Roman Skorniakov

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Roman Skorniakov
Personal information
Country represented Uzbekistan
Born (1976-02-17) 17 February 1976 (age 39)
Sverdlovsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Former coach Tatiana Malinina
Igor Ksenofontov
Former choreographer Alexander Zhulin
Began skating 1980
Retired 2003

Roman Skorniakov (Russian: Роман Скорняков, born 17 February 1976 in Sverdlovsk) is a Russian-born figure skater who mainly represented Uzbekistan. He represented Russia early in his career but switched to Uzbekistan in 1996. Skorniakov is the 1997–2003 Uzbekistani national champion. He represented Uzbekistan at the 1998 and 2002 Winter Olympics, twice placing 19th. His highest placement at an ISU Championship was 7th at the 2000 and 2002 Four Continents Championships.

Skorniakov married Tatiana Malinina in January 2000.[1] They coached each other during the later part of their careers after the death of former coach Igor Ksenofontov.[2][3]

Skorniakov works as a skating coach in Dale City, Virginia.


Season Short program Free skating
  • Jalousie
    by Jacob Gade, D. Brohn
    The Boston Pops Orchestra


Event 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03
Olympics 19th 19th
Worlds 20th 14th 21st 17th 20th 19th 20th
Four Continents 9th 7th 12th 7th
GP Lalique 7th
GP NHK Trophy 12th 8th 4th 10th 7th
GP Sparkassen 7th 11th
Golden Spin 6th
Skate Israel 5th 9th
Asian Games 2nd
Asian Champ. 7th 2nd
Uzbekistani 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
Russian 15th
GP = Grand Prix


  1. ^ Mittan, Barry (14 March 2002). "Age is No Limit for Malinina". Golden Skate. Archived from the original on 7 August 2008. 
  2. ^ Mittan, J. Barry (1999). "Skorniakov's Moves Emulate Boitano". Archived from the original on 12 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Mittan, Barry (28 March 2002). "Move to America Benefits Skorniakov". Golden Skate. 
  4. ^ a b "Roman SKORNIAKOV: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 21 October 2003. 
  5. ^ a b "Roman SKORNIAKOV: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002. 
  6. ^ a b "Roman SKORNIAKOV: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 17 April 2001. 

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