Alexander Vladimirovich Abramenko (Ukrainian Oleksandr Volodymyrovich Abramenko) – Ukrainian freestyle skiing specializing in ski acrobatics, Olympic champion (2018). Member of the Ukrainian national team at the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics. International Master of Sports of Ukraine. Winner of a small Crystal Globe in ski acrobatics of the 2015-16 season.
Place of Birth. Education. Was born on May 4, 1988 in the city of Pervomaisky in the Kharkiv region. Graduated from the Nikolaev National University of Shipbuilding named after V.I. Makarov.
Sports career. He began training at the age of 10, he completed his first jump at the age of 12. Pupil of the honored coach of Ukraine Yuri Kobelnik from Nikolaev. In the Ukrainian national team he trains under the guidance of Enver Ablaev from Mukachevo.
The first winner of the World Cup in ski acrobatics in Ukraine, which he received in 2016. In the summer of 2016, he was injured on a training water jump. The cruciate and lateral ligaments were damaged, as well as the meniscus.
In early December 2017, Abramenko won two gold medals at the European Cup in the Finnish Hand.
In January 2018, he took second place at the World Cup in Lake Placid. In the overall standings of the World Cup, he took sixth place.
On February 18, 2018, he received a gold medal and became the first Olympic freestyle champion in Ukraine. In the super final of the ski acrobatics competition, Alexander completed the Back Full-Full-Double Full jump and scored the best total of points – 128.51.
At the 2019 World Championships in the USA, Abramenko won a silver medal.
Performances at the Olympic Games. Turin (2006) – 27th place. Vancouver (2010) – 24th. Sochi (2014) – 6th place. Pyeongchang (2018) – 1st place.
Personal life. In 2015, he married Olga Volkova, a freestyler. A year later, the family broke up.
In 2018, he married Russian freestyler Aleksandra Orlova.
Godfather of the daughter of Belarusian freestyler Maxim Gustik.