|Native name||Никита Владиленович Ермолаев|
|Full name||Nikita Vladilenovich Ermolaev|
|Alternative names||Lithuanian: Nikita Jermolajevas|
11 July 1991|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Former partner||Daria Beklemisheva|
|Coach||Alexander Smirnov, Lilija Vanagienė|
|Former coach||Nikolai Velikov, Valentina Chebotareva|
|Skating club||Baltu Ainiai|
|Training locations||Saint Petersburg, Russia; Kaunas, Lithuania|
|ISU personal best scores|
2015 CS Warsaw Cup
2016 CS Tallinn Trophy
2015 CS Warsaw Cup
Nikita Vladilenovich Ermolaev (Russian: Никита Владиленович Ермолаев, born 11 July 1991) is a Russian pair skater. Competing with Goda Butkutė for Lithuania, he has won five senior international medals, including three on the ISU Challenger Series.
Ermolaev started skating in 1999. As a single skater, he was coached by Valentina Chebotareva. In the 2011–12 season, he competed with Daria Beklemisheva in pair skating. Coached by Nikolai Velikov in Saint Petersburg, the pair placed tenth at the 2012 Russian Junior Championships.
Partnership with Butkutė
Representing Lithuania, Butkutė/Ermolaev appeared in their first International Skating Union competitions in the 2015–16 season. Konstantin Bezmaternykh coaches the pair in Saint Petersburg. They were awarded silver at their first event, the Lombardia Trophy in September 2015. In October, they won bronze at the 2015 Mordovian Ornament, their ISU Challenger Series (CS) debut. In November, the pair placed fourth at the 2015 CS Tallinn Trophy and took bronze at the 2015 CS Warsaw Cup.
In January 2016, Butkutė/Ermolaev placed 11th in both segments and overall at the European Championships in Bratislava. In March, they competed at the 2016 World Championships in Boston; ranked 17th in the short program, they missed qualifying for the free skate by one spot.
|Season||Short program||Free skating|
With Butkutė for Lithuania
|GP Rostelecom Cup||8th|
|CS Lombardia Trophy||5th|
|CS Mordovian Ornament||3rd|
|CS Nepela Memorial||5th|
|CS Tallinn Trophy||4th||3rd|
|CS Warsaw Cup||3rd|
|TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew|
With Beklemisheva for Russia
|Russian Junior Championships||10th|
- "Competition Results: Goda BUTKUTE / Nikita ERMOLAEV". International Skating Union. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
- "Goda BUTKUTE / Nikita ERMOLAEV: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 9 March 2016.
- "Никита Владиленович Ермолаев" [Nikita Vladilenovich Ermolaev] (in Russian). fskate.ru.
- "Dailiojo čiuožimo varžybose Rusijoje G. Butkutės ir N. Jermolajevo duetas užėmė trečią vietą" [Butkute and Ermolaev finish third at figure skating competition in Russia]. Baltic News Service (in Lithuanian). Delfi. 18 October 2015.
- "Goda BUTKUTE / Nikita ERMOLAEV: 2016/2017". International Skating Union.