Pamela O'Connor (figure skater)

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Pamela O'Connor
Personal information
Country represented  United Kingdom
Born (1980-03-22) 22 March 1980 (age 35)
Height 162 cm (5.31 ft)
Former partner Jonathon O'Dougherty
Former coach Marina Klimova,
Sergei Ponomarenko,
Muriel Zazoui,
Karen Barber,
N. Chilcott,
T. Ovchinnikova
Skating club Deeside Nottingham
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 144.46
2005 Europeans
Comp. dance 27.33
2005 Europeans
Original dance 42.81
2005 Europeans
Free dance 74.32
2005 Europeans

Pamela "Pam" O'Connor (born 22 March 1980 in Glasgow) is a Scottish ice dancer who competed internationally representing Great Britain. With partner Jonathon O'Dougherty, she is the 2003 British national champion.

Career[edit]

O'Connor competed with partner Jonathan O'Dougherty.[1] They competed at one World Championships, finishing 19th in 2002, and twice at the European Championships, finishing 16th in 2003 and 14th in 2005. They won medals at several internationals – Finlandia Trophy, Pavel Roman Memorial, Ondrej Nepela Memorial, and Golden Spin of Zagreb – and one senior national title. They retired from competitive skating in 2005.

In 1999, O'Connor appeared as a young figure skater in a Robbie Williams music video.

O'Connor competed on Dancing on Ice (UK) and on Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice in 2006. In Dancing on Ice series 1, O'Connor was partnered with David Seaman and was voted out in the semi-final. In series 2, she was partnered with Neil Fox and was voted out in week 1.

Personal life[edit]

O'Connor grew up in Cumbernauld and attended Cumbernauld High School. She is married to O'Dougherty.

Programs[edit]

Season Original dance Free dance
2004–2005[2]
  • Kick in the Head
    by Robbie Williams
  • Down with Love
    by Holly Palmer, Michael Buble
  • Tonight
    by Elton John
2003–2004[3]
  • Swing

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Jonathon O'Dougherty)

Results[3][2]
International
Event 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06
Worlds 19th
Europeans 16th 14th
Bofrost Cup 7th 5th
Finlandia Trophy 3rd
Golden Spin 5th 2nd
Karl Schäfer 6th
Nebelhorn 8th
Ondrej Nepela 2nd 3rd
Pavel Roman 1st
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 17th
National
British 1st J. 4th 5th 4th 3rd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd
J. = Junior level

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mittan, Barry (11 September 2003). "O'Connor and O'Dougherty Reign as British Dance Champions". GoldenSkate.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Pamela O'CONNOR / Jonathon O'DOUGHERTY: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 25 November 2005. 
  3. ^ a b "Pamela O'CONNOR / Jonathon O'DOUGHERTY: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 9 June 2004. 

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