The champions of the 2022 Olympics in the team figure skaters tournament Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov got married. Katsalapov announced this on Sunday evening in his Telegram channel.
Just got married,” the athlete wrote, adding an emoji in the form of a diamond ring.
It is known that the registration of the marriage took place in Barvikha Luxury Village, and after the ceremony was attended, including Tatyana Navka and Dmitry Peskov, as well as figure skater and ex-husband of Navka Alexander Zhulin.
The lovers announced their engagement in early June, and at the end of September they announced their intention to “reboot”. So, they skipped the first half of the competitive season in order to relax and prepare for the wedding. Because of this, the couple did not take part in the test skates of the Russian team on September 24-25, RBC reports.
Moreover, soon we have a long-awaited event in our lives – our wedding! And I want to focus on this as much as possible, enjoy every moment of preparation, of the day itself. Make time for each other. We hope that you will treat our decision with understanding and support it,” Nikita said.
Recall that Victoria Sinitsyna and Nikita Katsalapov paired up in 2014. In 2022, at the Beijing Games, 27-year-old Sinitsina and 31-year-old Katsalapov won gold in the team tournament and silver in the individual (ice dancing). The dance duo also won the 2021 World Championship and won the European Championships twice.