Margus Hernits

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Margus Hernits
Personal information
Alternative names Margus Kulkov
Country represented Estonia
Born (1976-10-02) October 2, 1976 (age 40)
Tallinn, Estonia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Former coach Peeter Kulkov, Viktoria Leontjeva, Tiiu Valgemäe
Former choreographer Sandra Schär
Former skating club Figure Skating Club Tallinn
Former training locations Tallinn
Began skating 1979
Retired 2002

Margus Hernits, also credited as Margus Kulkov[1][2] (born October 2, 1976)[3] is an Estonian former competitive figure skater. An eight-time Estonian national champion, he competed in the 1998 Winter Olympics and the 2002 Winter Olympics, placing 20th and 27th respectively. After retiring from competition, he became a technical specialist and vice-president of the Estonian Skating Union.[4]


Season Short program Free skating


Event 91–92 92–93 93–94 94–95 95–96 96–97 97–98 98–99 99–00 00–01 01–02
Olympics 25th 20th 27th
Worlds 33rd 30th 28th 37th 18th 19th 43rd WD
Europeans 22nd 16th 16th 13th 15th
Finlandia 10th
Nebelhorn 8th 3rd
Nepela 5th
Piruetten 2nd
Skate Israel 9th
Universiade 17th
Estonian 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 1st
WD: Withdrew


  1. ^ a b "Margus Hernits (Margus Kulkov)" (in Estonian). Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "HERNITS, MARGUS" (in Estonian). Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Margus HERNITS". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 20 April 2016. 
  4. ^ Laks, Tiiu (16 January 2010). "Margus Hernits: suurhalli jääl läheb põnevaks". Eesti Päevaleht (in Estonian). Delfi (web portal). 
  5. ^ "Margus HERNITS: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 13 April 2002. 

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