Zuzanna Szwed

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Zuzanna Szwed
Personal information
Country represented Poland
Born (1977-07-19) July 19, 1977 (age 37)
Warsaw, Poland
Residence Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Former skating club Marymont Warszawa
Retired 1998

Zuzanna Szwed (Polish pronunciation: [zuˈzanna ˈʂfɛd]; born July 19, 1977) is a Polish former competitive figure skater. She is a five-time Polish national champion and competed at the 1992 Winter Olympics. She was the first skater to represent Poland in ladies' single skating at the Olympics.

Szwed works as a coach and choreographer at the Detroit Skating Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She married American pair skater Aaron Parchem in Chicago in 2004.[1]


Event 1990–91 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98
Olympics 19th
Worlds 17th 28th 14th 25th 14th
Europeans 16th 10th 7th 14th 13th 7th 10th
GP Cup of Russia 5th
GP Lalique 9th 7th
GP Nations Cup 4th
GP Skate America 9th
GP Skate Canada 10th 4th
Karl Schäfer 1st
Nebelhorn 7th
Polish Champ. 1st 1st 1st 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 3rd
GP = Became part of Champions Series (Grand Prix) in 1995–96 season.


  1. ^ "Athlete profile: Aaron Parchem". Associated Press. February 2006. Archived from the original on June 30, 2014.