Sergei Davydov (figure skater)

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Sergei Davydov
Sergei Davydov.JPG
Davydov at the 2007 European Championships
Personal information
Full name Sergei Dmitriyevich Davydov
Country represented Belarus
Former country(ies) represented Russia
Born (1979-03-02) 2 March 1979 (age 35)
Rostov-on-Don, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.59 m (5 ft 3 in)
Former coach Elena Tchaikovskaia
Vladimir Kotin
Nina Ruchkina
S. Melechina
Former choreographer Elena Tchaikovskaia
Vladimir Kotin
S. Rykov
Skating club Konek Tchaikovskoi FSC
Began skating 1986
Retired 2008
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 204.78
2007 Europeans
Short program 70.72
2007 Worlds
Free skate 134.64
2007 Europeans

Sergei Dmitriyevich Davydov (Russian: Серге́й Дмитриевич Давыдов, born 2 March 1979 in Rostov-on-Don) is a Belarusian figure skater. For Belarus, he is the 2006 Cup of China silver medalist, two-time Nebelhorn Trophy champion, and eight-time (2001–2008) Belarusian national champion. He competed at two Olympics and placed as high as 7th at the World Championships (2003) and 4th at the European Championships (2007). For Russia, he is the 1998 World Junior silver medalist.

Life and career[edit]

Early in his career, Davydov competed for Russia. He won the silver medal at the 1998 World Junior Championships.

Davydov moved from Samara, Russia to Vitebsk, Belarus in 1999 and began competing for Belarus.[1] He was coached by Nina Ruchkina in Vitebsk.[2] After the 2000–01 season, he moved to Moscow, Russia to train with Elena Tchaikovskaia and Vladimir Kotin.[1] He competed at the Olympics twice, placing 21st at the 2002 Winter Olympics and 15th at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Davydov retired from competitive skating following the 2007–08 season. He began working as a coach, coaching Katsiarina Pakhamovich among others.[3]

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2007–2008
[4]
2006–2007
[5]
2005–2006
[6]
  • Hymn to the Moon
    by Eugenia Manolidou
2004–2005
[7]
2003–2004
[8]
  • Nostalgia
    by Yanni
  • One Man's Dream
    by Yanni
  • Salutation
    by Eugen Doga
2002–2003
[9]
  • Judith
    by Nick Perrito
2001–2002
[1]
  • Judith
    by Nick Perrito
2000–2001
[2]
  • Australian tango
  • The Mask of Zorro
    by James Horner

Competitive highlights[edit]

Results for Belarus[edit]

Results[10]
International
Event 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08
Olympics 21st 15th
Worlds 29th 24th 7th 18th 22nd 12th 10th 12th
Europeans 5th 9th 13th 12th 12th 13th 4th 9th
GP Cup of China 2nd 4th
GP Cup of Russia 11th 8th
GP NHK Trophy 6th
GP Skate America 11th 8th 5th
Nebelhorn 1st 1st 9th 5th
Golden Spin 11th
National
Belarusian 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
GP = Grand Prix

Results for Russia[edit]

Results[10]
International
Event 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99
Nebelhorn Trophy 16th
Skate Israel 3rd 4th
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 5th 2nd
JS Germany 7th
JS Hungary 4th
Blue Swords 11th J.
Ukrainian Souvenir 1st J.
National
Russian Championships 9th
J. = Junior level
JS = Junior Series (later Junior Grand Prix)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002. 
  2. ^ a b "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 17 April 2001. 
  3. ^ "Katsiarina PAKHAMOVICH". International Skating Union. 
  4. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 29 May 2008. 
  5. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 9 June 2007. 
  6. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 15 June 2006. 
  7. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 5 April 2005. 
  8. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. 
  9. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 18 April 2003. 
  10. ^ a b "Competition Results: Sergei DAVYDOV". International Skating Union. 

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