Natalia Gorbenko

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Natalia Gorbenko
Personal information
Full name Natalia Vitoldovna Gorbenko
Country represented Soviet Union
Born (1970-02-03) 3 February 1970 (age 44)
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Former coach Valentin Nikolaev
Retired 1994

Natalia Vitoldovna Gorbenko (Russian: Наталья Витольдовна Горбенко, born 3 February 1970)[1][2] is a former competitive figure skater for the Soviet Union. After becoming the 1986 World Junior champion,[3] she won five senior international medals and the 1989 Soviet national title. She placed as high as 5th at the European Championships and 8th at the World Championships.

After Gorbenko moved to Great Britain, she competed in the British Championships, placing second.


Event 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90 1990–91 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94
Worlds 14th 8th 19th
Europeans 6th 5th 8th
Skate America 6th 5th
Fujifilm Trophy 3rd
Int. de Paris 2nd 8th
Karl Schäfer 1st
Prize of Moscow 2nd 3rd
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 1st
Soviet Champ. 3rd 1st 5th 2nd 5th
British Champ. 2nd