Michael Zenezini

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Michael Zenezini
Chloe Madeley and Michael Zenezini.jpg
Zenezini and Chloe Madeley on the Dancing on Ice tour in 2011
Personal information
Country represented France
Born (1980-09-30) 30 September 1980 (age 33)
Lyon, France
Former partner Véronique Delobel
Nathalie Péchalat
Melanie Espejo
Retired 2002

Michael Zenezini (30 September 1980) is a French ice dancer. With Melanie Espejo, he placed fifth at the 1998 World Junior Championships. In 2011, he performed on Dancing on Ice with Chloe Madeley.

Skating career[edit]

Competitive[edit]

Zenezini grew up in Lyon and began skating at the age of eight.[1] He competed in ice dancing and won the French junior title with Melanie Espejo. They were assigned to the 1997 World Junior Championships in Seoul, South Korea and finished ninth. The following season, they placed fifth at the 1998 World Junior Championships in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. Zenezini also competed briefly with Nathalie Péchalat and Véronique Delobel. He retired from competition in 2002.

International
Event 1996–1997
(with Espejo)
1997–1998
(with Espejo)
1999–2000
(with Péchalat)
2001–2002
(with Delobel)
World Junior Champ. 9th 5th
JGP Germany 4th
JGP Hungary 4th
JGP Norway 6th
Blue Swords 4th J.
St. Gervais 3rd
EYOF 2nd J.
National
French Champ. 1st J. 4th
JGP = Junior Grand Prix (earlier Junior Series)

Ice shows[edit]

Zenezini later appeared in ice shows. He spent six years with Holiday on Ice and then skated in Hot Ice.[1] His partners included Lindsey Woolstencroft, Carole Azario, and Suzanna Dagger.

In 2011, Zenezini joined series six of the U.K. television programme Dancing on Ice as Chloe Madeley's partner.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Zenezini lives near Cannes with his wife, Barbara Maros, a Hungarian skater.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Elfman, Lois (March 10, 2010). "Madeley and Zenezini go for the win". IceNetwork. Retrieved March 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Michael Zenezini, Dancing on Ice 2011". ITV.