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
Estonia
Born (1987-08-03) 3 August 1987 (age 27)
Tallinn, Estonian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Partner Barbora Silná
Former partner Ina Demireva
Alexandra Baurina
Coach Barbara Fusar-Poli, Eva Sonnleitner
Former coach Muriel Zazoui, Romain Haguenauer, Dmitri Sildoja, Vitali Schulz, Svetlana Alexeeva, Oksana Podtykova
Skating club Grazer Eislaufverein
Training locations Milan
Graz
Began skating 1992
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.

He is the younger brother of Dmitri Kurakin, an ice dancer who competed internationally for Estonia and Germany.

Programs[edit]

With Silná[edit]

Season Short dance Free dance
2014–2015
[1]
2013–2014
[2]
  • Slow foxtrot: Just One Dance
    by Caro Emerald
  • Quickstep: That Man
    by Caro Emerald
  • Lost Generation
    (from "Chronicles")
    by Audiomachine
  • Cerebral Beauty
    by Audiomachine
2011–2012
[3]
2010–2011
[4]

With Demireva[edit]

Season Original dance Free dance
2008–2009
[5]
  • Kill Bill

Results[edit]

CS: Challenger Series (began in the 2014–15 season); JGP: Junior Grand Prix

With Silná for Austria[edit]

International[6]
Event 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15
World Champ. 36th
European Champ. 24th 25th
CS Nepela Trophy 7th 5th
Nebelhorn Trophy 16th
Cup of Nice 11th
Ice Challenge 5th
Pavel Roman 8th
Mont Blanc Trophy 8th
Trophy of Lyon 5th 2nd
National[6]
Austrian Champ. 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd

With Demireva for Bulgaria[edit]

International[7]
Event 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09
World Champ. 30th 29th
European Champ. 25th
Golden Spin 8th
Nepela Memorial 8th
International: Junior[7]
World Junior Champ. 25th 24th
JGP Bulgaria 13th
JGP Czech Republic 15th
JGP Romania 15th 13th
National[7]
Bulgarian Champ. 1st

With Baurina for Estonia[edit]

International[8]
Event 2004–05
ISU Junior Grand Prix in Germany 17th

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barbora SILNA / Juri KURAKIN: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 8 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Barbora SILNA / Juri KURAKIN: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 21 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Barbora SILNA / Juri KURAKIN: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 31 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Barbora SILNA / Juri KURAKIN: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 15 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "Ina DEMIREVA / Juri KURAKIN: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 9 July 2009. 
  6. ^ a b "Competition Results: Barbora SILNA / Juri KURAKIN". International Skating Union. 
  7. ^ a b c "Competition Results: Ina DEMIREVA / Juri KURAKIN". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 1 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Alexandra BAURINA / Juri KURAKIN: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 November 2009. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Juri Kurakin at Wikimedia Commons