Evgenia Filonenko

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Evgenia Filonenko
Personal information
Country represented Ukraine
Born (1982-08-12) 12 August 1982 (age 32)
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.54 m (5 ft 12 in)
Former partner Igor Marchenko
Aleksandr Chestnikh

Evgenia Filonenko (Ukrainian: Євгенія Філоненко, born 12 August 1982) is a Ukrainian former pair skater. She competed with Igor Marchenko and Aleksandr Chestnikh. With Marchenko, she placed 11th at the 1998 Winter Olympics. They won two medals at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships, a silver in 1996 and a bronze in 1995. They are the 1998 Ukrainian national champions.

After her partnership with Marchenko dissolved, Filonenko paired up with Aleksandr Chestnikh to skate for Georgia. They competed at the 2000 World Figure Skating Championships and European Figure Skating Championships, placing 16th both times.

She is the first cousin of Julia Obertas.[1]


(with Marchenko)

Event 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99
Winter Olympics 11th
World Championships 12th
European Championships 11th 11th 6th 9th
Ukrainian Championships 4th 1st 1st 1st
Cup of Russia 8th
Sparkassen Cup on Ice 3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st
Skate Israel 1st


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