Levandi in 2010
|Full name||Anna Anatolevna Levandi|
|Alternative names||Anna Kondrashova|
|Country represented|| Soviet Union|
|Born||30 June 1965|
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)|
|Skating club||Trud Moskva|
Anna Anatolevna Levandi (Russian: Анна Анатольевна Леванди, née Kondrashova, Кондрашова; born 30 June 1965) is a Russian former competitive figure skater who represented the Soviet Union in international competition. She was the 1984 World silver medalist and four-time European bronze medalist. She competed at two Winter Olympic Games.
Following her marriage, she took her husband's surname and moved to Estonia. She works as a coach in Tallinn.
Anna Kondrashova was born in Moscow, then part of the Russian SFSR in the Soviet Union. She is married to Allar Levandi, an Estonian Olympic Nordic combined skier. They live in Tallinn. Their son, Arlet Levandi, is a figure skater who competes for Estonia.
Kondrashova began competing at senior ISU events in 1983.
She won the silver medal at the 1984 World Figure Skating Championships, which was a controversial result and had the Canadian crowd booing. She did however produce three clean triples in her free programme: two toe-loops and a triple loop. She won four bronze medalists at the European Figure Skating Championships: in 1984, and from 1986 through 1988.
She represented the Soviet Union at the 1984 Winter Olympics, where she placed 5th, and the Soviet Union at the 1988 Winter Olympics, where she placed 8th. She retired from competitive skating following that season.
Levandi works as a coach and choreographer at Anna Levandi Figure Skating Club in Tallinn. Among her current and former students and choreography clients are
Jasmine Alexandra Costa,
Viktoria Shklover & Valdis Mintals,
and Eva-Lotta Kiibus.
Honors and awards
In 2007, she was named Woman of the Year of Estonia and in 2008 Coach of the Year of Estonia. On 4 February 2009, she was decorated with the Third Class Order of the White Star.
In 2011, Levandi participated as a celebrity contestant on the fifth season of Tantsud tähtedega, an Estonian version of Dancing with the Stars. Her professional dancing partner was Mairold Millert.