Igor Pashkevich

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Igor Pashkevich
Igor Pashkevich 2010 Trophée Eric Bompard.JPG
Pashkevich in 2010
Personal information
Full name Igor Anatolyevich Pashkevich
Country represented Soviet Union
Russia
Azerbaijan
Born (1971-07-01) 1 July 1971 (age 43)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Retired 1998

Igor Anatolyevich Pashkevich (Russian: Игорь Анатольевич Пашкевич; born 1 July 1971) is a retired competitive figure skater. He is the 1990 World Junior champion for the Soviet Union and the 1996 European silver medalist for Russia. He competed at the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics for Russia and the 1998 Nagano Olympics for Azerbaijan.

Career[edit]

Early in his career, Pashkevich competed for the Soviet Union and won gold at the 1990 World Junior Championships.[1] He represented Russia following the Soviet breakup. He was sent twice to the senior World Championships, placing as high as ninth (1994), and to the 1994 Winter Olympics, where he finished 15th. In 1995–96, his final season for Russia, he won gold at the 1995 Finlandia Trophy, silver at the 1995 NHK Trophy, and silver at the 1996 European Championships.

Pashkevich switched to Azerbaijan in the 1996–97 season. He placed seventh at the 1997 European Championships and eighth at the 1997 World Championships. The following season — his last — Pashkevich won the bronze medal at the 1997 Trophée Lalique and silver at the 1997 Nations Cup, qualifying for the Champions Series Final where he placed sixth. He withdrew from the 1998 European Championships but competed at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, and finished 16th. He retired at the end of the season.

Pashkevich coached Angela Nikodinov and was injured in the car accident that killed her mother.[2][3] He is an ISU Technical Specialist.[4]

Results[edit]

International
Event 1989–90
(URS)
1992–93
(RUS)
1993–94
(RUS)
1994–95
(RUS)
1995–96
(RUS)
1996–97
(AZE)
1997–98
(AZE)
Olympics 15th 16th
Worlds 14th 9th 8th
Europeans 2nd 7th WD
CS (GP) Final 6th
CS Nations Cup 2nd
GP NHK Trophy 2nd
GP Int. Paris/
Trophée de
France/Lalique
7th 4th 7th 3rd
Finlandia 1st
Karl Schäfer 2nd
Nebelhorn 2nd
Piruetten 5th
Skate Israel 1st
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 1st
National
Russian 3rd 3rd 3rd
GP = Became part of Champions Series in the 1995–96 season (later Grand Prix)
WD = Withdrew

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Men" (PDF). International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 24 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Elliott, Helene (13 January 2005). "Nikodinov's Mother Is Killed in Auto Accident". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Angela Nikodinov's Mother Dies in Car Accident". U.S. Figure Skating. 12 January 2005. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "ISU Communication No. 1467" (PDF). International Skating Union. 23 August 2007. 

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