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Sergei Mikhailovich Grinkov
Birth: Feb. 4, 1967
Moscow
Moscow Federal City, Russian Federation
Death: Nov. 20, 1995
Lake Placid
Essex County
New York, USA

Olympic Athlete. Born in Moscow, Russia, he was a world class pairs figure ice skater. Together with partner Ekaterina Gordeeva, they won virtually every major competition they entered, including the World Championships in (1985-86, 1988-89), European Championships (1987, 1989) and World Professional Championships (1991-92, 1994). At the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada, they won the Gold Medal in pairs and another Gold Medal in pairs at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway, in 1994. They remain the youngest pairs team ever to win Olympic Gold. He died at age 28 in Lake Placid, New York, while rehearsing for a "Stars on Ice" tour. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Heart attack during skating practice in the USA
 
Burial:
Vagan'kovskoe Cemetery
Moscow
Moscow Federal City, Russian Federation
 
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Record added: Jun 01, 1999
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-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014
I found my copy of My Sergei and read it again. I cry every time. It really tells of the love story between you and Katia. You daughter Daria looks just like you. I'm sure when Katia looks in her eyes, she sees you. God Bless
- Terri Barrett-Turner
 Added: Jul. 23, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 30, 2014
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