Olga Pershankova

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Olga Pershankova
Personal information
Native nameОльга Першанкова
Country represented Azerbaijan
Born (1972-01-18) 18 January 1972 (age 47)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Former partnerNikolai Morozov
Peter Tchernyshev

Olga Pershankova (Russian: Ольга Першанкова; born 18 January 1972)[1] is a Russian ice dancer. Competing with Peter Tchernyshev for Russia, she won the silver medal at the 1992 Karl Schäfer Memorial (Vienna Cup).[2] The following season, she teamed up with Nikolai Morozov to compete for Azerbaijan. The two won the 1993 Golden Spin of Zagreb and competed at the 1994 World Championships and European Championships.[1]

Pershankova began figure skating at age five.[3] After retiring from competition, she joined the Russian Ice Stars.[4][5]


With Morozov for Azerbaijan[edit]

Event 1993–94
World Championships 21st
European Championships 21st
Golden Spin of Zagreb 1st
Azerbaijani Championships 1st

With Tchernyshev for Russia[edit]

Event 1992–93
Karl Schäfer Memorial (Vienna Cup) 2nd


  1. ^ a b c d "Olga PERSHANKOVA / Nikolai MOROZOV". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 15 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Results Book, Volume 2: 1974–current" (PDF). Skate Canada. Archived from the original on 20 September 2009.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  3. ^ Ting, Yu Shing (29 July 2009). "Russian Ice Stars At The Blaisdell". MidWeek.
  4. ^ "Tall order for beast on ice". BBC News. 22 April 2008.
  5. ^ Brown, Helen (5 January 2008). "My week: Olga Pershankova". The Daily Telegraph.