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Fedor Sokolov

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Fedor
Personal information
Full nameFedor Borisovich Sokolov
Country representedIsrael
Former country(ies) representedRussia
Born (1984-12-14) 14 December 1984 (age 34)
novosibirsk
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
PartnerEkaterina Sokolova
CoachNikolai Velikov
Former coachVladimir Zakharov
Georgi Proskurin
ChoreographerElena Maslennikova
Galit Chait
ISU personal best scores
Combined total104.40
2008 Europeans
Short program39.62
2009 Worlds
Free skate66.67
2008 Cup of Russia

Fedor Borisovich Sokolov (Hebrew: פיודור סוקולוב‎, Russian: Фёдор Борисович Соколов, born 14 December 1984) is a former pair skater. He competed internationally for Israel with pairs partner and wife Ekaterina Sokolova. They are two-time Israeli national champions.

Personal life

Fedor Sokolov was born in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union and was raised in Russia. Sokolova and Sokolov were married in March 2008 in Moscow.[1]

Career

Sokolov and Sokolova began skating together in 2003. They originally represented Russia. They decided to represent Azerbaijan internationally in the 2006-2007 season but withdrew from the 2007 European Championships due to a problem with paperwork regarding their country change. They never successfully represented Azerbaijan in ISU competition.

They decided to compete for Israel in 2007.[2] They won the 2008 Israeli national pairs title and placed 12th at the 2008 European Championships. The pair made their Grand Prix debut at the 2008 Cup of Russia, where they placed 8th. At the 2008-2009 Israeli Championships, they won the Israeli national title for the second time.

They withdrew from the 2009 European Championships mid-competition due to injury.

Programs

Season Short Program Free Skating
2008-2009 The Nutcracker
by Peter I. Tchaikovski
Snow Storm (soundtrack)
by Georgi Sviridov
2007-2008
2006-2007 Flamenco
by Didulia
Spiderman soundtrack
by Danny Elfman

Competitive highlights

(with Sokolova for Israel)

Competition 2007-2008 2008-2009
World Championships 21st
European Championships 12th WD
Israeli Championships 1st 1st
Cup of Russia 8th
Coupe de Nice 5th
  • WD = Withdrawn

(with Sokolova for Azerbaijan)

Competition 2006-2007
European Championships WD
  • WD = Withdrawn

References

  1. ^ "A Bit of Symbolism to Begin with". Israel Ice Skating Federation. August 2008. Archived from the original on 18 February 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Ekaterina Sozinova and Fedor Sokolov interview". Israel Ice Skating Federation. 24 August 2007. Archived from the original on 20 November 2008. Retrieved 22 November 2008.
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