Palamarchuk as a coach at the 2011 World Championships
December 17, 1979 |
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Former partner||Alexandra Tetenko
|Former coach||Dmitri Shkidchenko|
|Former choreographer||Alexander Tumanovski|
|Skating club||Dynamo Kiev|
Dmitri Palamarchuk (born December 17, 1979 in Dnipropetrovsk) is a Ukrainian figure skating coach and retired pair skater. With former partner Julia Obertas, he is a two-time World Junior champion (1998, 1999) and two-time Junior Grand Prix Final champion.
At the 2000 World Championships, Obertas and Palamarchuk were 10th after the short program but during the free skate Palamarchuk caught an edge (right skate) while executing an overhead lift with Obertas – she was uninjured in the resulting fall but he hit his head on the ice. No medical attention was immediately offered at the event in Nice, France. Palamarchuk lay on the ice for several minutes before getting up and leaving the ice on his own but then lost consciousness and was taken to hospital – no damage was found but he was kept overnight for observation. Their partnership dissolved after that. Palamarchuk went on to skate with Tatiana Chuvaeva and Alexandra Tetenko before retiring from competition.
Competitive highlights 
With Chuvaeva 
|GP Skate America||8th|
|GP Skate Canada||9th|
|GP Sparkassen Cup||6th|
|GP = Grand Prix|
With Obertas 
|GP Skate Canada||5th|
|Ukrainian Jr. Ch.||4th|
|GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix; WD = Withdrew|
|Season||Short program||Free skating|
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- "Ukrainian pairs skater injured in fall". Associated Press (ESPN). March 29, 2000. Archived from the original on April 18, 2008.
- "Tatiana CHUVAEVA / Dmitri PALAMARCHUK: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original
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- Tatiana Chuvaeva / Dmitri Palamarchuk at the International Skating Union
- Pairs On Ice: Obertas / Palamarchuk
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