Konstantin Kostin

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Konstantin Kostin
Personal information
Full name Konstantin Kostin
Alternative names Konstantīns Kostins
Country represented  Latvia
Former country(ies) represented  Soviet Union
Born (1973-09-04) 4 September 1973 (age 40)
Riga
Height 170 cm (5.6 ft)

Konstantin V. Kostin (Russian: Константин Костин, born 4 September 1973 in Riga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union) is a Latvian figure skater who has represented the Soviet Union and his native Latvia in competition.

Representing the Soviet Union, he is the 1992 World Junior silver medalist. Following the dissolution of that country, he began to compete for Latvia. He placed 20th at the 1992 Winter Olympics for that country. His highest placement at the European Figure Skating Championships was 4th, which he achieved in 1993 and his highest placement at the World Figure Skating Championships was 13th, in that same year. He competed at five World Championships (1992, 1993, 1997, 2000 and 2001).

Kostin currently works as a coach. He is the director of skating at the Yarmouth Ice Club in Kingston, Massachusetts.[1] He has coached Michelle Boulos.[2] He is an international technical specialist for Latvia.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Konstantin Kostin
  2. ^ Teenage ice skater cuts a fine figure - The Boston Globe
  3. ^ ISU Communication No. 1409 PDF (381 KiB)