Zhovnirski in December 2014
|Native name||Владислав Владимирович Жовнирский|
|Full name||Vladislav Vladimirovich Zhovnirski|
12 July 1978 |
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Former partner||Victoria Maxiuta
Vladislav Vladimirovich Zhovnirski (Russian: Владислав Владимирович Жовнирский; born 12 July 1978) is a Russian pair skating coach and former competitor. With Victoria Maxiuta, he is the 1996 World Junior champion, 1997 Ondrej Nepela Memorial champion, 1998 Skate America bronze medalist, and 1999 Winter Universiade champion.
Zhovnirski was born 12 July 1978 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union. He lives in Moscow, Russia. He is married to Russian former pair skater Arina Ushakova, with whom he has a child (born c. 2016).
Partnership with Maxiuta
Zhovnirski competed for Russia and began appearing internationally with Victoria Maxiuta in 1993. They were awarded gold at the 1996 World Junior Championships, held from November to December 1995 in Brisbane, Australia.
The pair's first senior international medal, gold, came at the Ondrej Nepela Memorial in September 1996. Maxiuta/Zhovnirski went on to take bronze at the 1997 World Junior Championships, held in November 1996 in Seoul, South Korea; bronze at the 1998 World Junior Championships in December 1997 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada; and silver at the 1997–98 Junior Series Final in March 1998 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Maxiuta/Zhovnirski began the 1998–99 season with gold medals at both of their Junior Grand Prix assignments – in Sofia, Bulgaria, and Chemnitz, Germany – before winning bronze at a senior Grand Prix event, the 1998 Skate America. In November 1998, the pair stepped onto the World Junior Championship podium for the fourth consecutive year, taking bronze in Zagreb, Croatia. In January 1999, they outscored Pang Qing / Tong Jian for gold at the Winter Universiade in Žilina, Slovakia. In March, they took bronze at the Junior Grand Prix Final in Detroit. The pair was coached by Nina Mozer.
Following the end of his competitive career, he began working as a pairs coach in collaboration with Nina Mozer in Moscow. His students include 2012 JGP Final champions Lina Fedorova / Maxim Miroshkin and Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov (from mid-2013).
|GP Skate America||3rd|
|Blue Swords||3rd J||2nd|
|Ukrainian Souvenir||6th J|
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