Vladimir Petrenko

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Vladimir Petrenko
Personal information
Full nameVladimir Vasilyevich Petrenko
Alternative namesVolodymyr Petrenko
Country representedSoviet Union
Born1971 (age 47–48)
Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Former coachGalina Zmievskaya
Former skating clubSpartak Odessa
Retired1992; now works at ISCC

Vladimir Vasilyevich Petrenko (Ukrainian: Володимир Васильович Петренко: Volodymyr Vasylovych 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 they 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 (ISCC) in Simsbury, Connecticut.[2] He is an ISU technical specialist for Ukraine.[3] He has two sons, Daniel[4] and Anton Petrenko. Daniel was once a competitive figure skater.

Competitive highlights[edit]

Event 83–84 84–85 85–86 86–87 87–88 88–89 89–90 90–91 91–92
Worlds 10th
Fujifilm Trophy 2nd
Moscow News 3rd 3rd 1st
Nebelhorn Trophy 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. Archived from the original on August 31, 2017. Retrieved March 18, 2017.