Ukrainian-born German pair skater who is considered one of the most decorated pair skaters. Savchenko is the 2018 Olympic Champion and two-time Olympic bronze medalist, a six-time World Champion and a five-time Grand Prix Final champion. With former partner Robin Szolkowy, she is the 2010 and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist, a five-time World champion (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014), a four-time European champion (2007–2009, 2011), a four-time Grand Prix Final champion (2007, 2010, 2011, 2013), and an eight-time German national champion (2004–2009, 2011, 2014). Szolkowy and Savchenko scored the first 10.0 ever given by a judge under the ISU Judging System. Competing with Bruno Massot for Germany, she is the 2018 Olympic Champion, the 2018 World Champion, a two-time European silver medalist, and two-time German national champion (2016, 2018). The pair hold the world record for best free skate score and best total score, and they are the first pair skaters to break 160 points in the free skate. Born Olena Valentynivna Savchenko on January 19, 1984 in Obukhiv, Ukraine, to parents Nina and Valentyn Savchenko, she was raised with three brothers. Savchenko started skating on a frozen lake at the age of three with her father. She has been married to Liam Cross since August 18, 2016. Together they have one daughter, Amilia Savchenko Cross.
Aljona Savchenko Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 19 January 1984
Birth Place: Obukhiv, Ukraine
Residence: Oberstdorf, Germany
Birth Name: Olena Valentynivna Savchenko
Ukrainian: Олена Валентинівна Савченко
Also known as: Aliona Sawtschenko
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Occupation: Pair skater
Race/Ethnicity: White (Ukrainian)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Gray
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Aljona Savchenko Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 101.4 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 46 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 0¼”
Height in Meters: 1.53 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: Unknown
Breast Size: Unknown
Waist Size: Unknown
Hips Size: Unknown
Bra Size/Cup Size: Unknown
Feet/Shoe Size: 7.5 (US)
Dress Size: 2 (US)
Aljona Savchenko Family Details:
Father: Valentyn Savchenko (Former weightlifter)
Mother: Nina Savchenko
Spouse/Husband: Liam Cross (m. 2016)
Children: Amilia Savchenko Cross (Daughter) (b. September 7, 2019)
Siblings: She has three brothers.
Aljona Savchenko Education:
Kyiv National Economic University
Began skating: 1989
Skating club: EC Oberstdorf
Partner: Bruno Massot
Former partner (s): Robin Szolkowy (GER), Stanislav Morozov (UKR), Dmitri Boyenko (UKR)
Coach (s): Alexander König, Jean-François Ballester
Former coach (s): Ingo Steuer, Halyna Kukhar, Alexander Artychenko
Choreographer (s): Christopher Dean, John Kerr, Silvia Fontana, Martin Skotnický
Former choreographer (s): Ingo Steuer, Gary Beacom, David Wilson
Aljona Savchenko Facts:
*She was born on January 19, 1984 in Obukhiv, Ukraine.
*2004-2009 German national pairs figure skating champion with Robin Szolkowy.
*2006 European pairs figure skating silver medalist with Robin Szolkowy.
*2007-2009 European pairs figure skating champion with Robin Szolkowy.
*2007 world pairs figure skating bronze medalist with Robin Szolkowy.
*2008 and 2009 world pairs figure skating champion with Robin Szolkowy.
*Pairs figure skating partner of Bruno Massot.
*She became godmother to Galina Efremenko’s daughter in April 2010.
*She is fluent in English, German and Russian.
*Her hobbies include designing costumes, reading, and music.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.