Sergei Karev

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Sergei Karev
Personal information
Native name Сергей Анатольевич Карев
Full name Sergei Anatolyevich Karev
Country represented Russia
Born (1986-03-31) 31 March 1986 (age 31)
Lipetsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Former partner Arina Ushakova
Daria Kaziutchitz
Former coach Natalia Pavlova
Nina Mozer
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 130.34
2008 Europeans
Short program 49.43
2008 Europeans
Free skate 80.91
2008 Europeans

Sergei Anatolyevich Karev (Russian: Сергей Анатольевич Карев, born 31 March 1986) is a Russian retired pair skater. With former partner Arina Ushakova, he is the 2005 Golden Spin of Zagreb silver medalist and 2007 Winter Universiade bronze medalist. They placed 5th at the 2008 European Championships.


Early in his pairs career, Karev competed with Daria Kaziutchitz.[1] They placed 9th at the 2005 Russian Championships and 5th at the Russian Junior Championships.[2]

In 2005, Karev teamed up with Arina Ushakova, with whom he trained in Moscow.[3] Originally coached by Nina Mozer, the pair switched to Natalia Pavlova ahead of the 2007–08 season.[3] Ushakova/Karev won the bronze medal at the 2008 Russian Nationals and were sent to the 2008 European Championships where they finished 5th. In the long program, they had a fall on a lift but were not injured.[4] They split at the end of the season.[5]


(with Ushakova)

Season Short program Free skating
  • Bandits


JGP: Junior Grand Prix

With Ushakova[edit]

Event 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08
European Champ. 5th
Golden Spin 2nd
Nebelhorn Trophy 5th
Winter Universiade 3rd
International: Junior[6]
JGP Czech Republic 8th
JGP Hungary 5th
Russian Champ. 7th 4th 3rd

With Kaziutchitz[edit]

Event 2003–04 2004–05
Russian Championships 9th
Russian Junior Champ. 6th 5th


  1. ^ "Daria KAZUCHIZ / Sergei KAREV". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 12 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Сергей Анатольевич Карев [Sergei Anatolyevich Karev] (in Russian). 
  3. ^ a b c "Arina USHAKOVA / Sergei KAREV: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 26 June 2008. 
  4. ^ Наталья Павлова: девушка в моей паре - нервная [Natalia Pavlova: The girl in my pair was nervous]. Ves Sport ( (in Russian). 24 January 2008. 
  5. ^ Alexeyev, Oleg; Simonenko, Andrei (25 October 2008). Тарасова вернулась. Ждем Плющенко? (in Russian). Sovetsky Sport. Archived from the original on 31 October 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Competition Results: Arina USHAKOVA / Sergei KAREV". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 12 October 2012. 

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