) is a Russian and Bulgarian male first name deriving from the Greek Alexios (Αλέξιος), meaning "Defender", and thus of the same origin as the Latin Alexius.
Alexey may also be romanized as "Alexei", "Aleksei", "Aleksey", "Alexej", "Aleksej", etc. The common hypocoristic is Alyosha (), sometimes rendered as Alesha/Aleshenka in English. It is however virtually non-existent in Russian-speaking countries.
Itself of Gorshkov, which paired with Ilya tkachenko became the master of the sport of Russia, won the bronze and silver medals of the yuniorskogo championship of Russia in the dances on ice, information about the marriage with The the yagudinym it did not confirm, but also it did not refute.
Olympic champions Alexei Yagudin, Xue Shen and Hongbo Zhao, and Trixi Schuba have been elected to the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame Class of 2017, nominating chair Lawrence Mondschein announced Monday.
They are joined in the class by coach Alexei Mishin and choreographer Sarah Kawahara.
In just six senior seasons, Russia's Yagudin won the 2002 Olympic gold medal, four world championships (1998-2000, '02), three European titles (1998-99, 2002) and two Grand Prix Final gold medals (1998, 2001).
His performance at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics is regarded as one of the greatest ever in the sport's history.