Andrei Olegovich Lazukin (Russian: Андрей Олегович Лазукин, born 19 November 1997) is a Russian figure skater. He is the 2015 Bavarian Open champion, 2017 Triglav Trophy silver medalist, and 2018 CS Lombardia Trophy bronze medalist. Earlier in his career, he won gold at the 2014 ISU Junior Grand Prix in Germany.

Andrei Lazukin
2018 Grand Prix of Helsinki Andrei Lazukin 2018-11-03 14-11-00.jpg
Personal information
Native nameАндрей Олегович Лазукин
Full nameAndrei Olegovich Lazukin
Country representedRussia
Born (1997-11-19) 19 November 1997 (age 22)
Tolyatti, Russia
ResidenceSaint Petersburg, Russia
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
CoachAlexei Mishin
Former coachTatiana Mishina, Oleg Tataurov, Irina Baranova
ChoreographerTatiana Prokofieva
Skating clubOlympic School Zvezdnyi Led St. Petersburg; Olympic School Samara Region
Training locationsSaint Petersburg
Began skating2001
ISU personal best scores
Combined total249.33
2019 World Team Trophy
Short program88.96
2019 World Team Trophy
Free skate164.69
2019 Worlds

Personal lifeEdit

Andrei Olegovich Lazukin was born on 19 November 1997 in Tolyatti, Russia.[1][2] He dates fellow figure skater Elizaveta Tuktamysheva.

CareerEdit

Early careerEdit

Lazukin began learning to skate in 2001.[3] Making his ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) debut, he placed seventh in Linz, Austria, in September 2012. During the 2013 JGP series, he was sent to Mexico City, where he finished fifth.

In early October 2014, Lazukin won gold at the 2014 JGP event in Dresden, Germany.[4] In November, he placed fifth at the 2014 CS Volvo Open Cup, an ISU Challenger Series event and his first senior international. He won gold at the Bavarian Open in February 2015.

Lazukin missed part of the 2015–2016 season due to a back injury.[5] He finished fourth at the 2017 Russian Championships in Chelyabinsk and took the silver medal at the Triglav Trophy in April 2017.

2017–2018 seasonEdit

Lazukin started his season by competing in two ISU Challenger Series events. In mid-September he placed eighth at the 2017 CS Lombardia Trophy and in early October he finished eighth again in 2017 CS Finlandia Trophy. Two weeks later he made his Grand Prix debut at the 2017 Rostelecom Cup where he placed tenth. In December he skated his third Challenger event of the season at the 2017 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb where he placed sixth. In late December he finished seventh at the 2018 Russian Championships.

2018–2019 seasonEdit

In September Lazukin won the bronze medal at the 2018 CS Lombardia Trophy with a personal best score of 243.45 points. This medal was his first ISU Challenger Series medal. In early November he placed sixth at the 2018 Grand Prix of Helsinki. Two weeks later he finished seventh at the 2018 Rostelecom Cup. At the 2019 Russian Championships, he debuted a new free skate to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, finishing in fourth place overall.[6]

In February 2019, he took silver at the 2019 Dragon Trophy in Ljubljana, Slovenia. At the 2019 Russian Cup Final he won gold, placing first in the short program and six in the free. In March 2019 Lazukin competed at the 2019 Winter Universiade placed third in the short program, fifth in the free program, and fifth overall.

Lazukin was assigned to the 2019 World Championships in Saitama, Japan, following the withdrawal of Maxim Kovtun. Lazukin placed tenth, setting a new personal best in the free skating and total score.[7][8] He concluded the season at the 2019 World Team Trophy as part of the bronze medal-winning Team Russia.[9][10]

2019–2020 seasonEdit

Beginning the season on the Challenger series, Lazukin placed twelfth at Lombardia and seventh at the Finlandia Trophy.

At his first Grand Prix assignment, Lazukin was sixth in the short program after a rough landing on his quad Lutz attempt and having to put a hand down on his triple Axel.[11] He placed last in the free skate after numerous errors, dropping to eighth place overall.[12] Lazukin was tenth at the 2019 Cup of China. He then placed twelfth at the 2020 Russian Championships, where he was reported to be dealing with a knee injury.[13]

ProgramsEdit

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2019–2020
[14]
2018–2019
[3][6]

2017–2018
[1]
2016–2017
2015–2016
[15][16]
2014–2015
[17]
2013–2014
[18]
  • Dark Eyes
    by Florian Hermann
    choreo. by Tatiana Prokofieva

Competitive highlightsEdit

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

International[4]
Event 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20
Worlds 10th
GP Cup of China 10th
GP Finland 6th
GP Rostelecom Cup 10th 7th
GP Skate Canada 8th
CS Finlandia 8th 7th
CS Golden Spin 6th WD
CS Lombardia 8th 3rd 12th
CS Volvo Cup 5th
Bavarian Open 1st
Cup of Nice 11th
Dragon Trophy 2nd
Triglav Trophy 2nd
Universiade 9th 5th
International: Junior[4]
JGP Austria 7th
JGP Croatia 8th
JGP Germany 1st
JGP Mexico 5th
JGP Spain 9th
Cup of Nice 1st J
National[19]
Russia 13th 14th 13th 13th 4th 7th 4th 12th
Russia, Junior 13th 8th 8th 6th 10th
Russian Cup Final 7th J 5th J 3rd 3rd 5th 1st
Team events
World Team
Trophy
3rd T
8th P
J = Junior level; WD = Withdrew
T = Team result; P = Personal result. Medals awarded for team result only.

