Marina Alexeevna Eltsova (Russian: Марина Алексеевна Ельцова; born 4 February 1970) is a Russian pair skater. She represented the Soviet Union until its fall, and, after that, Russia. With partner Andrei Bushkov, she is the 1996 World champion and a two-time (1993 and 1997) European champion.
|Full name||Marina Alexeevna Eltsova|
|Former country(ies) represented||Soviet Union|
|Born||4 February 1970|
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||5 ft 2 in (157 cm)|
|Former partner||Andrei Bushkov |
|Former coach||Natalia Pavlova|
Eltsova and Bushkov missed the 1997–1998 Champions Series Final because Bushkov had a groin injury. They withdrew from the 1998 European Championships – Bushkov's right blade broke during the short program. The pair competed at the 1998 Winter Olympics, where they placed seventh. They were coached by Natalia Pavlova in Saint Petersburg.
Eltsova previously skated with Sergei Zaitsev, representing the Soviet Union.
Eltsova is married and has a daughter. She currently is a figure skating coach at several rinks in the Kansas City metro area.
|GP Cup of Russia||2nd||1st||5th|
|GP Nations Cup||1st||2nd|
|GP Skate America||1st||1st|
|GP Skate Canada||2nd|
|Centennial On Ice||2nd|
|Inter. de Paris/
Trophée de France
|WD = Withdrew|
|Prize of Moscow News||8th||3rd|
- "They weren't rushin': Russian pairs arrive late -- deliberately". CBS SportsLine. 7 February 1998. Archived from the original on 17 November 2000.
- "Young Russians take European pairs title". CBS SportsLine. 14 January 1998. Archived from the original on 3 May 2001.