|Birth||19 October 1956, Moscow|
Elena Anatolyevna Garanina (Russian: Елена Анатольевна Гаранина; born 19 October 1956) is a former ice dancer who represented the Soviet Union. With Igor Zavozin, she is the 1978 Nebelhorn Trophy and 1981 Winter Universiade champion. They never made it to the World Figure Skating Championships due to the depth of the Soviet dance field. After turning pro, the duo performed in Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean's ice shows.
Garanina currently works as a coach. Her students have included:
Morgan Matthews / Maxim Zavozin
Katherine Copely / Deividas Stagniūnas
Kayla Nicole Frey / Deividas Stagniūnas
Garanina was formerly married to Igor Zavozin. Their son, ice dancer Maxim Zavozin, was born on 2 March 1985 in Moscow. Garanina's second husband, Valeri Spiridonov, also competed in ice dancing. She gave birth to their son, Anton Spiridonov, on 5 August 1998 in the United States.
(with Igor Zavozin)