Alexei Beletski

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Alexei Beletski
GUDINA BELETSKI EC04.jpg
Beletski with Gudina in 2004
Personal information
Country represented Israel
Former country(ies) represented Ukraine
Born (1979-05-22) May 22, 1979 (age 35)
Odessa, Ukrainian SSR
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Partner Natalia Gudina
Coach Gennadi Karponosov
Natalia Linichuk
Choreographer Natalia Linichuk
Skating club Canada Centre Metulla
Retired 2005
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 166.02
2004 Cup of Russia
Comp. dance 30.60
2004 Cup of Russia
Original dance 47.84
2004 Cup of Russia
Free dance 87.58
2004 Cup of Russia

Alexei Beletski (also Alexei Beletsky; born 22 May 1979) is an Israeli former competitive ice dancer. With his wife Natalia Gudina, he placed as high as 14th at the World Championships, as high as 9th at the European Championships, and competed at the Winter Olympics.

Gudina and Beletski married in 1999.[1] They competed together for the Ukraine until the end of 1998/1999 season, after which they switched to competing for Israel. Gudina and Beletski the 2000–05 Israeli national silver medalists. They placed 19th at the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Programs[edit]

(with Gudina)

Season Original dance Free dance Exhibition
2004–2005
[2]
  • Charleston
  • Slow Foxtrot
  • Quickstep
2003–2004
[3]
  • Boogie Woogie
  • Blues
  • Rock'n'Roll
2002–2003
[4][1]
2001–2002
[5]
2000–2001
[6]
  • Charleston from Cabaret
    by John Kander
  • Foxtrot from Cabaret
    by John Kander
  • Quickstep: Money Makes the World Go Round
    (from Cabaret)
    by John Kander

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Gudina)

Results[6][5][4][3][2]
International
Event 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05
Olympics 19th
Worlds 25th 14th 15th 18th
Europeans 17th 15th 11th 9th 13th
GP Bofrost Cup 5th
GP Cup of China 6th
GP Cup of Russia 6th
GP Lalique 5th
GP NHK Trophy 6th
GP Skate America 7th
Golden Spin 3rd 6th 7th
Karl Schäfer 3rd
Helena Pajovic 1st
Skate Israel 6th 5th 5th 2nd
National
Israeli Champ. 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd
Ukrainian Champ. 4th
GP = Grand Prix

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mittan, Barry (1 January 2003). "Gudina and Beletsky Give Israel 1-2 Punch". Golden Skate. Archived from the original on 17 May 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "Natalia GUDINA / Alexei BELETSKI: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 October 2005. 
  3. ^ a b "Natalia GUDINA / Alexei BELETSKI: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 June 2004. 
  4. ^ a b "Natalia GUDINA / Alexei BELETSKI: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 18 June 2003. 
  5. ^ a b "Natalia GUDINA / Alexei BELETSKI: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002. 
  6. ^ a b "Natalia GUDINA / Alexei BELETSKI: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 19 April 2001. 

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