Oleg Vasiliev “In Russia everything is based not solely on talent but primarily on the system. The system is designed to win medals and requires specific results from athletes within a specific timeframe.”

Posted on 2023-05-26 • 1 comment

Big interview with Oleg Vasiliev. Parts of the interview were posted before. photo Alexander Vilf / RIA Novosti [...]

Oleg Vasiliev: “Could Ilia Malinin achieve everything he is showing now if he had an American mentality? I highly doubt it.”

Posted on 2023-05-18 • 1 comment

Part of the interview with Oleg Vasiliev, Olympic champion in pair skating and coach of Olympic champions about figure [...]

Oleg Vasiliev: “The current system becomes obsolete. Judges have learned to manipulate the results within this system.”

Posted on 2022-01-24 • No comments yet

Oleg Vasiliev about judging system, manipulations with the second mark, development of pair skating and possible [...]

Oleg Vasiliev: “I would like to ask the ISU about the qualification of the technical panel and whether these judges also went to a dinner with Eteri Tutberidze, like the dance judges a month ago?”

Posted on 2022-01-14 • 5 comments

The head coach of the Belarusian national figure skating team, 1984 Olympic champion in pair skating Oleg Vasiliev [...]

Oleg Vasiliev: “Tuktamysheva is a woman of mystery. She could have won everything in the last Olympic cycle, but lost because of the lack of appropriate attention to training, competitions and her shape.”

Posted on 2021-12-08 • 1 comment

Oleg Vasiliev shared his opinion that Elizaveta Tuktamysheva could have won everything in the previous Olympic season, [...]

Oleg Vasiliev: Former coaching staff loses money from shows and ad if the athlete leaves

Posted on 2020-09-01 • No comments yet

Interview with Oleg Vasiliev. The specialist told why personal contracts won't stop athletes from transfers in Russia, [...]

Oleg Vasiliev: Little girls shouldn’t be allowed to compete at Russian Nationals

Posted on 2018-12-24 • 1 comment

Oleg Vasiliev about results of Russain Nationals 2019 in ladies' skating. Oleg Vasiliev: I have already told, I [...]

Oleg Vasiliev: Pair skating has everything that ice dance or single skating may lack

Posted on 2018-09-15 • No comments yet

Elena Vaitsekhovskaya's interview with Oleg Vasiliev about pair skating. Oleg, you have been working in the sports [...]

Oleg Vasiliev: in the Grand-Prix Final our girls are the best

Posted on 2016-12-08 • 1 comment

Oleg Vasiliev about Russian ladies who will compete at Grand-Prix Final: Our girls are not only the most beautiful [...]

Oleg Vasiliev about Bazarova – Deputat parting

Posted on 2016-11-29 • No comments yet

Oleg Vasiliev told about Vera Bazarova Andrei Deputat parting. Recently Vera Bazarova announced that she's finishing [...]

What’s going on with Bazarova and Deputat?

Posted on 2016-10-26 • No comments yet

Vera Bazarova and Andrei Deputat withdrew from GP Skate Canada because of Andrei's medical reasons. Immediately [...]

Oleg Vasiliev suggested that Julia Lipnitskaya should switch to pairs

Posted on 2016-10-20 • 13 comments

Famous figure skating coach Oleg Vasiliev made an official proposal to Julia Lipnitskaya. He suggested that  [...]

Oleg Vasiliev: athlete should trust a coach 100%

Posted on 2016-04-10 • No comments yet

An Olympic Champion and a coach of Olympic Champions Oleg Vasiliev sums up the results of World Championships [...]

Oleg Vasiliev about women’s skating in Russia

Posted on 2015-12-28 • 4 comments

An Olympic Champion and the coach of Olympic Champions Oleg Vasiliev just after the Russian Nationals gave a comment [...]