Dmitri Naumkin

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Dmitri Naumkin
Personal information
Native name Дмитрий Дмитриевич Наумкин
Full name Dmitri Dmitriyevich Naumkin
Country represented Russia
Born (1976-07-06) 6 July 1976 (age 40)
Yekaterinburg, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Former partner Olga Sharutenko
Former coach Oleg Epshtein
Alexei Gorshkov
Began skating 1980
Retired 1999

Dmitri Dmitriyevich Naumkin (Russian: Дмитрий Дмитриевич Наумкин;[1] born 6 July 1976)[2] is a Russian former competitive ice dancer. With Olga Sharutenko, he is the 1995 World Junior champion, a two-time Nebelhorn Trophy champion (1995 and 1997), the 1996 Karl Schäfer Memorial, and a two-time Winter Universiade champion (1997 and 1999).

Career[edit]

Naumkin began skating in 1980.[2]

Partnership with Sharutenko[edit]

Naumkin skated in partnership with Olga Sharutenko for fifteen years, training twice daily, six days a week during their competitive career.[3] In November 1994, the duo won gold at the 1995 World Junior Championships in Budapest, ahead of France's Stéphanie Guardia / Franck Laporte.[4]

Sharutenko/Naumkin moved up to the senior level in the 1995–96 season, taking gold at the 1995 Nebelhorn Trophy, silver at Czech Skate, and bronze at the Lysiane Lauret Challenge. Making their Champions Series (Grand Prix) debut, they placed 7th at the 1995 NHK Trophy.

The following season, Sharutenko/Naumkin were awarded gold at the 1996 Karl Schäfer Memorial and bronze at the 1996 Skate Israel. In the absence of Oksana Grishuk / Evgeni Platov and Anjelika Krylova / Oleg Ovsiannikov, they won silver at the 1997 Russian Championships behind Irina Lobacheva / Ilia Averbukh. They concluded their season with gold at the 1997 Winter Universiade in Jeonju, South Korea, ahead of fellow Russians Nina Ulanova / Mikhail Stifunin.

During the next two seasons, Sharutenko/Naumkin finished off the Russian national podium but won gold at the 1997 Nebelhorn Trophy and 1999 Winter Universiade. They competed together until the end of the 1998–99 season, coached by Alexei Gorshkov.[2]

Post-competitive career[edit]

Naumkin coaches skating in Yekaterinburg.[1] In December 2013, he was named the president of the Figure Skating Federation of Sverdlovsk Oblast for the next four years.[5]

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Champions Series / Grand Prix

With Sharutenko

International[2]
Event 92–93 94–95 95–96 96–97 97–98 98–99
GP NHK Trophy 7th
GP Skate Canada 6th
GP Sparkassen Cup 7th
Czech Skate 2nd
Lysiane Lauret 3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st 1st
Schäfer Memorial 1st
Skate Israel 3rd
Winter Universiade 1st 1st
International: Junior[2]
Junior Worlds 1st
Blue Swords 1st J 1st J
National[6]
Russian Champ. 2nd 4th 5th
J: Junior level

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Отделение фигурного катания на коньках" [Figure skating division: Coaches] (in Russian). Sportivny Kompleks "Yunost" (Yekaterinburg). Archived from the original on 1 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "SHARUTENKO Olga / NAUMKIN Dmitri". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 1 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Chilling with a rising star". Cape Times. January 13, 2012. Archived from the original on January 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ "World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Ice Dance" (PDF). International Skating Union. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Президиум" [Presidium] (in Russian). Figure Skating Federation of Sverdlovsk Oblast. Archived from the original on 1 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "Наумкин Дмитрий Дмитриевич" [Dmitri Dmitriyevich Naumkin] (in Russian). fskate.ru. Archived from the original on 24 July 2016. 

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