Evgenia Chernyshova

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Evgenia Chernyshova
Personal information
Alternative names Genia Chernyshova
Country represented Soviet Union
Former partner Dmitri Sukhanov
Retired 1991

Evgenia "Genia" Chernyshova[1] (Russian: Евгения Чернышёва, sometimes romanized Chernisheva)[2] is a former pair skater who competed for the Soviet Union. With Dmitri Sukhanov, she won gold at the 1989 World Junior Championships, after taking silver a year earlier.[2]

After retiring from competition, Chernyshova moved to the United States and became a skating coach in Utah.[3] She is the former coach of 2010 and 2011 U.S. novice champion, Nathan Chen.[1]

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Sukhanov)

Event 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90 1990–91
International de Paris 2nd
Winter Universiade 2nd
International: Junior
World Junior Champ. 2nd 1st


  1. ^ a b Rutherford, Lynn (February 4, 2011). "Chen to move up ranks". IceNetwork. 
  2. ^ a b "World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Pairs". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on November 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ "2013 - 2014 Coach/Instructor Compliance". U.S. Figure Skating. April 25, 2014. p. 47.