|Country represented||Soviet Union|
|Born||Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union|
|Former partner||Gennady Kaskov|
Ilona Melnichenko (Ukrainian: Ілона Мельниченко) is a former ice dancer who competed for the Soviet Union. With former partner Gennady Kaskov, she is the 1987 World Junior champion and 1991 Winter Universiade champion. She is from Odessa and has a bachelor's degree in Physical Education from the Odessa State Institute of Physical Culture. Melnichenko is married to former pair skater Artem Torgashev, the 1987 World Junior silver medalist, with whom she has two children, Andrew and Deanna. They coach at the Panthers Figure Skating Club, Saveology Iceplex in Coral Springs, Florida. Their son, Andrew Torgashev, was born May 29, 2001 in Coral Springs, Florida and competes for the United States in single skating.
|Prize of Moscow News||3rd|
|World Junior Champ.||1st|
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