Evgenia Chernyshyova

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Evgenia Chernyshova
Personal information
Native name Евгения Чернышёва
Alternative names Genia Chernyshova
Country represented Soviet Union
Former partner Dmitri Sukhanov
Former coach Natalia Pavlova
Former training locations Saint Petersburg
Retired 1991

Evgenia "Genia" Chernyshova[1] (Russian: Евгения Чернышёва, sometimes romanized Chernisheva)[2] is a former pair skater who competed for the Soviet Union. With Dmitri Sukhanov, she 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]

After retiring from competition, Chernyshova moved to the United States and became a skating coach in Utah.[4] She is the former coach of 2010 and 2011 U.S. novice champion, Nathan Chen.[1]

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Sukhanov)

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 Rutherford, Lynn (February 4, 2011). "Chen to move up ranks". IceNetwork. 
  2. ^ a b "World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Pairs" (PDF). International Skating Union. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ Vaytsekhovskaya, Elena (February 22, 2015). Наталья Павлова: "Парное катание - это прежде всего умение терпеть" [Natalia Pavlova on pair skating]. Sport Express (in Russian). 
  4. ^ "2013 - 2014 Coach/Instructor Compliance" (PDF). U.S. Figure Skating. April 25, 2014. p. 47.