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 Sergei Mikhailovich Grinkov

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Sergei Mikhailovich Grinkov

  • Birth 4 Feb 1967 Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
  • Death 20 Nov 1995 Lake Placid, Essex County, New York, USA
  • Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
  • Memorial ID 5573

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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5573
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sergei Mikhailovich Grinkov (4 Feb 1967–20 Nov 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5573, citing Vagan'kovskoe Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .