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Andrei Bukin

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Alternative names  Andrey Bukin
Height  1.85 m

Name  Andrei Bukin
Former coach  Tatiana Tarasova
Role  Ice dancer
Children  Ivan Bukin
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Full name  Andrei Anatolyevich Bukin
Born  10 June 1957 (age 58) (1957-06-10) Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Similar People  Natalia Bestemianova, Igor Bobrin, Ivan Bukin, Marina Klimova, Alexandra Stepanova

Former country(ies) represented  Soviet Union
Former partner  Natalia Bestemianova

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Andrei Anatolievich Bukin (Russian: Андрей Анатольевич Букин, born 10 June 1957) is a Russian former ice dancer who represented the Soviet Union in his competitive career. With his partner Natalia Bestemianova, he is the 1988 Olympic Champion, 1984 Olympic silver medalist, four-time World champion, three-time World silver medalist, and five-time European champion.


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Bukin began figure skating at age seven, entering the Children and Youth Sports School of CSKA in Moscow. The group trained at a small stadium in Chapayevsky Park near Pesochnaya Square. At age ten, he joined Spartak and began ice dancing, originally training at the Small Sports Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium. In his early career, he was coached by Nadezhda Shirokova and his ice dancing partner was Olga Abankinka, whom he married. In 1977, he joined the group of the famous coach Tatiana Tarasova, who paired him with Natalia Bestemianova. Bukin was the USSR Olympic Team Flag Bearer at the 1988 Winter Olympics. The duo capped their lengthy career by winning the gold medal there and at that year's World Championships.

Personal life

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Bukin married former ice dancing partner, Olga Abankina, with whom he has a son Andrei (born 1983). With his current partner, Elena Vasiuk, a former ice dancer, he has a son, Ivan Bukin, born in 1993, who is also a competitive ice dancer.


Andrei Bukin Natalia Bestemianova and Andrei Bukin at world figure skating

(With Bestemianova)

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Andrei Bukin Wikipedia

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