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Elena Vodorezova

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Former coach  Galina Vasilkevich
Coach  Stanislav Zhuk
Children  Ivan
Role  Olympic athlete
Country represented  Soviet Union
Name  Elena Vodorezova
Retired  1984
Skating club  CSKA Moscow
Residence  Moscow, Russia

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Full name  Elena Germanovna Vodorezova
Alternative names  Elena Germanovna Buianova / Buyanova
Born  21 May 1963 (age 52) (1963-05-21) Moscow, Soviet Union

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Elena Germanovna Vodorezova (Russian: Елена Германовна Водорезова; married name: Buianova Russian: Буянова; born 21 May 1963), is a Russian figure skating coach and retired competitive skater who represented the Soviet Union. She is the 1983 World bronze medalist and three-time European medalist.

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Career

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Elena Vodorezova was coached by Stanislav Zhuk at the Armed Forces sports society in Moscow. A gifted free-skater, she represented her country at the 1976 Winter Olympics aged just 12. She was the first skater to complete a double flip, triple toe loop combination. She was noted for a spectacularly high double axel and fast spins. She won the bronze medal at the 1978 European Championships; it was the first time a Soviet ladies' single skater had won a medal at the event. She missed the 1979–1981 seasons completely due to severe juvenile arthritis, which prevented her from even walking for months in 1979.

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She won a second bronze medal at the 1982 Europeans and silver at the 1983 event. She also won bronze at the 1983 World Championships – the first World medal for a Soviet female single skater. Vodorezova placed 8th at the 1984 Winter Olympics. She retired from competition in 1984. She married a former skater and in 1987 gave birth to a son, Ivan.

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She began coaching at the CSKK Club in Moscow. Irina Tagaeva often choreographs for her students. Her former pupils include:

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  • Adelina Sotnikova
  • Maxim Kovtun
  • Elene Gedevanishvili
  • Olga Markova
  • Andrei Griazev
  • Artem Borodulin
  • Artur Dmitriev Jr
  • Denis Ten
  • Alexander Samarin

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    Buianova's current students include:

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  • Elena Radionova
  • Maria Sotskova (spring 2016 to present)
  • Adian Pitkeev
  • Alexandra Proklova

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    References

    Elena Vodorezova Wikipedia


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