Sergei Karev

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Sergei Karev
Personal information
Full name Sergei Anatolyevich Karev
Country represented Russia
Born (1986-03-31) 31 March 1986 (age 29)
Lipetsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Former partner Arina Ushakova
Daria Kaziutchitz
Former coach Natalia Pavlova
Nina Mozer
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 130.34
2008 Europeans
Short program 49.43
2008 Europeans
Free skate 80.91
2008 Europeans

Sergei Anatolyevich Karev (Russian: Сергей Анатольевич Карев, born 31 March 1986) is a Russian retired pair skater. With former partner Arina Ushakova, he is the 2005 Golden Spin of Zagreb silver medalist, 2008 Winter Universiade bronze medalist, and finished 5th at the 2008 European Championships.


Early in his pairs career, Karev competed with Daria Kaziutchitz. In 2005, he teamed up with Arina Ushakova, with whom he trained in Moscow.[1] They were coached by Nina Mozer during their first two seasons together. After the 2006–2007 season, they switched coaches to Natalia Pavlova.[1] They won the bronze medal at Russian Nationals and were sent to the 2008 European Championships where they finished 5th. In the long program, they had a fall on a lift but were not injured.[2] They split at the end of the season.


(with Ushakova)

Season Short program Free skating
  • Bandits


(with Ushakova)

Event 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008
European Championships 5th
Golden Spin of Zagreb 2nd
Nebelhorn Trophy 5th
Winter Universiade 3rd
International: Junior
JGP Czech Republic 8th
JGP Hungary 5th
Russian Championships 7th 4th 3rd
JGP = Junior Grand Prix


  1. ^ a b c "Arina USHAKOVA / Sergei KAREV: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 26 June 2008. 
  2. ^ Наталья Павлова: девушка в моей паре - нервная [Natalia Pavlova: The girl in my pair was nervous]. Ves Sport ( (in Russian). 24 January 2008. 
  3. ^ "Competition Results: Arina USHAKOVA / Sergei KAREV". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 12 October 2012. 

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