Elena Ilinykh is an ice dancer from Russia. She is born 1994 in Aktau, today Kazakhstan.

The beautiful Russian started in single skating, but later found that ice dancing is more suitable for her. Today Elena Ilinykh is partnering with Nikita Katsalapov.
Prior to 2014, the couple is a three-time European medalist, a three-time Russian national silver medalist, and most importantly – a two-time Olympic medalist (gold and bronze) from 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Elena Ilinykh

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Elena Ilinykh

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Sochi 2014 were the first Olympic Games for the young Elena Ilinykh. There, in the new Olympics discipline – the figure skating’s Team competition, Elena participated for Team Russia and took the gold.
Elena Ilinykh at Sochi 2014

Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov won bronze in the Free dance ice dancing discipline at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov - Sochi 2014

Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov - ice dancing

Elena Ilinykh - figure skating