held with varying success.
Perhaps over time the situation would have become different. However, in 2011, Fedor suffered a serious knee injury, and Yana was again left without a partner. Some time later, after a brief period of doubt, our today's heroine left professional sport.
Figure skater Yana Khokhlova not yet managed to get married
Personal life of Yana KhokhlovaFor a long time on the Internet there were rumors about the allegedly having a romance between Yana Khokhlova and her partner in the ice rink Sergei Novitsky. However, the athlete later denied these rumors.
Currently, Yana Khokhlova is free. Once, in one of her interviews, the figure skater let slip that a sports career takes too much time, so it’s impossible to adjust your personal life.