Marat Akbarov

Marat_Akbarov

Competitive Skating

Feb 3, 1961 Born in Yekaterinburg (old Sverdlovsk), Russia
1968 Began skating in "Lokomotiv" Skating Club Sverdlovsk, Russia with coach Alexander Rogin
1975 Teamed up with skating partner Veronica Pershina
1977 Won all pair Junior Competition in Russia
1978 Moved to Moscow to train with famous World coach Stanislav Zhuk
1979 With partner Veronica Pershina, won USSR Junior National Championship and became the first Russian Junior Pair Team who won Junior World Championship (Augsburg Germany, December 1979)
1981 Won USSR Senior National Championship and became Champions in USSR Cup
1982 Moved to train with coach Irina Rodnina (three times Olympic Champion in Figure Skating)
1985 Won Bronze Medals at European Championship
1986 Started to skate as principal skaters in the "Russian All Stars" ice Company under the direction of Tatiana Tarasova

Professional Skating

1989 - 1996 Principal skater in "Russian All Stars" company under artistic director and well known coach of many Olympic Champions Tatiana Tarasova
1997 Began working in one of the most prestigious and popular Worldwide ice shows "Disney on Ice" by Feld Entertainment Production

Education

1968 - 1978 High School Yekaterinburg, Russia
1978 - 1984 Central Institute of Physical Culture Moscow, Russia
Degree in Physical Culture Education with specializing in Figure Skating

 

Member of...

USFS
PSA
WFSC
USFS
PSA
WFSC