Zelenka in 2007
|Full name||Karel Zelenka|
March 31, 1983 |
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Coach||Karel Zelenka Sr.
Edoardo De Bernardis
|Choreographer||Edoardo De Bernardis
|Skating club||Agora Skating Team|
|ISU personal best scores|
Zelenka was born in 1983 in Czechoslovakia. His father was also a figure skater and won a bronze medal at the Czech National Championships. His family moved to Italy when he was six years old. Zelenka received Italian citizenship in January 2006, in time for him to represent Italy at the 2006 Winter Olympics, where he placed 25th. He trained in Milan, Italy, and Oberstdorf, Germany. His favorite skaters include Viktor Petrenko and Alexei Yagudin.
|Winter Olympic Games||25th|
|World Junior Championships||20th||19th||8th|
|Italian Championships||1st J.||2nd||2nd||2nd||1st||1st||1st||1st||1st||2nd||WD||3rd|
|Cup of China||6th|
|Skate Canada International||10th|
|Karl Schäfer Memorial||4th|
|Golden Spin of Zagreb||10th||4th||6th|
|Ondrej Nepela Memorial||3rd|
|Junior Grand Prix, Italy||6th|
|Junior Grand Prix, Poland||2nd|
|Junior Grand Prix, Germany||12th||5th|
|Junior Grand Prix, Norway||15th||8th|
|Junior Grand Prix, Slovenia||10th|
|Junior Grand Prix, Slovakia||14th|
|J. = Junior level; WD = Withdrew|
- Mittan, Barry (February 2, 2006). "Italy’s Zelenka Aims for Olympics". SkateToday.
- "Interview with Karel Zelenka". figureskating-online. March 10, 2008. Retrieved July 12, 2011.
- "Interview with Karel Zelenka, July 2008 in Oberstdorf". figureskating-online. August 1, 2008. Retrieved July 1, 2011.
- "Karel Zelenka: "my life without skates? Impossible"". ArtOnIce.it. February 9, 2007. Retrieved January 3, 2012.
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