Yakov Godorozha

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Yakov Godorozha
2012 World Junior FS Yakov Godorozha2.jpg
Personal information
Native name Яків Семенович Годорожа
Full name Yakiv Semenovych Hodorozha
Country represented Ukraine
Born (1993-05-18) 18 May 1993 (age 24)
Odessa, Ukraine
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Former coach Marina Amirkhanova, Georgi Starkov, Anna Solovieva
Former choreographer Irina Chubarets
Skating club Spartak Odessa
Training locations Kiev
Began skating 1998
Retired August 2014
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 188.26
2013 Nebelhorn Trophy
Short program 63.68
2013 Nebelhorn Trophy
Free skate 124.58
2013 Nebelhorn Trophy

Yakov Godorozha (Ukrainian: Яків Семенович Годорожа: Yakiv Semenovych Hodorozha; born 18 May 1993) is a Ukrainian former competitive figure skater. He is a two-time Ukrainian national champion (2013, 2014).[1] He began learning to skate under the guidance of Georgi Starkov at the Ldinka rink in Odessa, and later trained in Dnipropetrovsk and Kiev, where he was coached by Marina Amirkhanova.[2] At the 2013 Nebelhorn Trophy, Godorozha earned a spot for Ukraine in the men's event at the 2014 Winter Olympics.[3] He finished 20th in Sochi.[4] He retired from competition in August 2014.[5]

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2013–14
[6]
2011–13
[7][8]
  • Factor
    by Angelo Badalmento
2009–11
[9][10]
  • Pictures at an Exhibition
    by Modest Mussorgsky
2008–09
[11]
  • Popodyak
    (Gypsy theme)
  • The Pirates of the Caribbean

Competitive highlights[edit]

JGP: Junior Grand Prix

International[1]
Event 07–08 08–09 09–10 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14
Olympics 20th
Worlds 23rd 25th
Europeans 15th 22nd
Cup of Nice 20th
Golden Spin 14th
Ice Star 1st
Nebelhorn 19th 9th
Volvo Open Cup 14th
International: Junior or novice[1]
Junior Worlds 25th
JGP Belarus 15th
JGP Estonia 8th
JGP Germany 14th
JGP Italy 20th
JGP Romania 12th 8th
Tirnavia Ice Cup 2nd J. 2nd J.
Grand Prize SNP 1st N.
National[1]
Ukrainian Champ. 6th 5th 4th 4th 3rd 1st 1st
Team events
Olympics 9th
Levels – N: Novice; J: Junior

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Competition Results: Yakov GODOROZHA". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Mamienko, Olesya (5 January 2014). Одесский конькобежец защитит честь страны на зимней Олимпиаде [Figure skater from Odessa will represent country at Winter Olympics]. Komsomolskaya Pravda in Ukraine (in Russian). 
  3. ^ "Nebelhorn Trophy – Olympic Qualifying Event – Review". International Skating Union. 28 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Yakov GODOROZHA". Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games. Archived from the original on 6 April 2014. 
  5. ^ Яков Годорожа: Понял, что пришло время дать дорогу молодым. [Yakov Godorozha: I realized that it's time to step aside for youth] (in Russian). Ukrainian Figure Skating Federation. 17 August 2014. 
  6. ^ "Yakov GODOROZHA: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 22 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "Yakov GODOROZHA: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 14 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Yakov GODOROZHA: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 March 2012. 
  9. ^ "Yakov GODOROZHA: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 February 2011. 
  10. ^ "Yakov GODOROZHA: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 17 October 2009. 
  11. ^ "Yakov GODOROZHA: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 April 2009. 

External links[edit]

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