Dmitri Sukhanov

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Dmitri Sukhanov
Personal information
Native name Дмитрий Суханов
Country represented Russia
Soviet Union
Born Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Former partner Oksana Kazakova
Evgenia Chernyshova
Former coach Natalia Pavlova
Former training locations Saint Petersburg
Retired 1995

Dmitri Sukhanov (Russian: Дмитрий Суханов) is a Russian pair skater. Competing for the Soviet Union with Evgenia Chernyshova, he won gold at the 1989 World Junior Championships, after taking silver a year earlier.[2] They were coached by Natalia Pavlova in Saint Petersburg.[3] Sukhanov later competed with Oksana Kazakova for Russia, winning silver at the 1994 Nations Cup.

In 1995, Sukhanov retired from competition and moved to England. He began performing in shows in 1996 with his partner and wife Fiona Zaldua; they continue to perform as adagio pair skaters worldwide.


With Kazakova[edit]

Event 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94 1994–95
World Champ. 15th
Nations Cup 3rd 2nd
NHK Trophy 4th
Skate Canada 6th
Czech Skate 2nd
Russian Champ. 4th 5th 4th
Soviet Champ. 4th

With Chernyshova[edit]

Event 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90 1990–91
International de Paris 2nd
Winter Universiade 2nd
International: Junior
World Junior Champ. 2nd 1st