Vladimir Kotin

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Vladimir Kotin
2011 WFSC 167 Vladimir Kotin.JPG
Vladimir Kotin in 2011
Personal information
Full name Vladimir Grigorievich Kotin
Country represented Soviet Union
Born (1962-03-28) 28 March 1962 (age 54)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Former coach Igor Moskvin
Former skating club Dynamo Moskva
Retired 1988

Vladimir Grigorievich Kotin (Russian: Владимир Григорьевич Котин; born 28 March 1962) is a former competitive figure skater who represented the Soviet Union. He is a four-time European silver medalist (1985–88), the 1978 World Junior silver medalist,[1] and the 1985 Soviet national champion. Kotin competed at the 1984 Winter Olympics, where he placed eighth, and at the 1988 Winter Olympics, where he placed sixth. He now works as a coach in collaboration with Elena Tchaikovskaia.


Event 1977–78 1978–79 1979–80 1980–81 1981–82 1982–83 1983–84 1984–85 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88
Olympics 8th 6th
Worlds 9th 11th 9th 8th 5th 4th 4th
Europeans 6th 7th 5th 6th 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd
NHK Trophy 8th
Moscow News 5th 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 1st
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 2nd
Soviet Champ. 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd 7th 1st 3rd


  1. ^ "World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Men" (PDF). International Skating Union. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2013.