Marat Akbarov

Marat Akbarov
Marat Akbarov
Personal information
Country represented  Soviet Union
Born 1966
Former partner Veronika Pershina
Former coach Tamara Moskvina

Marat Akbarov is a former Soviet pair skater. With partner Veronika Pershina, he was the 1985 European bronze medalist and 1979 World Junior champion. He married fellow pair skater Marina Pestova. Together, they have a daughter, Angela.


Competitive highlights

Pairs with Pershina

Event 1978–79 1979–80 1980–81 1981–82 1982–83 1983–84 1984–85 1985–86
World Championships 6th 6th 5th 8th 6th 6th
European Championships 5th 4th 4th 3rd
World Junior Championships 1st
Soviet Championships 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd
Skate Canada International 2nd
NHK Trophy 4th 1st 2nd
Prize of Moscow News 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd


External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Marat (name) — Marat is a common given name for males from the former Soviet republics. Marat means Desired in the Tatar language. Contents 1 People named Marat 2 Other forms 3 See also 4 References …   Wikipedia

  • Prize of Moscow News — The Prize of Moscow News (Russian: Приз газеты «Московские новости»), also known as the Moscow Skate, Nouvelles de Moscou, and the Moscow News Trophy, was an international, senior level figure skating competition held in the former Soviet Union… …   Wikipedia

  • Marina Cherkasova — This article is about the Russian figure skater. For the Russian skier, see Marina Cherkasova (skier). Marina Cherkasova Personal information Full name Marina Evgenievna Cherkasova Country represented …   Wikipedia

  • Sergei Shakhrai — (Russian: Сергей Шахрай, b. June 28, 1958 in Soviet Union) was a Russian figure skater. He won the silver medal in pair skating with his partner Marina Cherkasova.Cherkasova and Shakhrai trained in Moscow under the supervision of their coach,… …   Wikipedia

  • NHK Trophy — For other uses, see NHK Cup (disambiguation). For the 2011 competition, see 2011 NHK Trophy. The NHK Trophy is an international, senior level figure skating competition held as part of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. Figure skaters… …   Wikipedia

  • Marina Avstriskaia — Personal information Full name Marina Aleksandrovna Avstriskaia Country represented  Soviet Union Born June …   Wikipedia

  • Oleg Vitalyevich Makarov — For other people named Oleg Makarov, see Oleg Makarov (disambiguation). Oleg Makarov Personal information Full name Oleg Vitalyevich Makarov Country represented  Soviet Union …   Wikipedia

  • Marina Pestova — Personal information Country represented  Soviet Union Born December 20, 1964 (1964 12 20) (age 46) …   Wikipedia

  • Veronica Pershina — (born in 1966 in Yekaterinburg) is a former Soviet pairs figure skater. She won the 1979 World Junior Figure Skating Championships with partner Marat Akbarov. The pair went on to win the bronze medal at the 1985 European Figure Skating… …   Wikipedia

  • Kristi Yamaguchi — at the 2009 Heart Truth fashion show Personal information Country represented United States Born July 12, 1971 …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.