Jana Vadimovna Khokhlova (Russian: Яна Вадимовна Хохлова, born 7 October 1985) is a Russian former competitive ice dancer. She is best known for her partnership with Sergei Novitski, with whom she is the 2008 World bronze medalist, 2009 European champion, and a two-time (2008–09) Russian national champion. She also competed with Andrei Maximishin and Fedor Andreev.

Jana Khokhlova
Jana KHOKHLOVA Sergei NOVITSKI EC2009 podium.jpg
Khokhlova and Novitski in 2009
Personal information
Full nameJana Vadimovna Khokhlova
Country representedRussia
Born (1985-10-07) 7 October 1985 (age 34)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Former partnerFedor Andreev
Sergei Novitski
Andrei Maximishin
Former coachIgor Shpilband
Marina Zueva
Alexander Svinin
Irina Zhuk
Larisa Filina
Former choreographerMarina Zueva
Irina Zhuk
Alexander Svinin
Former skating clubThe Arctic Figure Skating Club
Vorobievie Gory
Former training locationsCanton
Began skating1990
ISU personal best scores
Combined total203.26
2008 Worlds
Comp. dance37.98
2008 Worlds
Original dance65.99
2008 Worlds
Free dance99.66
2008 Europeans


Khokhlova began her skating career with Aleko, a children's ice ballet based in Moscow.[1] At the age of 13, she considered taking up pair skating but was too old to learn the jumps so a coach suggested she try ice dancing.[1] Khokhlova initially competed with Andrei Maximishin.

Partnership with Sergei NovitskiEdit

In October 2001, Khokhlova teamed up with Sergei Novitski, coached by Larisa Filina.[1] Three months later, they finished seventh at the Russian Nationals. In 2003, they switched to the husband-and-wife coaching team of Alexander Svinin and Irina Zhuk.[1] Khokhlova/Novitski trained mainly in Moscow's Sokolniki ice rink where ice time was limited, forcing them to move around to other rinks, however, the situation later improved.[1]

In 2006, Khokhlova/Novitski qualified for the Olympics in Turin, Italy, finishing 12th. In autumn of 2006, they won their first Grand Prix series medals and qualified for the Grand Prix Final. They placed 4th at 2007 Europeans and 8th at Worlds. Their breakthrough came during the 2007-08 season. At 2007 Trophée Eric Bompard, Khokhlova/Novitski upset reigning European champions Isabel Delobel / Olivier Schoenfelder to win the free dance, although finishing second overall. They then claimed bronze at the 2008 Europeans. At 2008 Worlds, they were second after the original dance which combined with a fifth place in the free dance saw them finish in third overall and earn them a World medal.

During the 2008-09 season, Khokhlova/Novitski won gold at the European Championships but slipped to 6th at Worlds. The following season, they slipped further in the rankings, dropping to third at 2010 Europeans and 9th at the Olympics. They withdrew from Worlds due to Novitski's injury. He had lingering knee problems from a car accident in 2006 so they decided to split in April 2010.[2]

Later careerEdit

Khokhlova tried out with Lithuanian ice dancer Deividas Stagniūnas and Russian-Canadian singles skater Fedor Andreev.[2] In May 2010, it was reported that Khokhlova would team up with Andreev, who had no previous competitive background in ice dance.[3][4] Khokhlova / Andreev began training together in the second week of July, working on the ice 5–6 hours a day.[5] They trained in Canton, Michigan with his mother Marina Zueva and Igor Shpilband.[4]

Khokhlova / Andreev made their debut at the Golden Spin of Zagreb in December 2010, and went on to compete at 2011 Russian Nationals,[6] finishing fifth in the short dance and third in the free dance for fourth place overall. In June 2011, Andreev injured his knee in a bad fall.[7][8] In September 2011, it was reported that the partnership had ended due to Andreev's retirement.[9][10]

Khokhlova coaches in Moscow and also participates in ice shows.[11][12][13]


With AndreevEdit

Season Short dance Free dance Exhibition

With NovitskiEdit

Khokhlova / Novitski with coaches Irina Zhuk and Alexander Svinin at the 2007-08 Grand Prix Final
Khokhlova / Novitski perform a compulsory dance at the 2009 Europeans
Season Original dance Free dance Exhibition
  • Russian folk: Vdol po Piterskoi

  • Rhumba: Derroche
    by Ana Belén
  • Cha Cha: Baila Baila Comigo
    by Domino

  • Stop
    by Sam Brown
  • Şımarık
    by Tarkan

Competitive highlightsEdit

With AndreevEdit

Event 2010–11
Bavarian Open 2nd
Golden Spin of Zagreb 5th
Mont Blanc Trophy 2nd
Russian Championships 4th

With NovitskiEdit

Khokhlova / Novitski with the other dance medalists at the 2008 World Championships
Event 01–02 02–03 03–04 04–05 05–06 06–07 07–08 08–09 09–10
Olympics 12th 9th
Worlds 12th 8th 3rd 6th WD
Europeans 10th 4th 3rd 1st 3rd
GP Final 5th 5th WD
GP Bompard 6th 2nd
GP Cup of China 3rd 3rd 2nd
GP Cup of Russia 7th 1st
GP NHK Trophy 6th 4th 2nd 3rd
GP Skate America 4th
GP Skate Canada 6th
Golden Spin 3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy 2nd
Universiade 1st 1st
Russian Champ. 7th 5th 4th 3rd 3rd 2nd 1st 1st
Team events
World Team Trophy 5th T
(4th P)
GP = Grand Prix; WD = Withdrew

With MaximishinEdit

Event 2000–01
Russian Junior Champ. 9th


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