|| Soviet Union
January 27, 1907|
||October 21, 1998
Tatiana Aleksandrovna Tolmacheva (Russian: Татьяна Александровна Толмачева; January 21, 1907 — October 21, 1998, Moscow), née Granatkina (Russian: Гранаткина) was a former Soviet figure skater, figure skating coach and one of the founders of Soviet figure skating school, Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR. She started skating as single skater and represented "Dynamo" club in the 1930s. Then she moved to pair skating with partner Alexander Tolmachev.
Tolmacheva was the leading ladies' coach. She worked in Moscow. Her husband Alexander Tolmachev headed the Figure Skating Federation of Moscow.
Since 1946 Tatiana Tolmacheva worked as a figure skating coach in Young Pioneers Stadium school in Moscow, established with her help. Among her pupils were Vladimir Kovalev, Elena Tchaikovskaia, Lyudmila Pakhomova, Galina Kuhar, Aleksandr Vedenin, Tatiana Nemtsova, Elena Sheglova, Sergei Chetverukhin, Valentin Piseev.
Her brother Valentin Granatkin was a football, hockey and bandy player.
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