Sylwia Nowak

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Sylwia Nowak
Personal information
Country represented Poland
Born (1976-04-28) 28 April 1976 (age 38)
Łódź, Poland
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Former partner Sebastian Kolasiński
Rafał Gabinowski
Former coach Maria Olszewska-Lelonkiewicz
Former choreographer Elena Tchaikovskaya, Y. Pouzakov, K. Ruszkiewicz
Skating club Miejski Klub Lyzwiarski Lodz
Began skating 1980
Retired 2003

Sylwia Nowak-Trębacka (Polish pronunciation: [ˈsɨlvja ˈnɔvak trɛmˈbat͡ska]; born 28 April 1976 in Łódź) is a Polish ice dancer. With partner Sebastian Kolasiński, she is the 1998 Skate Canada International bronze medalist, 1999 Cup of Russia bronze medalist, 1994 World Junior champion, and a nine-time Polish national champion.

Career[edit]

Early in her career, Nowak competed with Rafał Gabinowski. In 1991, coaches paired her with Sebastian Kolasiński,[1] with whom she competed for the rest of her career. They won silver at the 1993 World Junior Championships and then gold in 1994.[2] As seniors, Nowak / Kolasiński won gold medals at the Nebelhorn Trophy, Finlandia Trophy, and Karl Schäfer Memorial and bronze medals at two Grand Prix competitions, Skate Canada International and Cup of Russia. They placed as high as 9th at the World Championships and competed at two Olympics, in 1998 and 2002.

Nowak / Kolasiński retired from competitive skating after the 2002–2003 season. She currently works as a coach.

Personal life[edit]

Nowak married ice dancer Marcin Trębacki in 2003 and is now known as Sylwia Nowak-Trębacka.[3] They have a son, Maksymilian, and a daughter, Sonia.

Programs[edit]

(with Kolasiński)

Season Original dance Free dance
2002–2003
[4]
  • Waltz: Once Upon A December
    (from Anastasia)
  • Polka
    by Karol Namysłowski
2001–2002
[5]
  • Tango
  • Paso doble
  • Tango
2000–2001
[6]
Chicago (musical)
by John Kander:
  • Charleston: The Bond
  • Foxtrot: All that Jazz
  • Charleston: The Bond

Results[edit]

(with Kolasiński)

Results[4][5][6][2]
International
Event 1990–91 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03
Olympics 12th 13th
Worlds 23rd 14th 11th 11th 11th 9th 9th 14th 11th
Europeans 12th 9th 9th 11th 8th 7th 11th 10th 9th
GP Skate Canada 5th 3rd 6th
GP Trophée Lalique 5th 4th
GP Cup of Russia 4th 4th 3rd 7th
GP NHK Trophy 6th 4th 5th 5th
Finlandia Trophy 1st
Karl Schäfer 1st
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st
Lysiane Lauret 2nd
Centennial On Ice 5th
Universiade 2nd
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 19th 11th 2nd 1st
EYOF 1st
National
Polish Champ. 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
GP = Grand Prix (Champions Series 1995–1997)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mittan, J. Barry (1996). "Nowak and Kolasinski". Archived from the original on 14 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "World Junior Figure Skating Championships: ISU Results: Dance". International Skating Union. 
  3. ^ "NOWAK - TRĘBACKA SYLWIA". Polish Olympic Committee (in Polish). Archived from the original on 7 September 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Sylwia NOWAK / Sebastian KOLASINSKI: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 18 September 2003. 
  5. ^ a b "Sylwia NOWAK / Sebastian KOLASINSKI: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002. 
  6. ^ a b "Sylwia NOWAK / Sebastian KOLASINSKI: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 19 April 2001. 

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