Liam Dougherty

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Liam Dougherty
Personal information
Full name Liam Dougherty
Country represented  Canada
Born (1984-05-04) May 4, 1984 (age 30)
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Former partner Mylène Girard
Terra Findlay
Melissa Piperno
Former coach Julie Marcotte
Skating club Anjou Kinsmen CPA

Liam Dougherty (born May 4, 1984 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian ice dancer. He competed with partners Mylène Girard, Terra Findlay and Melissa Piperno.

Career[edit]

He began skating at age eight and switched to ice dancing at age 13.[1] Early in his career, he partnered with Tanith Belbin for a short time. He began skating with Piperno in 1999.[2] Together they are the 2003 Canadian junior national champion and placed 10th at the 2003 World Junior Figure Skating Championships as well as competed on both the Junior Grand Prix and the senior Grand Prix of Figure Skating. That partnership ended in 2004 and Dougherty was left without a partner for over a year. He attended the 2005 Canadian Championships as a reporter for the Yukon News.[3] He teamed up with Terra Findlay later that year.[3] They competed together for two season.

After that partnership ended in 2007, Dougherty teamed up with Mylene Girard.[1] They placed 10th at the 2007 Nebelhorn Trophy. Their partnership ended following that season.

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Girard)

Event 2007–2008
Canadian Championships 5th
Nebelhorn Trophy 10th

(with Findlay)

Event 2005–2006 2006–2007
Canadian Championships 8th 7th

(with Piperno)

Event 1999–2000 2000–2001 2001–2002 2002–2003 2003–2004
World Junior Championships 10th
Canadian Championships 2nd N. 12th J. 5th J. 1st J. 7th
Cup of Russia 12th
Skate America 9th
Junior Grand Prix, France 3rd
Junior Grand Prix, Italy 5th 3rd
N. = Novice level; J. = Junior level

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mittan, Barry (January 14, 2008). "Veteran Dancers Join Forces". SkateToday. 
  2. ^ Mittan, Barry (August 1, 2002). "Canadian Junior Dancers Aim For Junior Worlds". Golden Skate. 
  3. ^ a b Mittan, Barry (May 20, 2006). "Future Looks Bright for Findlay and Dougherty". SkateToday. 

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