January 26, 1991
Viktor Petrenko of the Soviet Union won his second European figure skating title in Sofia, Bulgaria. Czechoslovakia's Petr Barna was second, and another Soviet, Viacheslav Zagorodnuik, was third.
February 13, 1992 |
Because of injuries that have bothered all three medalists from last year's World Championships, the men's figure skating competition, which begins tonight at the Olympic Ice Hall with the original program, is unpredictable. Canada's Kurt Browning appears to be the favorite.
March 28, 1992 |
Ukrainian Viktor Petrenko won the gold medal Friday in figure skating's World Championships, and, unlike his victory last month in the men's competition at the Winter Olympics, there was no question that he deserved it. He was not perfect, although two of the nine judges gave him perfect scores of 6.
January 21, 1994 |
Olympic champion Viktor Petrenko, skating to music from Verdi operas, won the men's title for the third time Thursday night in the European Figure Skating Championships at Copenhagen. On a night when his skating failed to measure up to his high standards, Petrenko nevertheless won a spot on the Ukrainian team for next month's Winter Olympics at Lillehammer, Norway. Viacheslav Zagorodniuk of Ukraine was second and Russia's Alexei Urmanov was third.
January 24, 1991 |
Viktor Petrenko took the lead after the original program in his bid to repeat as men's champion, and his Soviet teammates, Natasha Mishkutinuk and Artur Dmitriev, led a 1-2 sweep in the pairs at the European Figure Skating Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.