PAIRS
Date of birth:
20.11.1981
Yuko KAWAGUCHI
JPN
Aichi
Place of birth:
Height:
154
cm
Aichi
Home town:
full-time athlete
Profession:
Hobbies:
music
1986
Start sk. / Club:
/
Former Partners:
Student
Profession:
Home town:
cm
181
Height:
JPN
Leningrad (RUS)
Place of birth:
Alexander MARKUNTSOV
21.02.1982
Date of birth:
reading, car racing
Hobbies:
Start sk. / Club:
/
Former Partners:
Valentina Razskazova
at Hackensack, NJ (USA)
h / week
Practice high season:
at Hackensack, NJ (USA)
h / week
Practice low season:
Former coach:
Tatiana Druchinina
Choreographer:
Igor Moskvin, Tamara Moskvina
Coach:
Music Short Program / Original Dance
Fascination by Marcretti
Spartacus by A. Khachaturian
Music Free Skating / Free Dance
1.J
2.
15.
National Champ.
World Juniors
European Champ.
World Champ.
Olympic Games
2001
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
1995
1994
Kawaguchi competed internationally in singles, before switching to pairs. Best result: 1998 Mexico Cup, 1st.
Markuntsov has competed internationally with partner Valentina Raskazova, representing Russia. Best result: 1998
Grand Prix de St. Gervais, 4th. Kawaguchi/Markuntsov teamed up in 1999. Kawaguchi admired World Pairs
Champions Berezhnaya/Sikharulidze (RUS) and asked their coach Tamara Moskvina if she could become a pair
skater. Moskvina suggested Markuntsov as a partner. Kawaguchi/Markuntsov are the first pair from Japan to medal at
an ISU Championship (silver at the 2001 World Juniors).
Mexico Cup, Mexico City
Jun. GP Harbin, Harbin
Japan Open, Tokyo
ISU Junior Grand Prix Final, Ayr
2000
2000
2001
2001
1
3
4
3
S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
International Competition
Year
Place
International Competition
Year
Place
8.
Four Continents
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last update:
15.04.2001
16:40:59