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Majorov at the 2013–14 Swedish Championships.
|Full name||Alexander Alexandrovich Majorov|
19 July 1991 |
Saint Petersburg, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Home town||Luleå, Sweden|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Coach||Alexander Majorov Sr., Irina Majorova|
|Former choreographer||Catarina Lindgren|
|Skating club||Luleå FCS|
|ISU personal best scores|
2016 CS Warsaw Cup
2014 Winter Olympics
2016 CS Warsaw Cup
Alexander Alexandrovich Majorov (Russian: Александр Александрович Майоров, born 19 July 1991) is a figure skater who competes for Sweden. He is the 2017 Winter Universiade bronze medalist, the 2011 World Junior bronze medalist, a five-time Nordic champion (2011–14 and 2016), and a three-time Swedish national champion (2012–14). His best finish at the European Championships is 6th (2013). He was 14th at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Majorov was born on 19 July 1991 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. When he was an infant, his family began spending half a year in Sweden and half in Russia, settling in Luleå when he was six years old. His father, Alexander senior, is a figure skating coach, who was the first coach of Alexei Yagudin. His mother, Irina Majorova, runs a dance and ballet school in Luleå. He has a younger brother, Nikolaj, who also competes in figure skating.
Majorov holds dual Swedish and Russian citizenship and speaks both languages. He is studying physiotherapy. He is a bone marrow donor for his father, who was diagnosed with severe MDS in June 2015 and acute leukaemia a few month later.
Majorov began competing on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series in 2005. He made his senior international debut at the 2007 Golden Spin of Zagreb, placing 11th, but continued competing also on the junior level.
In 2010–11, Majorov won his first JGP medal, bronze, at the JGP in Ostrava. He also won two senior events, the Ice Challenge in Graz and the 2010 NRW Trophy. In March 2011, he won the bronze medal at the World Junior Championships. It was Sweden's first ISU Championships medal in 74 years. Majorov had back problems in 2011.
In the 2015–16 season, Majorov placed 8th at the 2015 CS Finlandia Trophy and won silver medals at two events – the International Cup of Nice and Volvo Open Cup. To prepare for his father's treatment, one bag of blood was drawn from the skater a week before the Volvo Open Cup and another a week before the 2015 Rostelecom Cup, from which he withdrew. He withdrew from the Swedish Championships to recover after an operation to extract bone marrow for his father. Majorov won gold at the Nordics Open in February 2016. His withdrawal from the 2016 World Championships in Boston followed the detection of a precursor to a stress fracture of the pelvis.
|Season||Short program||Free skating||Exhibition|
|GP Skate America||10th||7th|
|GP Skate Canada||9th||WD|
|GP Rostel. Cup||WD||WD||12th|
|CS Warsaw Cup||1st|
|Cup of Nice||2nd|
|New Year's Cup||1st|
|Volvo Open Cup||2nd|
|JGP Czech Rep.||8th||3rd|
|JGP South Africa||7th|
|Nordics||1st J||1st J|
|Triglav Trophy||8th N|
|Swedish Champ.||1st J||1st J||2nd||3rd||3rd||1st||1st||1st||WD||WD|
|TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew
Levels: N = Novice; J = Junior
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