Marina Klimova and Sergei Ponomarenko 


inviting children to join their 


Practices are held at

Sharks Ice at San Jose

1500 South 10th Street

San Jose, CA 95112

Please direct your inquiries to Sergei Ponomarenko 


(408) 476-0083

or by 


Marina Klimova and her husband Sergei Ponomarenko are ice dancers who competed for the Soviet Union and the Unified team. In addition to winning three World Championships and four European Championships, Klimova and Ponomarenko are the only figure skaters in any discipline to have won Olympic medals in three different colors. They won the bronze medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics, the silver medal at the 1988 Winter Olympics for the Soviet Union and the gold medal at the 1992 Winter Olympics for the Unified Team.  Klimova and Ponomarenko married in September 1984 and have two sons, Tim Ponomarenko born in 1998 and Anthony Ponomarenko born in 2001. They turned professional after the 1992 World Championships. They now reside in Morgan Hill, California and coach young figure skaters at Sharks Ice at San Jose, California.  Klimova and Ponomarenko were inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2000.

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Marina Klimova & Sergei Ponomarenko