Igor Lukanin

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Igor Lukanin
FRASER LUKANIN by Carmichael.jpg
Fraser and Lukanin at the 2008 Trophée Eric Bompard
Personal information
Country represented Azerbaijan
Former country(ies) represented Germany
Born (1976-02-03) February 3, 1976 (age 39)
Yekaterinburg, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Partner Kristin Fraser
Former partner Ksenia Smetanenko
Jenny Dahlen
Coach Nikolai Morozov
Former coach Alexander Zhulin
Genrikh Sretenski
Choreographer Nikolai Morozov
Skating club Central Army Sport Club Baku
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 173.95
2008 Worlds
Comp. dance 33.02
2008 Europeans
Original dance 56.35
2008 Worlds
Free dance 87.26
2005 Worlds

Igor Lukanin (born 3 February 1976) is a former competitive ice dancer who competed internationally for Azerbaijan with Kristin Fraser.

He previously competed for Germany with Ksenia Smetanenko. He competed with Jenny Dahlen for two years, representing Azerbaijan. He teamed up with Kristin Fraser in 2000. They are four-time Azerbaijani national champions and have competed at the 2002 Winter Olympics and the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Lukanin was married to Daria Timoshenko[1] from 2000 to 2005. He married Kristin Fraser on December 31, 2010.

Lukanin was the flag bearer for Azerbaijan at the 2006 Winter Olympics.


With Fraser for Azerbaijan[edit]

Event 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09
Winter Olympic Games 17th 19th
World Championships 19th 15th 13th 16th 13th 14th 16th 11th 18th
European Championships 16th 14th 10th 9th 9th 7th 10th 9th
Azerbaijani Championships 1st 1st 1st 1st
Trophée Eric Bompard 7th 6th 6th
NHK Trophy 5th
Skate America 6th 5th
Cup of Russia 7th
Cup of China 5th 4th
Skate Canada International 7th 7th 4th
Karl Schäfer Memorial 2nd
Golden Spin of Zagreb 2nd 5th 1st
Nebelhorn Trophy 5th 4th 4th

With Dahlen for Azerbaijan[edit]

Event 1998–1999 1999–2000
World Championships 30th
European Championships 22nd
Nebelhorn Trophy 6th
Karl Schafer Memorial WD
Skate Israel 4th
WD = Withdrew

With Smetanenko for Germany[edit]

Event 1995–1996 1996–1997
German Championships 5th 4th


(with Lukanin)

Season Original dance Free dance
2008–2009[2] St. Louis Blues Ocean Heart
by Amici Forever
(based on Spartacus
by Aram Khachaturian)
  • Waltz
    by Johann Strauss
  • Polka
    by Johann Strauss
Fiesta de Boi Bumba
Orchestra Mundurucania


  1. ^ a b Mittan, Barry (December 15, 2002). "American Dancer Represents Azerbaijan". Golden Skate. Archived from the original on May 12, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Kristin FRASER / Igor LUKANIN: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 16, 2012. Retrieved June 23, 2014. 

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