the web site dedicated to the great Russian figure skaters, Olympic
champions, three-time World and European champions, Elena Valova and Oleg
Vasiliev. Elena and Oleg continued the tradition of Russian victories in
pairs’ figure skating after the retirement from sport of Irina Rodnina and
Alexander Zaitsev. The skating style of Elena Valova and Oleg Vasiliev
united the grace and elegance of Ludmila and Oleg Protopopovs and also
athleticism and dynamics of Irina Rodnina and Alexander Zaitsev. Elena
Valova and Oleg Vasiliev were the first pair to perform side-by-side triple
jump. They were the first Soviet figure skaters who turned professional
after retirement from the amateur career
glory – is it easy to bear?
Valova: Difficult. Some people exaggerate
virtues, others - our flaws, and a few of them
want to see us the way we are.
an interview for a
" Poetry in Motion "
offers you the following information about
from the moment of the pair was organized till the retirement from
of the amateur period of 1981-1988
delivered by E. Valova and O. Vasiliev throughout the amateur and
professional careers, with the information about the music they
Large collection of
photographs from 1979 to the present time.
The review of the World Championships and the Olympic
Games that took place in 1980 – 1989 with textual comments and
extensive photogalleries of all winners and medallists. You can find
all this in the section " Champions of 80’s".
is a unique opportunity for a virtual journey through the
80’s, to recall remarkable figure skaters of that time, their faces
and achievements. "Champions of 80’s " presents the information about
the World Championships and Olympic Games that took place throughout
the decade. It includes textual comments and extensive photogalleries
of all winners and medallists. This section is unique because almost
all pictures in the photogalleries were taken during the event they
represent, which will give the opportunity to the visitors of this
website to plunge into the atmosphere of those years!!!
Some pages of the section are still under construction, but they will
be updated with new information and pictures on a regular basis – so,
stay tuned and watch for updates!!!
Everyone who owns and is ready to share any additional information or
photographs of the period from 1980 through 1989, please, contact the
Happy Birthday Elena Valova!!!
we wish you wellness and luck in all your
endeavors, love happiness and health!!!
All the best
to you and your family!!!
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Happy Birthday, Oleg!!!
May all your
dreams come true and plans realize! We wish you to be happy, healthy,
loved and lucky in all adventures!!!