Roman Kostomarov

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Roman Kostomarov
Kostomarov in 2004.
Personal information
Full name Roman Sergeyevich Kostomarov
Country represented Russia
Born (1977-02-08) 8 February 1977 (age 41)
Residence Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Partner Tatiana Navka
Former partner Ekaterina Davydova
Anna Semenovich
Former coach Alexander Zhulin
Natalia Linichuk
Gennadi Karponosov
Elena Tchaikovskaia
Natalia Dubova
Skating club SC Moskvitch
Began skating 1980
Retired 2006
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 227.81 (WR)
2005 Worlds
Comp. dance 45.97 (WR)
2005 Worlds
Original dance 68.67
2005 Worlds
Free dance 117.14 (WR)
2003 Cup of Russia

Roman Sergeyevich Kostomarov (Russian: Роман Серге́евич Костомаров, born 8 February 1977) is a Russian ice dancer. With partner Tatiana Navka, he is the 2006 Olympic champion, two-time World champion (2004–05), three-time Grand Prix Final champion (2003–05), and three-time European champion (2004–06).


Kostomarov began skating at the age of nine and a coach put him in ice dancing at eleven.[1] He won the 1996 World Juniors Championships with Ekaterina Davydova.[2]

Kostomarov began competing with Tatiana Navka during the 1998–99 season. They were coached by Natalia Linichuk.[3] They won the bronze medal at the Russian Championships and were sent to the World Championships in their first season together, placing 12th. Linichuk then dissolved the team and paired Kostomarov with Anna Semenovich.[3] He competed with Semenovich during the 1999–2000 season.

In mid-2000, Kostomarov called Navka and asked to skate with her again.[4] They were coached by Alexander Zhulin in New Jersey.[3][4] Navka/Kostomarov won the World title in 2004 and again in 2005. They also won three European titles from 2004–2006. They then won gold at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. Navka/Kostomarov retired from competition after the Olympics but continue to skate in shows together.

Kostomarov has skated with celebrity partners in Russian ice shows such as Ice Age.

Personal life[edit]

Kostomarov married Austrian ladies' champion Julia Lautowa in June 2004.[4] Their relationship ended in divorce. In April 2014, he married Russian ice dancer Oksana Domnina.[5] Their daughter, Anastasia, was born on 2 January 2011.[6][7] Their son, Ilya, was born in January 2016.[8]


(with Navka)

Season Original dance Free dance Exhibition
  • Chilly Cha Cha
  • Rhumba:
  • Samba:

  • Austin Powers

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Part of Champions Series from 1995; renamed Grand Prix in 1998

With Navka[edit]

Navka/Kostomarov at the 2004 NHK Trophy
Event 1998–99 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06
Olympics 10th 1st
Worlds 12th 12th 8th 4th 1st 1st
Europeans 11th 9th 7th 3rd 1st 1st 1st
GP Final 2nd 1st 1st 1st
GP Bompard 1st
GP Cup of China 1st 1st
GP Cup of Russia 3rd 4th 4th 2nd 1st 1st 1st
GP NHK Trophy 5th 6th 2nd
GP Skate America 4th 2nd
GP Skate Canada 1st
Goodwill Games 3rd
Russian Champ. 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st

With Semenovich[edit]

Event 1999–2000
World Championships 13th
European Championships 10th
GP Cup of Russia 4th
Russian Championships 2nd

With Davydova[edit]

Event 1992–93 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98
GP Cup of Russia 5th
Finlandia Trophy 2nd
Schäfer Memorial 2nd
Winter Universiade WD
International: Junior
World Junior Champ. 10th 7th 1st
Russian Champ. 3rd
WD: Withdrew


  1. ^ Mittan, Barry (26 August 2003). "Navka and Kostomarov Close to World Dance Podium". GoldenSkate. Archived from the original on 12 May 2008. Retrieved 13 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Dance" (PDF). International Skating Union. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 October 2008. 
  3. ^ a b c "Navka & Kostomarov :: The Team :: Biographies". Official website of Navka & Kostomarov at Archived from the original on 3 June 2009. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Tatiana NAVKA / Roman KOSTOMAROV: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 15 August 2006. 
  5. ^ "Опубликованы фото со свадьбы Оксаны Домниной и Романа Костомарова" [Photo published from the wedding of Oksana Domnina and Roman Kostomarov] (in Russian). 1 September 2014. Archived from the original on 14 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Oksana Domnina becomes a mum!". 3 January 2011. Archived from the original on 6 March 2012. 
  7. ^ Bragina, Ekaterina (12 May 2011). Оксана Домнина: Подрастет дочка – буду думать о рождении сына [Oksana Domnina: When my daughter is older, I will think about the birth of a son] (in Russian). Istochnik ( Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Второй ребенок родился у олимпийского чемпиона Костомарова и призера ОИ Домниной" [Second child for Olympic champion Kostomarov and Olympic medalist Domnina]. (in Russian). 15 January 2016. Archived from the original on 16 January 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "Tatiana NAVKA / Roman KOSTOMAROV: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 April 2005. 
  10. ^ a b "Tatiana NAVKA / Roman KOSTOMAROV: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 June 2004. 
  11. ^ a b "Tatiana NAVKA / Roman KOSTOMAROV: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 18 June 2003. 
  12. ^ a b "Tatiana NAVKA / Roman KOSTOMAROV: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002. 
  13. ^ a b c "Navka & Kostomarov :: The Skating :: Programs". Tatiana Navka & Roman Kostomarov: Official Website. Archived from the original on 20 October 2008. 
  14. ^ a b c d "Tatiana NAVKA / Roman KOSTOMAROV: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 19 April 2001. 

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