Sergei Davydov (figure skater)

Sergei Dmitriyevich Davydov (Russian: Серге́й Дмитриевич Давыдов, born 2 March 1979 in Rostov-on-Don) is a former competitive figure skater who represented Belarus and Russia. For Belarus, he is the 2006 Cup of China silver medalist, two-time Nebelhorn Trophy champion, and eight-time (2001–2008) Belarusian national champion. He competed at two Olympics and placed as high as 7th at the World Championships (2003) and 4th at the European Championships (2007). For Russia, he is the 1998 World Junior silver medalist. After retirement from the competitive figure skating Davydov became a coach.

Sergei Davydov
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Davydov at the 2007 European Championships
Personal information
Full nameSergei Dmitriyevich Davydov
Country representedBelarus
Former country(ies) representedRussia
Born (1979-03-02) 2 March 1979 (age 41)
Rostov-on-Don, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.59 m (5 ft 3 in)
Former coachElena Tchaikovskaia
Vladimir Kotin
Nina Ruchkina
S. Melechina
Former choreographerElena Tchaikovskaia
Vladimir Kotin
S. Rykov
Skating clubKonek Tchaikovskoi FSC
Began skating1986
Retired2008
ISU personal best scores
Combined total204.78
2007 Europeans
Short program70.72
2007 Worlds
Free skate134.64
2007 Europeans

Life and careerEdit

Early in his career, Davydov competed for Russia. He won the silver medal at the 1998 World Junior Championships.

Davydov moved from Samara, Russia to Vitebsk, Belarus in 1999 and began competing for Belarus.[1] He was coached by Nina Ruchkina in Vitebsk.[2] After the 2000–01 season, he moved to Moscow, Russia to train with Elena Tchaikovskaia and Vladimir Kotin.[1] He competed at the Olympics twice, placing 21st at the 2002 Winter Olympics and 15th at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Davydov retired from competitive skating following the 2007–08 season. He began working as a coach, coaching Katsiarina Pakhamovich among others.[3] Among his current students are Valeria Mikhailova and Ekaterina Mitrofanova.

ProgramsEdit

Season Short program Free skating
2007–08
[4]
2006–07
[5]
2005–06
[6]
  • Hymn to the Moon
    by Eugenia Manolidou
2004–05
[7]
2003–04
[8]
  • Nostalgia
    by Yanni
  • One Man's Dream
    by Yanni
  • Salutation
    by Eugen Doga
2002–03
[9]
  • Judith
    by Nick Perrito
2001–02
[1]
  • Judith
    by Nick Perrito
2000–01
[2]
  • Australian tango
  • The Mask of Zorro
    by James Horner

Competitive highlightsEdit

GP: Grand Prix; JGP: Junior Series (Junior Grand Prix)

Results for BelarusEdit

International[10]
Event 00–01 01–02 02–03 03–04 04–05 05–06 06–07 07–08
Olympics 21st 15th
Worlds 29th 24th 7th 18th 22nd 12th 10th 12th
Europeans 5th 9th 13th 12th 12th 13th 4th 9th
GP Cup of China 2nd 4th
GP Cup of Russia 11th 8th
GP NHK Trophy 6th
GP Skate America 11th 8th 5th
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st 1st 9th 5th
Golden Spin 11th
National[10]
Belarusian Champ. 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st

Results for RussiaEdit

International[10]
Event 95–96 96–97 97–98 98–99
Nebelhorn Trophy 16th
Skate Israel 3rd 4th
International: Junior[10]
Junior Worlds 5th 2nd
JGP Germany 7th
JGP Hungary 4th
Blue Swords 11th J
Ukrainian Souvenir 1st J
National[11]
Russian Champ. 14th 9th
J = Junior level

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  2. ^ a b "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 17 April 2001.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  3. ^ "Katsiarina PAKHAMOVICH". International Skating Union.
  4. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 29 May 2008.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  5. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 9 June 2007.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  6. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 15 June 2006.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  7. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 5 April 2005.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  8. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  9. ^ "Sergei DAVYDOV: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 18 April 2003.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  10. ^ a b c d "Competition Results: Sergei DAVYDOV". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
  11. ^ "Сергей Дмитриевич Давыдов" [Sergei Dmitriyevich Davydov]. fskate.ru (in Russian).

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