Vladimir Petrenko

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Vladimir Petrenko
Personal information
Full name Vladimir Vasilyevich Petrenko
Alternative names Volodymyr Petrenko
Country represented Soviet Union
Born 1971 (age 43–44)
Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Former coach Galina Zmievskaya
Former skating club Spartak Odessa
Retired 1992

Vladimir Vasilyevich Petrenko (Ukrainian: Володимир Петренко: Volodymyr Petrenko, Russian: Владимир Васильевич Петренко; born in 1971) is a former competitive figure skater who represented the Soviet Union. He is the 1986 World Junior champion.[1] He is the younger brother of Olympic gold medalist Viktor Petrenko, and the brothers were both coached by Ukrainian figure skating coach Galina Zmievskaya at Spartak in Odessa. Petrenko currently works as a coach at the International Skating Center in Simsbury, Connecticut.[2] He is an ISU technical specialist for Ukraine.[3] He has a son, Daniel.[4]

Competitive highlights[edit]

Event 1983–84 1984–85 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90 1990–91 1991–92
Worlds 10th
Fujifilm Trophy 2nd
Moscow News 3rd 3rd 1st
Nebelhorn 3rd 3rd
Skate America 5th
Skate Electric 3rd
Universiade 3rd
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 5th 2nd 1st
Soviet Champ. 4th 4th


  1. ^ "World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Men" (PDF). International Skating Union. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "2014 - 2015 Coach/Instructor Compliance" (PDF). U.S. Figure Skating. December 5, 2014. p. 229. Archived (PDF) from the original on December 7, 2014. 
  3. ^ "ISU Communication No. 1467" (PDF). International Skating Union. August 23, 2007. 
  4. ^ Rutherford, Lynn; Kany, Klaus-Reinhold (July 22, 2013). "'Gladiator' Manella ousts 'Zorro' Messing in Aston". IceNetwork.