Born: Oct 11, 1977 AD
Currently alive, at 35 years of age.
Categories: Figure Skater
1977 - She was born on the 11th of October in Nevinnomirsk, Russia.
1983 - She first began skating at the age of six.
1990 - Yelena sent to Moscow to capitalize on her talent.
1994 - With Oleg, Shliakov they finished eighth place in the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.
1995 - The Latvian federation sent the pair to train with legendary coach Tamara Moskvina in St. Petersburg.
1996 - She was injured, when Shliakov's blade sliced into her skull while practicing a side-by-side camel spin.
1998 - She won the gold medal in the European Championship.
- Yelena tested positive for doping. It was one of the first publicly known doping cases in figure skating.
2000 - She was disqualified from the European Figure Skating Championships.
2002 - At the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Yelena and Anton won the 1st place.
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