|Ilia Malinin Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||December 2, 2004|
Ilia Malinin is an American figure skater who won a bronze medal at the 2023 World Figure Skating Championships. Aside from that, he is the 2022 Skate America champion, the 2022 Grand Prix of Espoo champion, and the 2022 CS U.S. Classic champion.
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Vienna, Virginia, United States
As of March 2023, Ilia has been coached under the watchful eye of his mother Tatiana Malinina, and father Roman Skorniakov, as well as Rafael Arutyunyan. Formerly, he had been training with Irina Romanova.
His choreographers are Juris Razgulajevs and Shae-Lynn Bourne. Formerly, he had been choreographed by Nadezhda Kanaeva, Irina Romanova, Viktor Pfeifer, and Tatiana Malinina.
Ilia studied at George C. Marshall High School.
- Father – Roman Skorniakov (Figure Skater)
- Mother – Tatiana Malinina (Russian-born Olympic Uzbekistani Singles Skaters) (1999 Grand Prix Final and Four Continents Champion)
- Siblings – Liza (Younger Sister) (b. 2014)
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
61 kg or 134.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- He often sports a messy hairstyle.
- Thin eyebrows
Ilia Malinin Favorite Things
- Places To Dine At – Five Guys and Carrabba’s Italian Grill
- Subject – Physics
Source – Northern Virginia Mag
Ilia Malinin Facts
- He was just 6 years old when he started to train in skating in 2010 and trained with his parents in Reston, Virginia.
- Growing up, Ilia showed more interest in playing soccer as he did not like to train in the cold arena.
- Originally, Ilia is from Vienna, Virginia.
- Ilia has been a member of the “Washington Figure Skating Club”.
- His training locations include Reston, Virginia and Irvine, California.
- The earliest post that Ilia uploaded to his Instagram account was on August 8, 2018.
- He can fluently speak English and Russian.
- Ilia was taught physics by a teacher named Amy Osborn.
- Aside from his mother, he also looks up to Evgeni Plushenko, Nathan Chen, Mikhail Kolyada, and Yuzuru Hanyu for inspiration.
Featured Image By Ilia Malinin / Instagram