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Maria Petrova & Alexei Tikhonov - Russia

Petrova & Tikhonov

Maria Petrova
Born: November 29, 1977
Height: 5'0"
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Russia
Training Town: St. Petersburg, Russia

Alexei Tikhonov
Born: November 1, 1971
Height: 6'2"
Hometown: Samara, Russia
Training Town: St. Petersburg, Russia

Coach: Ludmila Velikova
Choreographer: Alexei Steypin

Career highlights

Year Results
2000 1st
1999 4th

Year Results
1999 1st

Year Results
1999 2nd

Grand Prix Final
Year Results
1999 3rd

Skate Canada
Year Results
1998 2nd

Nations Cup
Year Results
1999 1st
1998 1st

Cup of Russia
Year Results
1999 1st

NHK Trophy
Year Results
1999 1st
1998 5th

  • Maria and Alexei won all three Grand Prix events they entered this fall.

  • Maria and Alexei finished second at Russian Nationals to reigning World Champions Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze, but they attribute the loss to "overconfidence" after a strong Grand Prix series.

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