|Eteri Tutberidze Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||February 24, 1974|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Eteri Tutberidze is a Russian figure skating coach who is best known for her work with single skaters. Her work as a coach is highly recognized as she has trained with a number of well-known skaters including Olympic and World Champion Alina Zagitova, two-time World champion and Olympic Silver Medalist Evgenia Medvedeva, as well as team Olympic Champion Yulia Lipnitskaya.
Этери Георгиевна Тутберидзе (In English Eteri Georgievna Tutberidze)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
In the past, Eteri attended the Academy of Physical Education in Malakhovka. After that, she went on to attain a degree in choreography from the Institute of Contemporary Art.
She trained as a figure skater under the watchful eye of Tatiana Tarasova, Gennady Akkerman, Natalia Linichuk, Elena Tchaikovskaya, Lidia Kabanova, Edouard Pliner, and Evgenia Zelikova.
Figure Skating Coach
- Siblings – She has 5 older siblings.
5 ft 9¼ in or 176 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Note: She is the mother of figure skater Diana Davis (b. January 16, 2003) who was born in Las Vegas. However, Eteri has preferred to keep the name of her daughter’s biological father a secret.
Race / Ethnicity
She has half-Georgian, a quarter Russian, and a quarter Armenian ancestry.
However, she prefers to dye her hair blonde.
- Wide smile
- Perfect lips
Eteri Tutberidze Facts
- She was raised in Moscow alongside her 5 older siblings.
- Eteri’s mother worked as a senior engineer at the Ministry of Agricultural Construction, whereas her father was an employee at the Likhachev plant’s foundry and also drove a taxi.
- She was only 4 and a half years old when she started skating.
- Eteri resided in the United States for 6 years and lived in various cities including Oklahoma City, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, and San Antonio.
- Eteri announced her retirement in the year 1992.
- She started her career as a skating coach in San Antonio, Texas but later relocated back to Moscow where, as of 2020, she worked with Sambo 70 (SDUSSHOR 37) skating club.
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