Zagorodniuk with student Vitali Danilchenko in 2004
|Full name||Viacheslav Vasilyevich Zagorodniuk|
11 August 1972 |
Odessa, Ukrainian SSR
|Former coach||Valentin Nikolaev
Vyacheslav Vasilyevich Zahorodnyuk (Ukrainian: В'ячеслав Загороднюк, born 11 August 1972) is a Ukrainian former competitive figure skater. He represented the USSR until its dissolution and then represented Ukraine. He is the 1994 World bronze medalist, 1996 European champion, and 1989 World Junior champion.
Zagorodniuk was initially coached by Galina Zmievskaya and later worked with Valentin Nikolaev. Zagorodniuk won the 1989 World Junior Championships. As a senior, he went on to win bronze at the 1994 World Championships and gold at the 1996 European Championships. After retiring from competition in April 1998, Zagorodniuk participated in some film and TV productions, including The Christmas Angel: A Story on Ice and worked as a coach in Richmond, Virginia. In 2011, he began coaching in Kiev.
|Season||Short program||Free skating|
|Grand Prix Final||6th|
|Cup of Russia||3rd|
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- "World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Men" (PDF). International Skating Union. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2013.
- "Marika HUMPHREYS / Vitali BARANOV: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 27 October 2004.
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