Elena Aleksandrovna Valova is a Russian former pair skater who competed internationally for the Soviet Union. With partner Oleg Vasiliev, she is the 1984 Olympic champion, 1988 Olympic silver medalist, and threetime World Champion . Their coach throughout their career was Tamara Moskvina.
Valova was born in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, to parents Alla Borisovna Valova and Aleksander Dmitrievich Valov. She graduated from the P.F. Lesgaft University of Sports. She and Vasiliev were married from 19841992. Valova is now remarried to German Galusha and has a son, Roman, born in 1996. She moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1997 and currently lives in Moon Township.