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Sasha Cohen BiographySasha Cohen was born Alexandra Cohen on 26 October 1984, in Los Angeles, California, to Roger and Galina Cohen. She was named after her mother's favorite ballerina and goes by Sasha, the Ukrainian nickname for Alexandra (she also has a younger sister named Natasha). Sasha began skating at the age of seven, and by 15 had won the silver at the U.S. National Championships. She competed in the 2002 Olympics, where she placed 4th, and has since placed 4th and the 2002 and 2003 World Championships, and won the silver at the 2004 World Championships. Sasha has also won three silver medals and a bronze at the U.S. National Championships.
TriviaWas voted the "Hottest Woman in Sports" in 2003 Used to be a gymnast before she became a figure skater She has a younger sister, Natalia (a.k.a. "Natasha") 2000, 2002-2005 U.S. National silver medalist Her mother Galina is from the Ukraine 2006 Olympic figure skating silver medalist 2006 World figure skating bronze medalist First trainer was Anton Yelchin's mother, Irina.
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