Ekaterina “Katia” Dmitriyevna Alexandrovskaya (Russian: Екатерина Дмитриевна Александровская) She was born on January 1, 2000. She was a Russian-Australian skater. With his skating partner, Harley Windsor, he was the 2017 CS Tallinn Trophy. Champion, 2017 CS Nebelhorn Trophy Bronze Medalist, 2018 CS US Classic Bronze Medalist and two-time Australian National Champion (2016, 2018). At the junior level, she was the 2017 Junior World Champion, the 2017 Grand Prix Junior Final Champion, the 2016 JGP Estonia Champion and the 2017 JGP Latvia Champion.
She was 20 years old.
Alexandrovskaya was born on January 1, 2000 in Moscow, Russia. Her father died in 2015. She became an Australian citizen in October 2017. Alexandrovskaya died by suicide on July 18, 2020 in Moscow. Law enforcement officials found a note in their department that contained the word “люблю” (“I love”).
Career / achievements
Alexandrovskaya started learning to skate in 2004. After competing as an individual skater until 2011-2012, she began appearing in pairs with Vladislav Lysoy during the 2012-2013 season. She skated with Aleksandr Epifanov in 2014–2015 and 2015–2016.
Teaming up with Windsor
In response to a query from Australian coaches Andrei and Galina Pachin, her coach Nina Mozer suggested a test between Alexandrovskaya and Harley Windsor in Moscow. The two started skating together in December 2015. Observing the test, the coaches believed that the skaters would make a good combination due to similar techniques and body types. Alexandrovskaya was released by Russia after a request from the Australian Skating Association, with the help of Mozer.
During the season, Alexandrovskaya / Windsor were trained by the Pachins in Sydney and by Andrei Hekalo and Nina Mozer in Moscow. Her international debut occurred in early September 2016 at the Junior Grand Prix (JGP) in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Ranked sixth in the short program and ninth in the free skate, the pair finished eighth overall. Later that month, the two competed in a JGP event in Tallinn, Estonia. They were awarded the gold medal ahead of three Russian pairs after placing third in the short and first in the free practice. They finished as the first substitutes for the JGP Final in Marseille, France. Alexandrovskaya / Windsor made his senior debut in October 2016 at a Challenger Series event, the Finland Trophy; They placed sixth and obtained the minimum technical scores to compete in the ISU Top Level Championships. In December, the pair placed fifth in France in the JGP final, which they were called as replacements for Russia’s Ekaterina Borisova / Dmitry Sopot. Windsor tore the patellar tendon in January 2017. The following month, the pair ranked 11th at the 2017 Four Continents Championship in Gangneung, South Korea.
In March Alexandrovskaya / Windsor competed in the 2017 Junior World Championship in Taipei, Taiwan. Ranked third in the short program and second in the free skate, they finished first overall, beating silver medalists Aleksandra Boikova / Dmitrii Kozlovskii of Russia by 2.05 points. They became the first skaters representing Australia to win gold at one of the ISU Figure Skating Championships and the first to finish on a podium at Junior Worlds since 1976, when Elizabeth Cain / Peter Cain took the bronze medal from the couples. A couple of weeks later, the pair competed in the high-level World Championship, which took place in Helsinki, Finland. They qualified for the free skate and finished 16th.
In early September, Alexandrovskaya / Windsor finished fourth at the 2017 JGP in Riga, Latvia. Later in the month, they competed in the CS Nebelhorn Trophy 2017, the last qualifying opportunity for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Ranked fourth in the short program and third in free skate, they earned their first senior international medal, bronze. Their result also allowed them to become the first Australian pair of skaters to compete in the Olympics since Danielle Carr / Stephen Carr’s appearance at the 1998 Winter Olympics. In October Alexandrovskaya / Windsor took first place in both segments at the JGP event in Gdansk, Poland; they received the gold medal and qualified for the JGP final in Nagoya, Japan. In December, they won gold in the final, becoming the first Australian champions in the history of the event. In January Alexandrovskaya / Windsor finished sixth overall at the 2018 Four Continents Championship in Taipei, Taiwan. They were awarded a small silver medal for their performance on the short program. In February, the two represented Australia at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Ranked 18th in the short program, they were not among the 16 pairs that advanced to the free skate. They were most successful at the 2018 World Championship in Milan, Italy, ranking 15th in the short program and 16th overall.
Alexandrovskaya / Windsor moved to Montreal to train with coaches Richard Gauthier and Bruno Marcotte. Despite starting the season with a bronze medal at CS U.S. Classic 2018, the move overall was not a success, and they both had health and fitness issues. They finished sixth at the CS Nebelhorn Trophy 2018, and then made their Grand Prix debut, finishing seventh out of eight teams at both Skate Canada International 2018 and the 2018 Rostelecom Cup. Windsor developed chronic foot inflammation that forced them to miss all four continents and the world championship.
After her successful season, Alexandrovskaya / Windsor returned to Sydney and joined former coach Andrei Khekalo there. After months of experimentation, a solution was found for inflammation of the Windsor foot that allowed them to resume ice training. Alexandrovskaya / Windsor placed ninth in the 2019 CS Nebelhorn Trophy, and then finished seventh in Skate America 2019, her only Grand Prix assignment. They withdrew from the 2019 CS Warsaw Cup, and did not compete in the 2019 Australian Figure Skating Championship, although they were still named to the 2020 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship team. They also withdrew from that competition, and Windsor announced that they had separated due to Alexandrovskaya’s withdrawal due to health problems.
Cause Of death
She died on July 18, 2020 in Moscow. Russian news agency TASS claim a note saying ‘love’ was found in her apartment after her death and an official source said: ‘The preliminary cause of death is suicide.’
Net Worth In 2020
Net Worth in 2020 $1 Million – $5 Million