Dmitri Sukhanov

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Dmitri Sukhanov
Personal information
Native nameДмитрий Суханов
Country representedRussia
Soviet Union
BornLeningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Former partnerOksana Kazakova
Evgenia Chernyshova
Former coachNatalia Pavlova
Former training locationsSaint Petersburg

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
Prize of Moscow News 7th
International: Junior
World Junior Champ. 2nd 1st


  1. ^ a b "KAZAKOVA Oksana / SUKHANOV Dmitri". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 18 June 2014.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  2. ^ "World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Pairs" (PDF). International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 November 2013.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  3. ^ Vaytsekhovskaya, Elena (22 February 2015). Наталья Павлова: "Парное катание - это прежде всего умение терпеть" [Natalia Pavlova on pair skating]. Sport Express (in Russian). Archived from the original on 11 March 2015.
  4. ^ Суханов Дмитрий [Dmitri Sukhanov]. (in Russian).