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Tamara Moskvina

On June 26, 1941, Tamara Moskvina was born in Leningrad, USSR. Moskvina was a talented skater, both ladies and pairs, and skated for the Soviet Team for seventeen years. Her pairs partner was Alexei Mishin, who also coaches.

Accomplishments as a Skater:

  • USSR Pairs National Champion twice
  • USSR Ladies National Champion five times
  • 1968 Olympics-fourth
  • 1969 World Championships-second

Other Accomplishments:

  • Ph.D. in Education Science
  • Served in College of Physical Culture in Russia
  • Two state awards for coaching
  • 27 years of experience coaching
  • Served as a judge in professional championships
  • Started a skating school

Pairs Train(ed) by Moskvina:

  • Elena Valova and Oleg Vasiliev
  • Elena Bechke and Denis Petrov
  • Oksana Kazakova and Artur Dmitriev
  • Natalia Mishkutenok and Artur Dmitriev
  • Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze

Moskvina's husband, Igor Moskvin, is also a skating coach. The mother of two daughters, Moskvina currently lives in St. Petersburg, Russia, and trains pairs skaters at the Yubileiny Sports Center.

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