A Russian figure skater, Adelina Sotnikova has been on the ice ever since she was four years old. Coached by Evgeni Plushenko, she has won numerous competitions throughout her career including the European Championships, Russian Championships, and the Grand Prix. In 2014, she also won the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Despite her potential, however, the brunette chose not to participate in the Grand Prix series for the 2016-17 season. As a result, she also did not take part in the 2017 World Championships. As far as we know though, she is still undergoing training with her coach in Moscow.
How successful is the athlete now? Has her skating career proved to be fruitful? How well off is she? Unfortunately for us fans, information on Adelina Sotnikova’s net worth is currently not available. Since we’re here though, let’s take a look at some of the major highlights of her career so far.
Adelina Sotnikova’s Net Worth 2018 – N/A
How did Adelina Sotnikova Make Her Money & Wealth?
Born on July 1, 1996, in Moscow, Russia, Adelina Sotnikova started to skate at the age of four. After being coached by Anna Patrikeeva for the first few years, she became a member at CSKA, a major sports club, where began to train with Elena Buianova. Like most young skaters, it didn’t take long for her to master most of the basic skills. Before she knew it, she was working on challenging spins and jumps on the ice.
By the time she was twelve years old, she had debuted at the senior level in her native Russia. During the 2008-09 season, she participated in the Russian Nationals, where she successfully won the gold medal. Not long afterward, she also finished first at the Russian Junior Championships.
Though she later experienced some setbacks due to a growth spurt, she eventually returned to the podium during the 2010-11 season, with a win at the Junior Grand Prix. From there, she also qualified for and won the Junior title at the Grand Prix Final event.
Over the next two years, Sotnikova continued to bag medals are several events including the Russian Championships, Golden Spin of Zagreb, World Junior Championships, ISU World Team Trophy, and European Championships, to name a few. In 2013, she made her debut at the World Championships where she ranked ninth overall after her free program.
As it happened, the skater eventually placed first at the Russian Championships which took place in 2014. From there, she landed a spot on the Olympic team, where she had the opportunity to represent Russia at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. Though she finished second in the SP behind Kim Yuna, she subsequently made a comeback in the FS, which earned her the gold medal.
As far as endorsements go, the Russian Figure Skater received many offers immediately after her triumph at the Sochi Games. For instance, she had signed with Nike, Adidas’ main competitor. With that said, details on said contract have not been disclosed to the public.
Adelina Sotnikova’s Personal Life and FAQ
Is Adelina Sotnikova Married?
As far as we know, Adelina Sotnikova is currently single and not married.
Does Adelina Sotnikova Have Any Children?
No, Adelina Sotnikova does not have any children.
Did Adelina Sotnikova Go to College?
As of 2013, she was attending a sports university with hopes of one day becoming a skating coach.
What is Adelina Sotnikova Famous For?
As a figure skater, Adelina Sotnikova is perhaps best known for winning the gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi (though it caused a bit of a controversy at the time).
Where Does Adelina Sotnikova Live now? Photos of Adelina Sotnikova’s House
She currently lives in her hometown in Moscow, Russia. Further details are not available.
What Kind of Vehicle Does Adelina Sotnikova Drive?
Information on Adelina Sotnikova’s vehicle is unavailable at this time.
How Much Money Did Adelina Sotnikova Make Last Year?
Information on Adelina Sotnikova’s annual earnings for 2017 is not available
As of 2017, she is still being coached by Evgeni Plushenko. With that said, it doesn’t seem like she has participated in any major competitions in the past year (she did not compete in there Russian Nationals or Grand Prix series during the 2016-17 season).
Want to support the figure skater online? You can find Adelina Sotnikova on a few social media outlets such as Twitter (@Sotnickova2014) or Instagram (@Adelinasotnikova_2014). If you’re active on FB, you can also drop by her official fan page which you can visit here.