Philipp Tischendorf

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Philipp Tischendorf
Philipp Tischendorf DM2007 KK 1.jpg
Philipp Tischendorf at the 2007 German Championships
Personal information
Country represented Germany
Born (1988-06-07) 7 June 1988 (age 26)
Berlin
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Former coach Michael Huth, Romy Österreich, Jürgen Bertko
Former choreographer Rostislav Sinicyn, Hendryk Schamberger, René Lohse
Skating club SC Berlin
Former training locations Oberstdorf
Berlin
Began skating 1994
Retired 2011
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 162.94
2007 Europeans
Short program 54.48
2007 Europeans
Free skate 108.46
2007 Europeans

Philipp Tischendorf (born 7 June 1988) is a German former competitive figure skater. He is the 2007 German national silver medalist and competed at two ISU Championships.

Personal life[edit]

Philipp Tischendorf was born on 7 June 1988 in Berlin, Germany.[1] In 1994, he began attending the Werner-Seelenbinder-School in Berlin, a special school for sportsmen. His mother was a gymnast,[2] his father played volleyball in the second highest league in East Germany, his brother Robert played football for BFC Dynamo Berlin, and his sister Nadine and brother Max practiced figure skating.

Career[edit]

Tischendorf was introduced to figure skating at age three and a half by his sister Nadine, who is 11 years his elder. Early in his career, he was coached by Jürgen Bertko.[3] He debuted on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series in 2004.[4]

In the 2006–07 season, Tischendorf won silver on the senior level at the German Championships and was selected to represent Germany at the 2007 European Championships in Warsaw. He qualified for the free skate by placing 16th in the short program. After placing 14th in the free, he finished 15th overall. At the 2007 World Junior Championships in Oberstdorf, he placed 20th in the short program, 11th in the free skate, and 13th overall. He was coached by Olympic silver medalist Romy Österreich in Berlin.[3]

Tischendorf was injured in March 2007 while practicing a quadruple Lutz, forcing him to sit out the 2007–08. In February 2009, he relocated from Berlin to Oberstdorf to be coached by Michael Huth.[1]

Tischendorf served in the Bundeswehr as a sportsperson.

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2009–2010
[1][5]
  • Tango
    by Gotan Project
  • Flamenco medley
2008–2009
[5]
  • Tango
2007–2008
[5]
  • A gusta
  • Crazy Benny
    by Safri Duo
  • Kill Bill
  • Jer head
2006–2007
[3][5]
  • A gusta
  • Crazy Benny
    by Safri Duo
  • Flamenco
2005–2006
[5]
  • Flamenco
2004–2005
[5]
  • Zauberwald
    (musical)
2003–2004
[5]
  • Zauberwald
    (musical)
2002–2003
[5]
  • Robin Hood
2001–2002
[5]
  • Robin Hood
2000–2001
[5]
  • Inti-Illimani
  • Konfu

Competitive highlights[edit]

JGP: Junior Grand Prix

International[4]
Event 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2008–09 2009–10
Europeans 15th
Bavarian Open 1st
Challenge Cup 11th
Crystal Skate 7th
Merano Cup 12th
NRW Trophy 7th
Triglav Trophy 4th
International: Junior[4]
Junior Worlds 13th
JGP Canada 8th
JGP China 12th
JGP Czech Republic 8th
JGP Germany 16th
JGP Hungary 8th
JGP Slovakia 3rd
National[4]
German Champ. 6th 2nd 3rd 4th

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Philipp TISCHENDORF: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 26 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Mittan, Barry (26 February 2007). "Tischendorf Surprises in Seniors". Skate Today. 
  3. ^ a b c "Philipp TISCHENDORF: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 22 August 2009. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Competition Results: Philipp TISCHENDORF". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 21 April 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Programme" [Programs] (in German). Official site of Philipp Tischendorf. Archived from the original on 15 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Philipp Tischendorf at Wikimedia Commons