Tuktamisheva is the 2013 Russian champion, the 2013 European bronze medalist, the 2011 world junior silver medalist and 2010 Junior Grand Prix Final silver medalist.
Started skating at age 4 1/2 after befriending other girls who were figure skaters ... Splits her training time between Glazov and St. Petersburg ... Has landed triple Axels in practice ... Younger sister, Evgenia, is also a figure skater ... Won the free skate at the 2009 Russian Championships at the age of 12 and earned the silver medal ... Hobbies include hairdressing, watching TV and surfing the web ... Won gold in her Grand Prix Series debut at 2011 Skate Canada, becoming the youngest champion at the event since 1981.
2013 Season NotesSP Music: Music from the Love Story soundtrack by Francis Lai
FS Music: "Dark Eyes"
2012 Season NotesFS Music: "Bésame Mucho" (piano and violin version),
"Caravan" performed by Jack Costanzo and "Bésame Mucho" performed by Michel Petrucciani
2011 Season NotesSP Music: Harem (from "The Casbah") by R.E.G. Project
FS Music: "Asturias" by Isaac Albeniz
2010 Season NotesFS Music: "Asturias" by Isaac Albeniz
2009 Season NotesSP Music: "Gypsy Dance" from Don Quixote by Léon Minkus
FS Music: Music from the Memoirs of a Geisha soundtrack by John Williams
2008 Season NotesFS Music: Music from Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky