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Roman Skorniakov

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Began skating  1980
Retired  2003
Name  Roman Skorniakov
Country represented  Uzbekistan
Role  Olympic athlete
Height  1.76 m

Born  17 February 1976 (age 39) (1976-02-17) Sverdlovsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Former coach  Tatiana Malinina, Igor Ksenofontov

Former choreographer  Alexander Zhulin

Roman Skorniakov 02 Olympics LP UZB

Roman Skorniakov (Russian: Роман Скорняков, born 17 February 1976 in Sverdlovsk) is a Russian-born figure skater who mainly represented Uzbekistan. He represented Russia early in his career before switched to Uzbekistan in 1996. Skorniakov is the 1997–2003 Uzbekistani national champion. He represented Uzbekistan at the 1998 and 2002 Winter Olympics, twice placing 19th. His highest placement at an ISU Championship was 7th at the 2000 and 2002 Four Continents Championships.

Skorniakov married Tatiana Malinina in January 2000. Their son, Ilia Malinin (born in 2004), is the 2017 U.S. intermediate champion. Their daughter was born in 2014.

Skorniakov and Malinina coached each other during the later part of their careers after the death of former coach Igor Ksenofontov.

Skorniakov works as a skating coach in Dale City, Virginia.


Roman Skorniakov Wikipedia

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