Detailed resultsEdit

Small medals for short and free programs awarded only at ISU Championships. At team events, medals awarded for team results only.

Senior levelEdit

2019–20 season
Date Event SP FS Total
24–29 December 2019 2020 Russian Championships 5
85.56
15
137.53
12
223.09
8–10 November 2019 2019 Cup of China 8
74.31
10
135.70
10
210.01
25–27 October 2019 2019 Skate Canada 6
78.99
12
133.08
8
212.07
11–13 October 2019 2019 CS Finlandia Trophy 5
75.59
8
128.32
7
203.91
13–15 September 2019 2019 CS Lombardia Trophy 10
63.23
13
105.31
12
168.54
2018–2019 season
Date Event SP FS Total
11–14 April 2019 2019 World Team Trophy 5
88.96
8
160.37
3T/8P
249.33
18–24 March 2019 2019 World Championships 11
84.05
9
164.69
10
248.74
7–9 March 2019 2019 Winter Universiade 3
88.63
5
157.10
5
245.73
18–22 February 2019 2019 Russian Cup Final
domestic competition
1
91.57
6
150.60
1
242.17
7–10 February 2019 2019 Dragon Trophy 1
91.34
4
123.03
2
214.37
19–23 December 2018 2019 Russian Championships 5
81.43
6
156.23
4
237.66
16–18 November 2018 2018 Rostelecom Cup 11
62.45
5
153.33
7
215.78
2–4 November 2018 2018 Grand Prix of Helsinki 5
82.54
7
135.68
6
218.22
12–16 September 2018 2018 CS Lombardia Trophy 2
87.92
3
155.53
3
243.45
2017–2018 season
Date Event SP FS Total
21–24 December 2017 2018 Russian Championships 5
85.47
9
145.47
7
230.94
6–9 December 2017 2017 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb 9
69.56
2
155.19
6
224.75
20–22 October 2017 2017 Rostelecom Cup 9
78.54
11
133.60
10
212.14
6–8 October 2017 2017 CS Finlandia Trophy 8
68.50
7
142.16
8
210.66
14–17 September 2017 2017 CS Lombardia Trophy 9
67.92
8
131.50
8
199.42
2016–2017 season
Date Event SP FS Total
5–9 April 2017 2017 Triglav Trophy 1
77.33
2
137.44
2
214.77
1–5 February 2017 2017 Winter Universiade 4
84.74
12
135.26
9
220.00
20–26 December 2016 2017 Russian Championships 4
83.19
6
157.81
4
241.00

Junior LevelEdit

2015–2016 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
19–23 January 2016 2016 Russian Junior Championships Junior 5
69.56
13
116.45
10
186.01
24–27 December 2015 2016 Russian Championships Senior 11
74.06
13
126.94
13
201.00
2014–2015 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
11–15 February 2015 2015 Bavarian Open Senior 1
74.26
1
121.93
1
196.19
4–7 February 2015 2015 Russian Junior Championships Junior 3
69.74
7
122.51
6
192.25
24–28 December 2014 2015 Russian Championships Senior 10
70.92
17
110.74
13
181.66
5–9 November 2014 2014 CS Volvo Open Cup Senior 4
61.66
5
112.75
5
174.41
8–12 October 2014 2014 JGP Croatia Junior 9
56.44
8
113.52
8
169.96
1–5 October 2014 2014 JGP Germany Junior 1
68.73
1
133.95
1
202.68
2013–2014 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
22–25 January 2014 2014 Russian Junior Championships Junior 4
70.15
11
113.87
8
184.02
24–27 December 2013 2014 Russian Championships Senior 18
58.42
13
127.83
14
186.25
2012–2013 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
1–3 February 2013 2013 Russian Junior Championships Junior 9
66.40
8
132.84
8
199.24
24–28 December 2012 2013 Russian Championships Senior 16
60.51
13
124.13
13
184.54
2011–2012 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
5–7 February 2012 2012 Russian Junior Championships Junior 12
55.54
15
98.01
13
153.55

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ СПИСОК кандидатов в спортивные сборные команды Российской Федерации по фигурному катанию на коньках на 2014-2015 гг. [List of candidates for the 2014–15 Russian national team in figure skating] (PDF) (in Russian). Russian Figure Skating Federation. 24 April 2014. p. 4. Archived (PDF) from the original on 23 June 2014.
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  12. ^ Slater, Paula (October 27, 2019). "Hanyu takes first Skate Canada gold in Kelowna". Golden Skate.
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  15. ^ "Andrei LAZUKIN: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 21 May 2017.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  16. ^ "Andrei LAZUKIN: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 28 May 2016.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  17. ^ "Andrei LAZUKIN: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 23 May 2015.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  18. ^ "Andrei LAZUKIN: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 22 March 2014.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
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