|Full name||Genrikh Genrikhovich Sretenski|
|Country represented||Soviet Union|
July 23, 1962 |
|Former partner||Natalia Annenko
|Former coach||Tatiana Tarasova
|Skating club||VS Moskva|
Genrikh Genrikhovich Sretenski (Russian: Генрих Генрихович Сретенский, born July 23, 1962 in Moscow) is a Russian ice dancer who competed for the Soviet Union. With partner Natalia Annenko, Sretenski is the 1988 European silver medalist and three-time (1986, 1987, 1989) European bronze medalist. They placed fourth at the 1988 Winter Olympics and twice at the World Championships.
Early in his career, he competed with Olga Makarova (future wife of Stanislav Leonovich). They finished fifth at the 1981 NHK Trophy. He teamed up with Natalia Annenko in 1982. They were coached by Ludmila Pakhomova and Tatiana Tarasova.
After turning pro in 1989, Annenko and Sretenski skated with Stars on Ice for four seasons.
Sretenski coaches at The Gardens Ice House in Laurel, Maryland. In September 2012, Sretenski was arrested in Maryland on sexual offense charges filed in New York. According to his attorney, he denied the allegations. In January 2013, he pleaded guilty to a charge of endangering the welfare of a child and was given a one-year prison sentence that was conditionally discharged.
(with Natalia Annenko)
- "Фигурному катанию нельзя учить без прикосновений" (in Russian). RadioVesti.ru. September 6, 2012.
- "Maryland Figure Skating Coach Facing Sexual Offense Charges". NBC Washington. September 5, 2012.
- "Attorney: Md. skating coach denies sealed charges". Associated Press (ESPN). September 5, 2012.
- Morris, Chris (January 15, 2013). "Figure skating coach pleads guilty to reduced charge". Adirondack Daily Enterprise.
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