Russian former figure skater who is a two-time World champion, two-time Olympic medalist, seven-time European champion, a four-time Grand Prix Final champion and a four-time Russian national champion. She won a record total of 17 titles on the Grand Prix circuit. Slutskaya is mainly known for her athletic ability, was the first female skater to land a triple lutz-triple loop combination, and for her trademark double Biellmann spin with a foot change, which she also invented. She is considered to be one of the most successful ladies’ singles skaters in Russian history. Born Irina Eduardovna Slutskaya on February 9, 1979 in Moscow, Russia, to parents Natalia and Eduard Slutsky, she began skating when she was four years old. She was educated at Moscow Academy of Physical Culture, graduating in the year 2000. She has been married twice, from 1999 to 2016 to Sergei Mikheev, with whom she has two children, and since 2018 to businessman Alexei Govyrin, with whom she has one daughter, Kira Govyrin.
Irina Slutskaya Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 9 February 1979
Birth Place: Moscow, Russia
Birth Name: Irina Eduardovna Slutskaya
Nicknames: Ira, Slute
Russian: Ири́на Эдуа́рдовна Слу́цкая
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Occupation: Figure skater
Religion: Russian Orthodox
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Irina Slutskaya Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 108 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 49 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 3″
Height in Meters: 1.60 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Body Measurements: 32-23-32 in (81-58.5-81 cm)
Breast Size: 32 inches (81 cm)
Waist Size: 23 inches (58.5 cm)
Hips Size: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32A
Feet/Shoe Size: 6.5 (US)
Dress Size: 2 (US)
Irina Slutskaya Family Details:
Father: Eduard Slutsky
Mother: Natalia Slutskaya
Spouse/Husband: Aleksey Govyrin (m. 2018) ( 1 child), Sergei Mikheyev (m. 1999-2016) ( 2 children)
Children: Artyom Mikheyev (Son) (b. November 15, 2007) with ex-husband Sergey Mikheyev, Varvara Mikheyeva (Daughter) (b. October 21, 2010) with ex-husband Sergey Mikheyev, Kira Govyrin (Daughter) (b. December 4, 2019) with husband Aleksey Govyrin
Irina Slutskaya Education:
Moscow Academy of Physical Culture (2000)
Began skating: 1984
Coach: Zhanna Gromova
Choreographer: Sergei Petukhov
Skating club: Sport Club Moskvitch
World Championships: first place in 2002 and 2005
Olympics: 2002 – silver
European Championships: first place in 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005
Russian Championships: first place in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005
Irina Slutskaya Facts:
*Born on February 9, 1979 in Moscow, Russia, she is the only child of a Russian mother and Jewish father.
*She has had the same coach, Zhanna Gromova, since Slutskaya was six years old.
*By 1996, she was European champion and came third in the world championships (at age 17).
*She graduated from Moscow Academy of physical culture in 2000.
*Follow her on Instagram.