(biography, photos, videos) Roman Kostomarov
Roman Kostomarov: a biography
Russian figure skater, master of sports of international class Roman Kostomarov — a native Muscovite. He was born on 8 February 1977, in an ordinary Soviet family. His mother worked as a cook, father an electrician. Kostomarov lived in Tekstilshchiki.
The first steps in skating boy did in 9 years — helped the case. A friend of their family worked in the ice Palace AZLK doctor, she offered the rum to skating. The woman knew that the guy dreamed about sports, but for gymnastics, he was not accepted because of his age, and swimming — all without explanation.
Roman Kostomarov with enthusiasm to take up a workout and after a few months, acted in Christmas plays. A couple of years of lessons the boy said Lidia Karavaeva — his first coach. She asked him to skate pairs with her daughter Katya Davydova. Karavaeva took care of a beginner skater as his own son — was invited to lunch in between training sessions, after school walked to the subway.
Further biography of the Novel Kostomarov is inextricably linked with figure skating. He graduated from the Moscow Academy of physical culture, a long time trained and lived in America.
Kostomarov left Russia at the age of 21. He went into the unknown, without money and connections. In Delaware skater lived in a small rented Villa with colleagues and received only $ 150 a month. Daily training takes time, part time strength of the skater. Roman ate in the University canteen or in the «McDonald’s». Often he had to walk to the arena half an hour there and back.
The coaches have not seen in Kostomarov champion, so she paid little attention. With then-partner on the ice, Anna Semenovich understanding was not training often ended in conflict. At age 23, a pair of S. Kostomarov broke up, and Roman moved to new Jersey. Wandered on apartments of friends, we had to sleep in attics and sleeping on an air mattress, live in rented apartments without bed and TV. That period was the period of its formation as a skater and as a person.
In 2000, Roman Kostomarov began skating with Tatiana Navka. In 2002 in salt lake city the pair of them took the 10th place, and two years later to the skaters came the long-awaited victory. At the world Championship 2004, held in Dortmund, they were the first.
The ambition of the Novel Kostomarov and his partner was a medal at the Olympics. They scored victory after victory for three seasons, skaters had only one defeat. Their triumph were the Olympic games 2006 in Turin, when a pair of Navka-Kostomarov won the Olympic «gold». After the Olympics, the pair returned to Russia.
The assets of Roman Kostomarov — 13 gold, 6 silver and 4 bronze medals.
After returning to Russia from Turin, the pair had not broken up. Tatiana Navka and Roman Kostomarov took part in the show «Stars on ice». While the ice project of Ilya Averbukh was one of the most successful and entertaining shows on television.
After «Stars on ice» skaters have started to invite in other shows. In 2007 Kostomarov took part in the «Ice age»: his partner on the ice was Chulpan Khamatova. The Duo became the winner of the project.
And today he is invited to participate in the prestigious ice show in the world. Champion often appears in programs, dedicated to figure skating and the Olympic movement.
In the fall of 2007, the skater offered to try yourself in the movie. The series «Hot ice» was filmed by the order of «First channel» and was released on 3 January 2009. The novel played in the movie the main role. The plot of the film was close to him, as he talked about the hard struggle of skaters for the right to be first.
In 2010, Roman Kostomarov starred in the films «Close enemy» and «treason».
The first serious feelings Kostomarov has undergone a month before the trip to America. His choice was a skater Yulia Lautowa. For four long years, the young people talked on the phone, upset by separation: rare meeting happened at the competition or in between flights. In the summer of 2004 a couple celebrating a wedding. Invited were many, and they all believed that this relationship is forever.
Julia retired from the sport and moved to the Novel in America. Until that time the skater was able to afford my own apartment. After a year of marriage, the relationship was given a crack — Julius Lautowa not satisfied that the husband does not give her attention, only thinking about the Olympic medals. Feelings outlived its usefulness, and they decided to leave.
In 2001, the athlete met with figure skater Oksana domninoj, when they both toured with «Ice Symphony» Ilya Averbuch. Oksana is originally from Kirov, lived in Moscow for six years. Roman was drawn to this fragile, caring, understanding girl, and the characters are the same.
Shortly after the divorce, Roman Kostomarov began to live with Oksana domninoj. And four years later they had a daughter Anastasia. Their couple is the most beautiful one in show business and on the ice. In seven years of civil marriage in their family anything happened — they separated but reconciled again and started anew. In 2014, the novel did offer Oksana — skaters got married, and got married. And in 2016, the couple had a son.