Irina Lobacheva and Ilia Averbukh divorce · 2007-11-09 13:21
One of the most beautiful couples in Russian figure skating, Irina Lobacheva and Ilia Averbukh, split up.
"The divorce took place 10 days ago. I'm not going to deny it," Ilia Averbukh said. "But I wouldn't like to make comments." He added that he didn't want to make anything open to public.
Irina Lobacheva also refused to make comments, ? "? """??‚?? informs.
Besides, the figure skaters won't participate in any shows together.
Averbukh was born on the 18th of December, 1973.
He used to skate with Marina Anissina and together they won 2 Junior World Championships (1990, 1992), but he fell in love with Lobacheva and started skating with her.
Irina Lobacheva was born on the 18th of February, 1973. Her first partner was Aleksey Pospelov.
Lobacheva and Averbukh are the 2002 Olympic silver medalists, the 2002 World Champions and the 2003 European Champions.
They married on March 10, 1995. They have son Martin born 2004.