Place of Birth. Education. Born in Dnepropetrovsk, she graduated from the National University of Physical Education and Sports, and the National Pedagogical University named after M.P. Drahomanov.
General information. Physical data: height – 1 m 60 cm, weight – 45 kg.
Trainer: Nina Moser. Stanislav Morozov.
Tatyana Volosozhar started figure skating at the age of five. Her first coach was Vyacheslav Tkachenko, her first partner was Petr Kharchenko.
In 2004, she teamed up with Stanislav Morozov. With him, they became champions of Ukraine three times, participated in the Olympics in Turin. The couple trained in Kiev with Galina Kukhar, the director of the programs was Nikolai Morozov.
In the summer of 2008, it was announced that the Volosozhar/Morozov couple was moving to Germany to work with coach Ingo Steuer. In the 2008/2009 season, the couple, having become third in the “Cup of Russia” and second in the “Cup of China”, won the right to participate in the Grand Prix final for the first time in their career, where they became fourth.
At the European Championship, the Ukrainians again became fourth. At the 2009 World Championships, they took 6th place and provided Ukraine with two tickets in pair skating to the 2010 Olympics. In Vancouver, the couple Volosozhar/Morozov took 8th place in the sports couples competition. After the Olympics, Tatyana’s partner decided to end her professional career, and the skater took Russian citizenship, and will now compete for this country along with Maxim Trankov.
In 2014, at the Winter Olympics, Tatyana and Maxim became champions in team competitions; in particular, they scored 83.79 points in the short program (outperforming their closest rivals by almost 10 points) and brought the national team 10 points.
On February 11, 2014, the couple won the short program in individual competitions, breaking their own world record by 0.19 points in total points. Sochi 2014 Olympic champions in pair skating. On February 12, 2014, the couple won the Olympic gold medal in the individual competition.
In 2018 Tatiana and Maxim announced their retirement from sports.
Regalia and achievements. Master of sports of international class, member of the national team of Russia.
For Russia paired with Maxim Trankov (since the 2010/2011 season):
– two-time Olympic champion in 2014 (in individual and team competitions);
– World champion in 2013, two-time silver medalist of the world championships (2011, 2012);
– four-time European champion (2012, 2013, 2014, 2016);
– three-time champion of Russia (2011, 2013, 2016).
For Ukraine paired with Stanislav Morozov:
– four-time champion of Ukraine.
As of January 2017, the couple Volosozhar and Maxaim Trankov ranked 22nd in the ranking International Skating Union (ISU).
After the end of his sports career, he participates in the show of Ilya Averbukh along with Maxim Trankov. Plays the Princess of Verona in the production of “Romeo and Juliet” and the White Queen in the show “Alice in Wonderland”.
Together with Maxim Trankov, she wrote an autobiography “Two Sides of the Same Medal” (published in August 2018 by the Eksmo publishing house) about her path in sports and the difficulties that she encountered along the way.
In October 2023, Tatyana took part in the seventh season of the Ice Age show on Channel One (Russia). She performed in tandem with actor Evgeny Pronin.
Family status. On August 18, Tatyana and Maxim Trankov became husband and wife. On February 16, 2017, their daughter Angelica was born.
Hobby. Music, cinema.
May 20, 2023