Olympic Silver Medalist 2018
European Silver Medalist 2018
World Champion 2017
European Champion 2017
Russian Champion 2017
Grand Prix Final Champion 2017
Evgenia Medvedeva was born 19 November 1999 in Moscow.
On the ice from the age of three, she joined Eteri Tutberidze at the Olympic Reserve Sports School no. 37, renamed Sambo 70.
Medvedeva commonly performs some of her jumps with an arm over her head, a technique called the “Tano” variation. She is also known for performing various triple-triple-triple jump combinations.
Medvedeva was the first ladies’ singles skater to win senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds, and the first ladies’ singles skater to win two consecutive senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds. At the 2017 World Championships, she became the first female skater to win back-to-back world titles in 16 years, and the first Russian woman ever to successfully defend her world title.
Current world record holder for the ladies’ combined total score (241.31) achieved at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy.
Current world record holder for the ladies’ free skating score (160.46) achieved at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy.