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Olympics – 1988 Calgary – Men’s Figure Skating – USSR Viktor Petrenko

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Viktor Vasyliovych Petrenko (Ukrainian: Віктор Васильович Петренко; born 27 June 1969) is a Ukrainian former competitive figure skater….who represented the Soviet Union….the Unified Team….and Ukraine during his career.  He is the 1992 Olympic Champion for the Unified Team at Albertville, CN.  Petrenko became the first flagbearer for Ukraine.  Petrenko currently lives in the United States and works as an ISU Technical Specialist, tours professionally, and coaches figure skating.  In this video,  Viktor is 17 years old….competing in his first Olympics at the 1988 Calgary Games….where he won Bronze….as he was truly an outstanding figure skater.

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