Russian figure skater who was simply the 1988 and 1994 Olympic Champ and four-time World Champ in pairs figure skating along with his partner, Ekaterina Gordeeva. He began skating when he was five years of age at the kids and Youth Sports activities College of CSKA in Moscow, Russia. Although he didn’t speak very much English, he known it perfectly. He wedded his skating partner, Ekaterina Gordeeva in Apr 1991 plus they acquired a little girl, Daria in Sept 1992. He continued to be wedded until his unexpected loss of life from a coronary attack in 1995. His skating partner of 15 years and wife of 4 years is normally Ekaterina Gordeeva.