Alexander Shakalov

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Alexander Shakalov
Alexander SHAKALOV 04 NHK CD.jpg
Shakalov at the 2004 NHK Trophy
Personal information
Country represented Ukraine
Former country(ies) represented Uzbekistan
Born (1982-03-26) 26 March 1982 (age 35)
Dnipropetrovsk
Residence Stamford, Connecticut
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Former partner Siobhan Heekin-Canedy
Elena Teremtsova
Olga Akimova
Julia Grigorenko
Viktoria Polzykina
Former coach Galit Chait
Natalia Dubova
Irina Voroninskaya
Alexander Rozhin
Former choreographer Natalia Dubova
Marina Gromova
Former skating club Dynamo Kiev
Former training locations Stamford, Connecticut
Dnipropetrovsk
Began skating 1986
Retired 2011
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 128.70
2011 Worlds
Short dance 52.31
2011 Worlds
Free dance 76.39
2011 Worlds

Alexander Shakalov (Ukrainian: Олександр Васильович Шакалов; born 26 March 1982 in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR) is a Ukrainian ice dancer.

Career[edit]

In his early career, Shakalov competed with Viktoria Polzykina and Julia Grigorenko for Ukraine. From 2003 to 2007, he competed with Olga Akimova for Uzbekistan. They were the 2004-2005 Uzbekistani national champions. In 2009, Shakalov teamed up with Siobhan Heekin-Canedy and resumed competing for his native country. The couple were coached by Galit Chait and Natalia Dubova and split after the 2011 World Championships. He retired from competitive figure skating after the 2011 World Championships. He is now working as a coach.

Programs[edit]

With Heekin-Canedy[edit]

Season Short dance Free dance
2010–2011
[1]

With Akimova[edit]

Season Original dance Free dance
2006–2007
[2]
  • Aranjuez Mon Amour
2005–2006
[3]
  • Cha Cha
  • Rhumba
  • Samba
2004–2005
[4]
  • Charleston: Hallo, du suesse Klingelfee
  • Slow Foxtrot: La Traviesa
  • Quickstep: Dancing Fool
The Mask (film):
  • Hi De Ho
  • This Business of Love
  • You Would Be My Baby
  • Hey! Pachuco!

With Grigorenko[edit]

Season Original dance Free dance
2001–2002
[5]
  • Paso doble
  • Flamenco

With Polzykina[edit]

Season Original dance Free dance
2000–2001
[6]
  • Quickstep: The Continental
    by Con Corad, Norb Magidison
  • Charleston
  • Secret Tear
    by Aria

Competitive highlights[edit]

With Heekin-Canedy for Ukraine[edit]

Results[7]
International
Event 2009–2010 2010–2011
Worlds 15th
Europeans 11th
Nebelhorn Trophy 10th
Finlandia Trophy 6th
Coupe de Nice 4th
Mont Blanc Trophy 5th 4th
Trophy of Lyon 3rd
National
Ukrainian Champ. 4th 1st

With Teremtsova for Ukraine[edit]

Results[1]
National
Event 2008–2009
Ukrainian Championships 5th

With Akimova for Uzbekistan[edit]

Results[4][3][2]
International
Event 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07
Worlds 27th 25th 24th
Four Continents 13th 11th 10th
GP Cup of China 9th
GP NHK Trophy 11th
Karl Schäfer 16th
Ondrej Nepela 2nd
Pavel Roman 3rd
Skate Israel 6th
National
Uzbekistani Champ. 1st 1st
GP = Grand Prix

With Grigorenko for Ukraine[edit]

Results[5]
International
Event 2001–2002
Junior Worlds 18th
JGP Bulgaria 5th
JGP Poland 8th
National
Ukrainian Champ. 2nd J.
J. = Junior level; JGP = Junior Grand Prix

With Polzykina for Ukraine[edit]

Results[6]
International
Event 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01
JGP Final 6th
JGP Croatia 6th
JGP Czech 2nd
JGP Slovenia 6th
JGP Ukraine 2nd
EYOF 2nd
National
Ukrainian Champ. 7th J. 4th J. 2nd J. 2nd 2nd
J. = Junior level; JGP = Junior Grand Prix

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Siobhan HEEKIN-CANEDY / Alexander SHAKALOV: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Olga AKIMOVA / Alexander SHAKALOV: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 12 August 2007. 
  3. ^ a b "Olga AKIMOVA / Alexander SHAKALOV: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 7 May 2006. 
  4. ^ a b "Olga AKIMOVA / Alexander SHAKALOV: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 10 March 2005. 
  5. ^ a b "Julia GRIGORENKO / Alexander SHAKALOV: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 21 December 2002. 
  6. ^ a b "Viktoria POLZYKINA / Alexander SHAKALOV: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 18 February 2002. 
  7. ^ "Competition Results: Siobhan HEEKIN-CANEDY / Alexander SHAKALOV". International Skating Union. 

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