Silvio Smalun

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Silvio Smalun
Smalun 1.jpg
Smalun in 2006
Personal information
Full name Silvio Smalun
Country represented Germany
Born (1979-11-02) 2 November 1979 (age 35)
Erfurt
Residence Oberstdorf
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Former coach Michael Huth
Ilona Schindler
Former choreographer Rostislav Sinicyn
Skating club Eissportclub Oberstdorf
Retired 2006
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 181.73
2006 Europeans
Short program 65.92
2006 Worlds
Free skate 117.85
2006 Europeans

Silvio Smalun (born 2 November 1979 in Erfurt, Thuringia) is a German figure skater. He is the 2001 and 2003 German national champion.

Career[edit]

Silvio Smalun started skating at the age of 5. His first coach was Ilona Schindler. He trained alongside Stefan Lindemann. In 1995, he moved to Oberstdorf where he was coached by Michael Huth. Due to his studies, he trained also in Ulm without his coach.

Smalun placed 8th at the 2006 European Championships, higher than Stefan Lindemann who was selected for the Olympics. Smalun retired from competitive skating in September 2006.

In autumn 2006, Smalun took part in Katarina Witt's show Stars auf Eis on the German TV station Pro7. His partner was pop-singer Lucy Diakovska (No Angels). The pair finished third despite Smalun having no experience in pairs.

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2005–2006
[1]
2004–2005
[2]
  • Nothing Else Matters
    by Metallica
2003–2004
[3]
  • Suite No. 4 in D-Minor
    by George Frideric Handel
2002–2003
[4]
  • Charlie Chaplin
    by Michel Villard
  • Suite No. 4 in D-Minor
    by George Frideric Handel
2001–2002
[5]
  • Charlie Chaplin
    by Michel Villard
  • Rhapsody in Rock
    by Robert Wells
  • Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
    by Sergei Rachmaninov
  • Rhapsody in Rock
    by Robert Wells
2000–2001
[6]
  • Best of Kodo
    by Leonard ETO
    Orchestra: Formation of Kodo
  • Rhapsody in Rock
    by Robert Wells
  • Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
    by Sergei Rachmaninov
  • Rhapsody in Rock
    by Robert Wells

Competitive highlights[edit]

Results[6][5][4][3][2][1]
International
Event 1995–96 1996–97 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06
Worlds 23rd 17th QR 20th
Europeans 16th 11th 16th 8th
GP Bompard 9th 7th
GP Cup of China 9th
GP Cup of Russia 8th
GP Skate America 10th 10th 12th
GP Skate Canada 10th
GP Spark./Bofrost 12th 11th 12th 9th
Bofrost (non-GP) 3rd 6th
Finlandia 5th 7th
Golden Spin 13th
Karl Schäfer 5th 9th
Nebelhorn 9th 5th 7th 8th 8th
Ondrej Nepela 10th 5th 3rd 8th 5th
Piruetten 4th
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 13th
Blue Swords 17th 5th
National
German Champ. 4th 4th 7th 3rd 1st 3rd 1st 3rd 2nd 2nd
GP = Grand Prix; QR = Qualifying round

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Silvio SMALUN: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 15 June 2006. 
  2. ^ a b "Silvio SMALUN: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 6 December 2004. 
  3. ^ a b "Silvio SMALUN: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 21 June 2004. 
  4. ^ a b "Silvio SMALUN: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 18 June 2003. 
  5. ^ a b "Silvio SMALUN: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 11 June 2002. 
  6. ^ a b "Silvio SMALUN: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 17 April 2001. 

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