Sergei Vladilenovich Ponomarenko (; born , ) is a n who competed for the and the . His skating partner and wife is . His former partner was .

Ponomarenko trained at in . In addition to winning three and four , Klimova and Ponomarenko are the only figure skaters in any discipline to have won Olympic medals in three different colors. They won the bronze medal in , the silver medal in for the and the gold medal in for the .

Klimova and Ponomarenko married in September 1984 and have two sons, Tim born in 1998 and Anthony in 2000. They turned professional after the 1992 World Championships. They now reside in the United States in and coach young figure skaters at Sharks Ice at , .

Klimova and Ponomarenko were inducted into the (2000).

Ponomarenko is an ISU technical specialist for Russia.

Competitive highlightsEdit

Event 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1995 1996
3rd 2nd 1st
4th 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 1st
4th 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st
2nd 2nd


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