Juri Kurakin

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Juri Kurakin
2012 WFSC 02d 312 Barbora Silná Juri Kurakin.JPG
Silná/Kurakin in 2012
Personal information
Country represented Austria
Former country(ies) represented Bulgaria
Born (1987-08-03) 3 August 1987 (age 26)
Tallinn, Estonian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Partner Barbora Silná
Former partner Ina Demireva
Alexandra Baurina
Coach Svetlana Alexeeva
Former coach Oksana Podtykova
Skating club SK Foxtrot on Ice
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 43.22
2014 Europeans
Short dance: 43.22
2014 Europeans
Free dance 63.34
2012 Europeans

Juri Kurakin (born 3 August 1987) is an Estonian ice dancer who has competed for Estonia, Bulgaria, and currently Austria. Early in his career, he competed with Alexandra Baurina for Estonia. He teamed up with Ina Demireva in 2005 and skated for Bulgaria with her. They are the 2006 Bulgarian national silver medalists. In 2010, he teamed up with Czech skater Barbora Silná to compete for Austria.

His older brother Dmitri Kurakin, who competed internationally for Estonia and Germany, is also an ice dancer.


With Silná[edit]

Event 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14
World Championships 36th
European Championships 24th 25th
Nebelhorn Trophy 16th
Coupe de Nice 11th
Ondrej Nepela Memorial 7th
Ice Challenge 5th
Pavel Roman Memorial 8th
Mont Blanc Trophy 8th
Trophy of Lyon 5th 2nd
Austrian Championships 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd


  1. ^ "Competition Results: Barbora SILNA / Juri KURAKIN". International Skating Union. 

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