In December 2010 she was granted expedited Russian citizenship, as both her parents are Russian.
Volosozhar and Trankov are the current World record holders for the combined total, short program and free skate scores.
They are the first figure skaters to win two gold medals at the same Olympics, having taken gold in pairs and in the inaugural team event. The pair won several medals on the Junior Grand Prix circuit and were the Ukrainian national champions in 2004.
That same season, they finished fifth at Junior Worlds and 14th at senior Worlds. In their first season together, they were silver medalists at the Winter Universiade and finished fifth at the European Championships.
Volosozhar/Morozov began the 2005–06 season with a win at the 2005 Karl Schäfer Memorial and placed 12th at the 2006 Winter Olympics.
In 2006–07, the pair finished fifth again at the European Championships and fourth at the World Championships.
Or the tender way he stroked her face and wiped away her victory tears.
After a few moments’ worth of practice footage and behind-the-scenes stories from the four years the pair has been skating together, NBC’s reporter asked Trankov and Volosozhar the inevitable question: Is the palpable, sensual chemistry they exude on the ice based in real-life romance?They are the first figure skaters to win two gold medals at the same Olympics, having taken gold in pairs and in the inaugural team event.He first skated with Olesya Korchagina for two years, then Ksenia Vasilieva for two years, then Irina Bogomolova. With Tatiana Volosozhar, he is a two-time 2014 Olympic champion in the pairs and in team events, the 2013 World champion, a four-time (2012, 2013, 2014, 2016) European champion, the 2012 Grand Prix Final champion, and a three-time (2011, 2013, 2016) Russian national champion.With former partner Maria Mukhortova, Trankov is the 2008 European silver medalist, the 2007 Russian national champion, and the 2005 World Junior champion. But it wasn't just their gestures the ice that got my attention.