Aleksandr Gorshkov (figure skater)

Alexander Gorshkov Georgijewitsch (Russian Александр Георгиевич Горшков; born October 8, 1946 in Moscow ) is a Russian former figure skater, who started ice dancing for the Soviet Union.


His father was Georgi Ivanovich Gorshkov ( Георгий Иванович Горшков ) ( 1910-1968 ). His mother was Mary Sergejwna Gorshkova ( Мария Сергеевна Горшкова ) ( 1912-1995 ).

In 1966 he began ice dancing and launched henceforth with Lyudmila Pakhomova. Your trainer was Jelena Tschaikowskaja. First, Alexander Gorshkov was considered a runner with no real perspective. However, in 1970, the couple was the first time after a long time accumulation, both European and world champion and 1976 they were they the first Olympic champion in ice dancing. From 1970 until her career end they were defeated at the European and World Championships only once. This feat managed the German siblings Angelika Buck and Erich Buck at the European Championships in 1972. Overall, it brought Pakhomova and Gorshkov on six European championship titles (1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975 and 1976 ) and six World Championship titles ( 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1976), making it the most successful ice dancers in history are at these tournaments. The Original Dance Pakhomova / Gorshkov 1973, Tango Romantica, later became the Compulsory Dance.

1970 married Lyudmila and Alexander Gorshkov Pakhomova. 1977 Ljudmilas and Alexander's daughter, Julia Alexandrovna Gorshkova born. From 1977 to 1992 Alexander Gorshkov was state- employee figure skating coach. In 1984 he became a member of the International Skating Union technical Eistanzkommision ( ISU). Died in 1986 his wife Lyudmila Pakhomova leukemia. 1988 were included in the Figure Skating Hall of Fame Pakhomova / Gorshkov.

Since 1992 Alexander Gorshkov, the Department of International Relations at the Russian Olympic Committee. In 1998 he was elected chairman of the technical Eistanzkommission the ISU. In 2000, he was Vice President of the Regional Moscow Figure Skating Federation and president of the regional non-profit company "Art and Sport " with the name Lyudmila Pakhomova. In 2001 he was elected a member of the Executive Committee of the Russian NOK. Since June 4, 2010 Gorshkov is President of the Russian Figure Skating Federation ( FFKKR ).

Alexander Gorshkov is now married again. His wife called Irina Ivanovna Gorshkova ( Ирина Ивановна Горшкова ) (born 1958). His wife gave birth to a son, Stanislaw Stanislavovich Belyayev ( Станислав Станиславович Беляев ) (born 1978) into the marriage.


Ice Dancing

( with Lyudmila Pakhomova )