Rostislav Sinicyn

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Rostislav Sinicyn
Cup of Russia 2010 - Rostislav Sinitsyn.jpg
Rostislav Sinicyn at the 2010 Cup of Russia
Personal information
Alternative names Rostislav Alexandrovich Sinitsyn
Country represented Soviet Union
Born (1955-10-18) 18 October 1955 (age 59)
Nizhny Tagil,[1] Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Former partner Natalia Karamyševa

Rostislav Sinicyn (Russian: Ростислав Александрович Синицын, also romanized as Sinitsyn; born 18 October 1955) is an ice dancer who competed for the Soviet Union. With partner Natalia Karamyševa (Karamysheva), Sinicyn is the 1978 and 1980 Soviet national champion. Following his retirement from competitive skating, he works as a coach and choreographer and was naturalized as a Czech citizen.[1]


Rostislav Sinitsyn and Natalia Karamysheva placed 5th at the 1979 European Championships and 7th at the 1980 World Championships. They won the silver medal at the 1981 Winter Universiade.

Following his retirement from competitive skating, Sinicyn became a coach and choreographer. His current and former students and clients include:

Jana Čejková / Alexandr Sinicyn

Ice dancing

Personal life[edit]

Sinicyn is a naturalized Czech citizen.[1] He is married to Natalia Karamyševa. Their son, Alexander Sinicyn – born 27 March 1996 in Prague – is a competitive ice dancer for the Czech Republic.[3]

Sinicyn and Sinitsyn have both been used to romanize his surname. Sinicyn is the Czech-style version.


(with Karamysheva)

Event 1977–78 1978–79 1979–80 1980–81 1981–82 1982–83
Worlds 7th
Europeans 5th
Skate Canada 3rd
NHK Trophy 3rd 2nd
Moscow News 3rd
Rotary Watches 3rd
Universiade 2nd
Soviet Champ. 1st 3rd 1st 3rd