Chaikovskaia, Elena Anatolevna

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Chaikovskaia, Elena Anatol’evna


Born Dec. 30, 1939, in Moscow. Soviet figure skater. Master of Sport (1957) and Honored Coach of the USSR (1970). Skating choreographer. Champion of the USSR (1957).

Chaikovskaia graduated from the A. V. Lunacharskii State Institute of Theatrical Arts in 1964 and began coaching the same year. Among her students have been such repeated champions and prizewinners of international, European, and Soviet competitions as L. A. Pakhomova and A. G. Gorshkov, V. N. Kovalev, and N. V. Linichuk and G. M. Karponosov. Chaikovskaia has been awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor.


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Figurnoe katanie. Moscow, 1975.
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