Galyna Man'yachenko-Efremenko

Biography

Galina Man'yachenko-Efremenko (born December 23, 1980 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union) - Ukrainian figure skater, speaking in singles and pair skating. Tryple Ukraine champion in singles, bronze medalist in the World Championships (1994) paired with Eugene Zhilhurskym. Silver medalist of the Winter Universiade in Austria in 2005.

Career

Galina Man'yachenko reached the international level in pair skating. Eugene Zhirhurskim they won bronze medals in the world championship among juniors 1994. However, in 1995, during a performance in training, parallel to the rotation LIBYEL, Galina seriously injured - partner cut her face blade of his skate. Galina returned to the ice after 1.5 years already as alone. On the international stage debut as alone at the Winter Universiade in Slovakia.
It was three times champion of Ukraine, twice participated in the Olympic Games (2002 and 2006) and won such international tournaments as «Nebelhorn Trophy», «Memorial Ondreya Nepela", "Memorial Karl Schaefer," was the silver medalist of the Winter Universiade 2005 and winner other competitions. The highest achievement is her fourth place at the European Championships 2002.
In summer 2005, she married Michael Ukrainian p'yatybortsya Efremenko last season and competed in his name. Has finished amateur career in 2006. Moved to Latvia, where a coach in figure skating at "Yurmalski skates." In 2007, bore a daughter.

Sport achievements

Better results MIS system

(The international amateur competitions)

Total: 145.86

Brief: 53.54

Random: 96.24

 

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