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 Ludmilla Pakhomova

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Ludmilla Pakhomova

  • Birth 31 Dec 1946 Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
  • Death 17 May 1986 Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
  • Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
  • Memorial ID 9042

Olympic Ice Skating Athlete. Born in Moscow, Russia, she began figure skating at age seven and was in organized competions by the early 1960s. In 1966, she paired up with Alexander Gorshkov as a duo skating team which led to their marriage in 1970. Together they won six World Championships (1970-74, 1976), six European Championships (1970-71, 1973-76) and the Gold Medal at the 1976 Winter Olympic Games Innsbruck. She died of Hodgkin's lymphoma at age 39 and was posthumously inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame with husband Alexander Gorshkov in 1988.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 5 Apr 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9042
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ludmilla Pakhomova (31 Dec 1946–17 May 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9042, citing Vagan'kovskoe Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .