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Alexey Yeremeyev and Olena Dolzhenko are a Common-Law Married team on Velyki perehony.


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Participants of Velyki Perehony, Alexei Yeremeev and Olena Dolzhenko have been living in a civil marriage for over six years. They are united not only by a common life, but also by a common profession.

The couple worked in the police for many years, so they got the nickname "followers" on the show. Currently, the project participants are engaged in legal practice.

Olena and Alexey are honest and straightforward, they make decisions quickly and are always responsible for their words and actions, they easily go on any adventures, but at the same time they are quite balanced.

Alexei is convinced that a trip around the world will only strengthen his relationship with Elena. "If we win, we will get married," he said before the project began. What will happen in case of defeat? .. Olena can only guess.

The "big race" will change the couple's life once and for all. The gray routine will be left behind. Olena and Alexey will test what they are capable of for the sake of victory and whether they know how to find a common language in extreme situations.

"You need to take as much as possible from life, always remember the successes, quickly forget the defeats and listen to your heart… Do not be afraid of the unknown and boldly go to meet new impressions," - says the couple, who thanks to Velyki Perehony his life.[1]

Velyki perehony

Race History

Alexey & Olena's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 Ukraine → United Arab Emirates Скло / Золото Olena 9 of 10 [1]
2 2 United Arab Emirates → Sri Lanka Гостро / Брудно Alexey 7 of 9 [2]
3 3 Sri Lanka Вода / Коржіки Alexey 7 of 9
4 4 Sri Lanka → Singapore Політ / Похід Alexey 2 of 8 [3]
5 5 Singapore → Philippines Пляшкі / Рибкі Alexey 7 of 7 [4]
6 6 Philippines No Detour Olena 2 of 7 [5]
7 7 Philippines → South Africa Палиця / Яйце Olena 3 of 6
8 8 South Africa Блиск / Смак Alexey 4 of 5
9 9 South Africa → Netherlands Сир / Шарманка Alexey 2 of 5
10 10 Netherlands → Poland Проїхатися / Пройтися Olena 3 of 4
11 11 Poland Король / Монах Alexey 3 of 3 [6]
12 12 Poland → Ukraine Глечик / Гарбуз Alexey 2 of 3
Average 4.25
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass

1: Alexey & Olena initially arrived 10th, however, they were issued a 60-minute penalty because they were unable to complete the Roadblock due to dusk. However, Vladimir & Irina had a longer penalty time then Alexey & Olena, they were allowed to check in 9th.
2: Alexey & Olena initially arrived 3rd, but were issued a four-hour penalty because Alexey failed to complete the Roadblock. Four teams checked in during their penalty time, dropping them to 7th.
3: Alexey opted to quit the Roadblock on Leg 4, and were assessed a four-hour penalty at the site of the Roadblock.
4: Alexey & Olena initially arrived in 3rd, but were issued an 1-hour penalty for using private transportation in the form of renting a jeepney for themselves. All remaining checked in, dropping them to last place. Leg 5 was also had no mandatory rest period between legs. Alexey & Olena did not receive a penalty when they check in at the pit stop of Leg 6, despite coming in last in Leg 5.
5: Leg 6 had two Roadblocks and no Detour. The team member who sat out of the first Roadblock had to perform the second.
6: Alexey & Olena initially arrived 2nd, but they asked two different locals to help guide them as they drove during leg 11. They dropped to third, but were not eliminated.



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Velyki perehony Teams
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 Alexey & Olena
Common-Law Married
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 Alla & Alexandra
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 Anna & Roman
Married Actors
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 Ihor & Vasil
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 Valeria & Bohdana
Beauty Queens
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 Vladimir & Irina
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