Alena Leonova – Russian figure skater
Alena Leonova was born on November 23, 1990 in Leningrad.
Alena is a Russian figure skater, the 2012 World silver medalist, the 2011 Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, the 2009 World Junior champion, and a three-time (2010–2012) Russian national medalist.
Leonova started skating at the ice rink “Crystal” at the age of four. Her first coach was Marina Vakhrameeva.
Alla Piatova became Alena’s main coach when she was 10.
Leonova was a two-time Coupe de Nice gold medalist and won silver at the 2007 Junior Grand Prix Romania. She also won the silver medal at the 2008 Russian Junior Championships.
Alena won gold at the 2009 World Junior Championships and the silver medal at the 2010 Russian Championships.
She participated at the 2010 Winter Olympics and placed 9th.
At the 2010 Coupe de Nice Leonova won the gold medal.
Alena took part in three Grand Prix events in the 2011–12 season: 2011 Skate Canada (4th), 2011 NHK Trophy (bronze), 2011 Cup of Russia (silver and bronze at the Grand Prix Final).
Leonova was named Russia’s team captain at the 2012 World Team Trophy.
At the 2012 Skate America and 2013 Russian Championships Alena finished 7th.
At the 2013 World Championships she finished 13th.
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