Sergey Kononykhin

Sergey Nikolaevich Kononykhin (Russian: Сергей Николаевич Кононыхин; born September 1, 1940, Moscow) is a Soviet sports commentator (figure skating), a judge of figure skating competitions on skates. Master of Sports of the USSR in figure skating. Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation.

Sergey Kononykhin
Sergey Nikolaevich Kononykhin

(1940-09-01) 1 September 1940 (age 81)
OccupationTV commentator, journalist, sports functionary


He graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute, Academy of Social Sciences under the CPSU Central Committee.[1]

Judge of the international category. In this capacity he worked at the Winter Olympics of 1980 and 1988, World and European Championships (1974-1988).[2]

On television since 1967. He worked as an editor and commentator of the department of science, commentator of sports editorial staff of the Central Television and All-Union Radio. He was also the editor-in-chief of the Main Editorial Board of the Cinema Programs of the Central Television.[3]

From 1992 to 1995 he was the director of the studio of sports programs of RGTRK Ostankino.[3]

Vice-president of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia (since June 4, 2010).[1] Member of the Management Commission ISU.


  1. ^ a b Сергей Николаевич Кононыхин — Спортивная Россия
  2. ^ Сергей Кононыхин: жизнь, отданная любимому спорту
  3. ^ a b "Мастер-класс Сергея Кононыхина". High School of Television. 2011-03-23.

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