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Height  1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Name  Betina Popova
Choreographer  Mikhail Kolegov
Residence  Moscow, Russia

Skating club  Sambo 70
Partner  Yuri Vlasenko
Training locations  Moscow
Country represented  Russia
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Full name  Betina Vadimovna Popova
Born  2 November 1996 (age 19) (1996-11-02) Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Russia
Coach  Ksenia Rumiantseva, Ekaterina Volobueva

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Betina Vadimovna Popova (Russian: Бетина Вадимовна Попова, born 2 November 1996) is a Russian ice dancer. With former partner Yuri Vlasenko, she is the 2014–15 JGP Final bronze medalist.


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Бетина Попова/ Серге́й Мозгов - Russian Nationals 2019 Gala EX December 23, 2018 - Betina POPOVA

Early life

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Betina Vadimovna Popova was born on 2 November 1996 in Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Russia. She started skating in 2002. Her first coach was Marina Selitskaya.

Partnership with Vlasenko

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Popova and Yuri Vlasenko began competing together in 2009. The two were coached by Ksenia Rumiantseva and Ekaterina Zhurina at the Sambo-70 club in Moscow.

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Popova/Vlasenko's international debut came at the 2011 NRW Trophy. They placed 7th at the Russian Junior Championships in the 2012–13 season.

2013–14 season

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Popova/Vlasenko made their ISU Junior Grand Prix debut in the 2013–14 season. They won the silver medal in Minsk, Belarus and then gold in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Their results qualified them for the JGP Final in Fukuoka, Japan, where they placed fourth. After taking the bronze medal at the 2014 Russian Junior Championships, the two were assigned to the 2014 World Junior Championships and finished seventh in Sofia, Bulgaria.

2014–15 season

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Popova/Vlasenko's first assignment of the 2014–15 JGP season was in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Ranked second in the short dance and fourth in the free dance, they finished second to Canada's Mackenzie Bent / Garrett MacKeen by a margin of 6.75 points. Popova/Vlasenko were awarded gold in Dresden, Germany after placing first in both segments and outscoring Lorraine McNamara / Quinn Carpenter of the United States by 7.96 points. At the 2014–15 JGP Final in Barcelona, they won the bronze medal behind Alla Loboda / Pavel Drozd. The two finished 11th at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia.

2015–16 season

Competing in the 2015–16 JGP series, Popova/Vlasenko outscored Angélique Abachkina / Louis Thauron of France by 7.3 points for the gold in Riga, Latvia. They took silver at their JGP assignment in Logroño, Spain – finishing second to another French team, Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain Le Gac, by a margin of 1.78 points – and qualified for their third JGP Final. At the final, held in December in Barcelona, Popova/Vlasenko finished fourth, having scored 0.45 less than the bronze medalists, Rachel Parsons / Michael Parsons of the United States. After taking silver behind Loboda/Drozd at the Russian Junior Championships, they were assigned to the World Junior Championships in Debrecen, Hungary.

Partnership with Mozgov

On 2 May 2016, Popova confirmed that she and Sergey Mozgov had formed a partnership, with Elena Kustarova and Svetlana Alexeeva serving as their coaches.


(with Vlasenko)

Competitive highlights

CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

Detailed results

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


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