Yuri Ovchinnikov (figure skater)

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Yuri Ovchinnikov
Personal information
Native nameЮрий Львович Овчинников
Full nameYuri Levovich Ovchinnikov
Country representedSoviet Union
Born (1950-06-03) 3 June 1950 (age 71)
Home townSan Diego, California
Former coachIgor Moskvin, Alexei Mishin
Medal record

Yuri Lvovich Ovchinnikov (Russian: Юрий Львович Овчинников; born 3 June 1950 in Leningrad)[1] is a Russian figure skating coach and former competitor for the Soviet Union. He is the 1975 European bronze medalist,[2] 1976 Prize of Moscow News champion, and 1975 Soviet national champion. He represented the Soviet Union at the 1972 Winter Olympics, where he placed 12th, and at the 1976 Winter Olympics, where he placed 8th.[1]

As a coach, he led Igor Bobrin to the 1981 European title and 1981 World bronze medal. He is a coach and choreographer for Team del Sol, a synchronized skating team in San Diego, California.[3] He has two children.[4]


Event 67–68 68–69 69–70 70–71 71–72 72–73 73–74 74–75 75–76 76–77 77–78
Olympics 12th 8th
Worlds 11th 7th 6th 6th 7th
Europeans 9th 7th 5th 7th 6th 5th 3rd 4th 4th 5th
Moscow News 3rd 4th 4th 2nd 1st
Soviet Champ. 5th 5th 3rd 3rd 4th 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 4th


  1. ^ a b "Yury Ovchinnikov". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  2. ^ "European Figure Skating Championships Results: Men's Medalists" (PDF). International Skating Union. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Coaches". teamdelsol.org. Archived from the original on 22 April 2016.
  4. ^ "БАЛЕТ В ТРЕХ АКТАХ" [Ballet in three acts]. ogoniok.com (in Russian). 1996. Archived from the original on 3 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Юрий Львович Овчинников" [Yuri Lvovich Ovchinnikov]. fskate.ru (in Russian). Archived from the original on 9 April 2016.