Ice Dance
Date of birth: 20.04.2001
Yuliia ZHATA
Place of birth: Dnipro UKR
Height: 168 cm
TUR
Home town: Kiev UKR
Profession: student
Hobbies: music, reading
Start sk. / Club: 2006 /   
Internet / Social Media contact: Instagram: yuliazahta; Twitter: Yulia Zhata, VK: Yulia Zhata
Internet / Social Media contact (Couple):
Former Partners:
Date of birth: 20.01.1995
Berk AKALIN
Place of birth: Bursa
Height: 180 cm
TUR
Home town: Ankara
Profession: college student
Hobbies: animal rescue, camping
Start sk. / Club: 1999 / Turkey
Internet / Social Media contact: @berkakalin
Internet / Social Media contact (Couple):
Former Partners: Cagla DEMIRSAL
Coach: Alper Ucar, John Kerr
Choreographer: Alper Ucar, John Kerr
Practice low season: 20 h/week Pembroke Pines, Florida/USA
Practice high season: 20 h/week Pembroke Pines, Florida/USA
Music Rhythm Dance as of season 2020/2021
Quickstep: Let The Good Times Roll (from "The Mask") by Fishbone
Swing: Hey Pachuco (from "The Mask") by Royal Crown Revue
Music Free Skating / Free Dance as of season 2020/2021
La Casa Del Papel by Manu Pilas
Personal Best Total Score 52.21 27.03.2021 ISU World Championships 2021
Personal Best Score Rhythm Dance 52.21 26.03.2021 ISU World Championships 2021
13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20 20/21
Olympic Games                
World Champ.               27 
European Champ.                
Four Continents                
World Juniors 17(1)               
National Champ.     1.S(1)           
S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
(1): Cagla DEMIRSAL / Berk AKALIN (TUR)
International Competition Year Place International Competition Year Place
Winter Star 2020, Minsk 2020 5. LuMi Dance Trophy 2021, Odessa 2021 3.
Akalin competed in Singles and Pair Skating at the internatonal level before switching to Ice Dance. Coach Alper Ucar is the first Turkish Olympian in Ice Dance and coach John Kerr is the 2009 and 2011 European bronze medalist in Ice Dance, representing Great Britain.
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