Winners of eight world titles and six Olympic medals walked in the Winter Sports Palace in Sofia today. Officially the World Junior Figure Skating Championships will start tomorrow and a bunch of famous coaches are here with the young athletes.
Undoubtedly the most successful of them is Evgeni Platov – 2-time Olympic champion and four times world champion in ice dance for Russia with Pasha Grushchuk. Platov is here with Olivia Smart and Joseph Buckland (UK) after guiding Joseph’s brother Nicholas and Penny Coomes to European bronze medal.
The dazzling Angelika Krylova is working with American dancers. She is a world champion and Olympic silver medalist in ice dance with Oleg Ovsyannikov for Russia.
Barbara Fusar – Poli (Italy), which has a world title and Olympic bronze with Maurizio Margaglio, is here with a few teams. Brian Orsar (Canada) – 2-time Olympic silver medalist and world champion leads in Bulgaria the talent Nam Nguyen.