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Liudmila Alekseevna Pakhomova

coach , athlete

Liudmila Pakhomova, USSR Athlete, coach.

Background

Pakhomova, Liudmila was born on December 31, 1946.

Education

Graduated from the Lunacharskii State Institute of Theatrical Arts in 1970.

Career

National ice-dancing champion 9 times between 1964-1975. Honoured Master of Sports, 1970. Coached by E. Chaikovskaia.

With her husband Aleksandr Gorshkov, dominated icedancing in the 1970s winning 6 world championships for the Soviet Union. First Olympic gold medal in Innsbruck in 1976. After their Olympic triumph, she retired, but remained in the sport as a coach, making a big impact with her artistic ideas.

In charge of young talents such as Natalia Annenko and Genrikh Sretenskii.