Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko split
Famous Russian hockey player Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko split after three years together. In December 2012 a couple even announced their engagement. The decision to break off relations made Kirilenko. “The reasons are many, but I do not want to go into details. I will say one thing: our relationship finished, but I respect the person and Sasha as an athlete and I sincerely wish him continue sporting success. I have currently focused on preparing for the next tournament and I hope that will soon be able to please my fans with news, not only about my personal life, but also about my sporting successes “- Maria Kirilenko said. But the vacant place didn’t stay empty for long. The photographs of Russian hockey player Alexander Ovechkin in company with another athlete – 19-year-old Olympic champion in gymnastics Karolina Sevastyanova appeared on social networks.
Kirilenko and Ovechkin met in the summer of 2011 at the wedding of their friends – a hockey player Maxim Afinogenov and the former third world, 2008 Olympic champion in tennis Elena Dementieva. Eighteen months ago, they announced their engagement this year and planned to get married, but after the unsuccessful Russian ice hockey team at the Olympics in Sochi there is information that the couple decided to postpone the ceremony until next year.
Maria Kirilenko has called off her engagement to Alex Ovechkin.
Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko, who attended the Sochi Olympics together, are no longer engaged.
Ovechkin – Three-time world champion, two-time Russian champion and winner of the Gagarin Cup 2013. Currently, 28-year-old striker is playing in the club of the National Hockey League (NHL), “Washington Capitals”.
At the moment, 27-year-old Kirilenko missed the beginning of the season because of a knee injury, she is gradually regaining the lost position in the ranking of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), where she now occupies 93rd spot.
Russian group rhythmic gymnast Karolina Sevastyanova (born 25 April 1995) is the 2012 Olympics Group All-around champion, 2012 European Group All-around champion and 2010 Youth Olympic Games Group All-around champion. Sevastyanova was voted the most beautiful female athlete from the CIS countries participating at the 2012 Olympics.