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Oksana Grishuk and Evgeny Platov at the 1994 European championships

Evgeny Platov (born August 7, 1967, Odessa, Ukraine).

He was a Russian dancer, and began skating when he was nine years old. He studied at the Physical Institute of Culture in Moscow.

Platov won two Olympic gold medals and four world championships with his partner, Oksana Grishuk

After the 1998 Olympics in Nagano, Japan, Platov started skating as a professional with a different partner, Maya Usova, until he retired from performing in 2002. He is now a coach at Princeton Sports Center in Princeton, New Jersey.

Amateur competitions

  • World Championships: first in 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997
  • Olympics: gold medal in 1994 and 1998
  • European Championships: first place in 1996, 1997, and 1998
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