Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean amongst those honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Championship winning coaches Tamara Moskvina and Alexei Mishin also acknowledged at the second edition of the ISU Skating Awards 2021

Olympic champions Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean were amongst the recipients of the 2021 ISU figure skating awards which were held virtually on Saturday, 10 July.

Given the exceptional season and limited season, a total of three time Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented at the second edition of the ISU Skating Awards.

The first award was present to ice dancers Torvill and Dean, who won Olympic gold for Great Britain at Sarajevo 1984. The pair also won four world titles during their time as competitors and were inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1989.

Torvill and Dean also starred in the television show Dancing On Ice, and remain active in the world of competitive figure skating.

In 2018, Dean choreographed Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot's free program, which helped the Germans clinch pairs gold at PyeongChang 2018.

Current coach and former pairs dancer Tamara Moskvina, who represented the Soviet Union, was the second recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Awards. She, together with her former pairs partner Alexei Mishin, placed second at the 1969 World Championships.

Moskvina was acknowledged for her successful work as a coach spanning over thirty years, producing Olympic and world champions like Yelena Valova and Oleg Vasilyev who clinched the title at Sarajevo 1984.

The 80-year-old Moskvina is still actively coaching and helped Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov win the world championship title in 2021.

Alexei Mishin, who partnered with Moskvina to second place at the 1969 world championships, was the third recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mishin was the guiding force behind Evgeni Plushenko's two Olympic gold medals and three world championship titles, as well as 2015 World champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva.

The 80-year-old was acknowledged for his outstanding work as a coach that has helped shape modern figure skating as we know it.

Today, Mishin currently coaches 2019 European champion Sofia Samodurova as well as PyeongChang 2018 team silver medallist Mikhail Kolyada.

The awards were hosted by husband and wife pair of Charlie White and Tanith White (nee Belbin) who are both Olympic medallists.

Charlie won gold at Sochi 2014 with partner Meryl Davis while Tanith won ice dance silver at Turin 2006 with her partner Benjamin Agosto.