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Oleksandr Abramenko

Freestyle Skiing UKR

Oleksandr Abramenko

Oleksandr Abramenko
  • Birth date 5/04/1988
  • Birthplace Pervomaysk
  • Residence Mykolayiv
  • Height/Weight 5'10"/ 176 lbs
  • Olympics 2006, 2010, 2014

Biography

  • Residence
  • Mykolayiv, UKR
  • Club / Team
  • Armed Forces: Ukraine
  • Hobbies
  • Wakeboarding. (winter.sport.ua, 16 Mar 2016)
  • Injuries
  • In 2016 he underwent knee surgery and was out of action for half a year. Following a period of rehabilitation, he began training again in April 2017. (niknews.mk.ua, 19 May 2017; isport.ua, 11 Apr 2017)
  • Memorable sporting achievement
  • Winning the overall aerials title for the 2015/16 World Cup season. (winter.sport.ua, 16 Mar 2016)
  • Famous relatives
  • His partner Alexandra Orlova has represented the Russian Federation in freestyle skiing. She placed 20th in aerials at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. His father used to play football professionally. (SportsDeskOnline, 22 Nov 2017; sport-express.ua, 18 Mar 2015)
  • Why this sport?
  • He loves the risk and excitement of freestyle skiing.
  • Hero / Idol
  • Ukranian pole vaulter Sergei Bubka. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2014)
  • Ambitions
  • To compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (niknews.mk.ua, 19 May 2017)
  • Awards and honours
  • He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 13 May 2017)
  • Name of coach
  • Yury Kobelnyk, UKR; Maksym Neskoromny, UKR
  • When and where did you begin this sport?
  • He took up the sport in 2002 in Mykolayiv, Ukraine.
  • Occupation
  • Athlete
  • Languages
  • Russian, Ukrainian
  • Nicknames
  • Sasha (sport-express.ua, 18 Mar 2015)
  • Sporting philosophy / motto
  • "Do what you can." (Athlete, 08 Feb 2014)
  • Family
  • Partner Alexandra Orlova
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