Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya was born on January 1, 2000, and from Moscow, Russia. She was a Russian Australian pair skate and with her skating partner, Harley Windsor, she passed away on 18 July 2020 at the age of 20.
According to the source, she died in her native Russia and details of her passing were not immediately known, the International Skating Union confirmed.
ISU President Jan Dijkema said in a statement “The ISU is shocked by the news of Ekaterina’s passing,” and added “She was a talented pair skater and the Figure Skating community will miss her. We offer our deepest sympathies to her family, friends, and teammates and mourn this tragic loss”
Ekaterina skating partner Harley Windsor tweeted “Words can not describe how I feel right now, I am devastated and sick to my core about the sad and sudden passing of Katia,” and added “The amount we had achieved during our partnership is something I can never forget and will always hold close to my heart. This news is something you can never prepare for. Rest In Peace Katia.”
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Words can not describe how I feel right now, I am devastated and sick to my core about the sad and sudden passing of Katia. The amount we had achieved during our partnership is something I can never forget and will always hold close to my heart. This news is something you can never prepare for. Rest In Peace Katia.
According to the source, she died of suicide by jumping on 18 July 2020 in Moscow, Furthermore Law enforcement officials found a note in her apartment containing the word “люблю” (“I love”). She had previously attempted suicide after an injury.
She obtained her Australian citizenship in 2016 and represented the country at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics with partner Harley Windsor.
She won 2017 CS Tallinn Trophy champion, the 2017 CS Nebelhorn Trophy bronze medallist, the 2018 CS U.S. Classic bronze medallist, and a two-time Australian national champion (2016, 2018).
Furthermore, at the junior level, she was the 2017 World Junior champion, the 2017 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, the 2016 JGP Estonia champion, and the 2017 JGP Latvia champion.
In 2020, Windsor announced that they had split due to Alexandrovskaya retiring because of health issues and their coach Khekalo said that Alexandrovskaya had suffered an epileptic seizure in early January that prompted her retirement.
How old was Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya? She was born on January 1, 2000, and from Moscow, Russia, her age was 20 as of 2020. Her father died in 2015 and there is not much information about her mother and siblings.
Alexandrovskaya is the second Australian Winter Olympian to die in the past 10 days.
Estimated Net Worth of her is under review. She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 54KG.