Elena Batanova

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Elena Batanova
Personal information
Full name Elena Borisovna Batanova
Country represented Soviet Union
Born (1964-07-24) 24 July 1964 (age 53)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Former partner Alexei Soloviev
Andrei Antonov
Former coach Tatiana Tarasova
Lyudmila Pakhomova

Elena Borisovna Batanova (Russian: Елена Борисовна Батанова) is a former competitive ice dancer for the Soviet Union. She is a two-time (1980, 1981) World Junior champion with partner Alexei Soloviev.[1] On the senior level, they won the 1982 NHK Trophy and 1984 Soviet national title. They were coached by Lyudmila Pakhomova[2] and later Tatiana Tarasova. Earlier, Batanova competed with Andrei Antonov, with whom she is the 1979 World Junior silver medalist.[1]

Batanova is the daughter of football player Boris Batanov.[3] She is married to hockey player Igor Larionov, with whom she has two daughters and a son.[4]


With Soloviev[edit]

Event 1979–80 1980–81 1981–82 1982–83 1983–84 1984–85
Worlds 8th 7th
NHK Trophy 1st 2nd
Moscow News 4th
St. Ivel 3rd
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 1st 1st
Soviet Champ. 4th 1st

With Antonov[edit]

Event 1979
World Junior Championships 2nd


  1. ^ a b "World Junior Figure Skating Championships: ISU Results: Dance" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-30.  (11.0 KB)
  2. ^ Пахомова заразила Горшкова фанатизмом . РОДНАЯ ГАЗЕТА № 45(181) (in Russian). 2006-11-23. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. 
  3. ^ Твой собеседник чемпион . Smena (in Russian). December 1984. Archived from the original on January 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ Trakhtenberg, Leonid (17 July 2000). "Игорь ЛАРИОНОВ: КАНАДСКИЙ ПРОФИ ИЗ ВОСКРЕСЕНСКА, ОТ WOODLYNNE DRIVE ДО МЕДВЕДЕВО". sport-express.ru (in Russian). Archived from the original on January 18, 2012.