|Alternative names||Nina Oulanova|
31 May 1978 |
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)|
|Former partner||Alexander Pavlov
|Former coach||Alla Belyaeva, Andrei Filippov, Rafael Arutyunyan|
Nina Ulanova (Russian: Нина Уланова; occasionally romanised French-style as Oulanova; born 31 May 1978) is a Russian ice dancer. With former partner Michail Stifunin, she is the 1997 World Junior champion and 1998 Nebelhorn Trophy champion.
Ulanova and her partner, Michail Stifunin, placed fifth at the 1996 World Junior Championships in Brisbane, Australia. In the 1996–97 season, they won gold at the 1997 World Junior Championships in Seoul, South Korea. After the event, Filippov moved to Australia and Ulanova/Stifunin joined Alla Belyaeva. They skated together until 1999, placing as high as fifth at the senior Russian Championships.
After joining Holiday on Ice, Ulanova performed with Martin Šimeček for seven years and then with Michał Zych for three years. In 2011, Ulanova appeared on series 6 of ITV's Dancing on Ice, partnered with Steven Arnold. They were voted off in episode 4. She took part in the 2011 Dancing on Ice Tour and partnered with professional skater Matt Evers. In 2012, she appeared on series 7 partnered with Matthew Wolfenden and won the series.
GP: Grand Prix
|GP Skate America||11th|
|Russian Jr. Champ.||2nd||1st|
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