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|Sergey Nikolayevich Volkov
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Sergey Nikolayevich Volkov (Russian: Серге́й Никола́евич Во́лков) (b. April 19, 1949 in Moscow, Soviet Union – d. August 31, 1990 in Kharkiv) was a Soviet figure skater. He was the 1975 World champion and an Honored Sports Master.
Volkov debuted at the 1968 European Championship, finishing in 12th place. In 1974, he won the silver medal at the European and World Championships. Volkov won the World title in 1975, becoming the first Soviet men's skater to do so. He won two USSR national titles, in 1974 and 1976.
Volkov participated in eight European and four Worlds Championships. His coaches were Viktor Kudriavtsev (1959–1975) and Stanislav Zhuk (in 1976–1978). Volkov was unbeatable in special and compulsory figures.
After he retired from competition, Volkov worked as a coach.
Personal life 
His sister is Elena Buriak, an international skating referee. With his first wife, Lyudmila, he had a son, Alexander, and with his second wife, Oksana, he had twin daughters, Ekaterina and Anastasia. He died from stomach cancer on August 31, 1990 in Kharkiv and was buried in Kuntsevo Cemetery in Moscow.