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Alina Ustimkina

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Height  1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Partner  Nikita Volodin
Country represented  Russia
Former training location  Nizhny Novgorod
Former partner  Maxim Bobrov
Coach  Alexei Sokolov
Former choreographer  Tatiana Druchinina
Training location  Saint Petersburg
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Native name  Алина Владимировна Устимкина
Full name  Alina Vladimirovna Ustimkina
Born  2 September 2000 (age 16) (2000-09-02) Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Residence  Saint Petersburg, Russia
Former coach  Elena Sokolova, Valentina Chebotareva

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Alina Vladimirovna Ustimkina (Russian: Алина Владимировна Устимкина, born 2 September 2000) is a Russian pair skater. With partner Nikita Volodin, she is the 2016 CS Tallinn Trophy champion and 2016 Youth Olympic bronze medalist.


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Personal life

Alina Vladimirovna Ustimkina was born on 2 September 2000 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.


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Ustimkina began skating in 2006. She trained in Nizhny Novgorod until 2011 and then moved to Saint Petersburg, where she competed in singles until November 2013. Her first pairs partner was Maxim Bobrov. In April 2014, they placed fifth at the Russia Junior Championships – Elder Age.

Partnership with Volodin

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Ustimkina and Nikita Volodin debuted their partnership in September 2014. They competed at events within Russia during their first season together and began appearing internationally in the 2015–16 season. In August 2015, they were sent to Riga, Latvia to compete at their first ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) assignment, placing fifth. In November, they won the junior gold medal at the NRW Trophy, outscoring silver medalists Anna Dušková / Martin Bidař by 19.22 points.

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In January 2016, Ustimkina/Volodin placed fifth at the Russian Junior Championships. In February, they represented Russia at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics in Hamar, Norway. Ranked third in both segments, they were awarded the bronze medal behind Ekaterina Borisova / Dmitry Sopot and Dušková/Bidař. Assigned to Team Determination for the mixed NOC team event, Ustimkina/Volodin placed third in their segment and their team finished 8th.


(with Volodin)

Competitive highlights

JGP: Junior Grand Prix

Detailed results

With Volodin

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