Alysa Liu’s rivals







Anna Scherbakova (17)


 She holds the #1 ranking in the International Skating Union (ISU). First senior skater to land a quad lutz. Scherbakova fell short in the European Figure Skating Championships in January 2022, leaving her spot in the Olympics in jeopardy.



Kaori Sakamoto (21)


She began skating at 4-years-old.  In the 2016 Junior Grand Prix Final, she won bronze medals, won a gold and silver medal. Sakamoto was given the Japanese junior title following her victory in 2017. Sakamoto is currently ranked #4 in the ISU.



Young You (17)


   You stands as a 2020 Four Continents silver medalist and a five-time South Korean national champion. She began skating after watching Yuna Kim’s victory in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Currently, she’s ranked #6 in the ISU.



Ekaterina Ryabova (18)


In 2019 she won the title of a CS Ice Star bronze medalist and the 2019 Azerbaijani national champion. Although she hasn’t been competing as long as the others, she’s ranked 8th in the ISU.