Alexander (Sasha) Vyacheslavovich Zhulin (b. July 20, 1963 in Moscow) is a Russian ice dancer.

He won the 1993 World Championships with partner and former wife Maya Usova. They also won bronze and silver medals at the 1992 and 1994 Olympic Winter Games, respectively.

He had a much-publicized affair with rival dancer Oksana Grishuk[1][2], who claimed Zhulin promised to marry her[3]. He went on to marry Tatiana Navka. Together they have a daughter, Sasha, who was born in 2000. Navka and Zhulin eventually divorced as well. [4]

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  1. "Edge of Glory", Christine Brennan, 1998, Scribner, p. 220-221)
  2. "Figure Skating: A Celebration", Beverley Smith, 1994, McClellan & Stewart, p. 204
  3. The end of the Ice Dance Dream Team Grishuk/Platov
  4. Divorce, Skating Style - Part 2

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