Olga Markova (figure skater)

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Olga Markova
1993. From left: Olga Markova, Krisztina Czakó, Tanja Szewczenko
Personal information
Full name Olga Dmitriyevna Markova
Country represented  Russia
Born (1974-01-22) 22 January 1974 (age 41)
Height 160 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Former coach Elena Buyanova
Skating club CSKA
Retired 1998

Olga Dmitriyevna Markova (born 22 January 1974) is a Russian former competitive figure skater who currently works as a coach, choreographer, and technical specialist. As a competitive skater, she won the bronze medal at the 1994 European Figure Skating Championships and the silver at the 1995 European Championships. She also was a Russian National Champion and was known for her artistry and avant garde style. Her highest placement at the World Figure Skating Championships was fifth, which she achieved in 1995. In 1998 she turned professional and earned a silver medal at the World Professional Figure Skating Championships in Jaca, Spain. Markova has coached and choreographed for Kristina Oblasova and currently coaches Adrian Alvarado.

She is an ISU Technical Specialist for Russia.[1]


Event 1990–91 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98
Worlds 10th 5th 12th
Europeans 12th 3rd 2nd 11th 8th
Grand Prix Final 6th 5th
Skate America 7th
Skate Canada 2nd 4th 6th
Trophée Lalique 4th
Cup of Russia 3rd 2nd
NHK Trophy 7th 5th 3rd
Nations Cup 4th
Karl Schäfer 3rd
Nebelhorn 2nd
Russian Champ. 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 2nd 9th
Soviet Champ. 4th


  1. ^ ISU Communication No. 1467 PDF

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