Barbara Piton

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Barbara Piton
Personal information
Country representedFrance
Born (1977-03-27) 27 March 1977 (age 42)
Châlons-sur-Marne, France
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
PartnerAlexandre Piton, Benjamin Delmas
CoachCatherine Glaise
ChoreographerFrancine Dupuis
Skating clubASG Chalons sur Marne
Retired2005

Barbara Piton (born 27 March 1977) is a French former ice dancer. With her brother, Alexandre Piton, she is the 1994 Nebelhorn Trophy champion, the 1995 Karl Schäfer Memorial silver medalist, and a three-time French national medalist, having won one silver and two bronze medals. She competed in the final segment at four ISU Championships, skating in partnership with Benjamin Delmas and her brother.

Personal life[edit]

Barbara Piton was born on 27 March 1977 in Châlons-sur-Marne, France.[1] She is the sister of French ice dancer Alexandre Piton.[2]

Skating career[edit]

Early in her ice dancing career, Piton skated with Benjamin Delmas. The two finished 14th at the 1992 World Junior Championships in Hull, Quebec, Canada.

Partnership with Alexandre Piton[edit]

By 1994, Piton had teamed up with her brother, Alexandre Piton. Catherine Glaise served as their coach.[3] The siblings belonged to Association des Sports de Glace Châlonnais[2] and represented France internationally.[1] They competed in the final segment at three ISU Championships, placing 20th at the 1995 Worlds in Birmingham, England, 12th at the 1996 Europeans in Sofia, Bulgaria, and 20th at the 1996 Worlds in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They appeared at six Champions Series (Grand Prix) events.

The Piton siblings competed at the 2005 German Championships, taking the bronze medal, but never appeared for Germany internationally.[1] They retired from competition in 2005.

Later career[edit]

Piton has worked as a skating coach at Association des Sports de Glace Châlonnais.[2]

Programs[edit]

(with Alexandre Piton)

Season Original dance Free dance
1995–1996
[3]

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Champions Series (Grand Prix)

With Alexandre Piton[edit]

International[1]
Event 94–95 95–96 96–97 97–98 98–99 03–04 04–05
World Champ. 20th 20th
European Champ. 12th
GP Cup of Russia 11th
GP NHK Trophy 6th
GP Skate America 6th 10th
GP Trophée 7th 10th
Lysiane Lauret 4th
Nations Cup 8th
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st
Schäfer Memorial 2nd
Trophée de France 5th
Ukrainian Souvenir 1st
National[1]
French Champ. 3rd 2nd 3rd WD 5th 6th WD
German Champ. 3rd
WD = Withdrew

With Benjamin Delmas[edit]

International[4]
Event 1991–92 1992–93
World Junior Championships 14th
Autumn Trophy 6th J
Grand Prize SNP 1st J
J = Junior level

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Barbara PITON / Alexandre PITON". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2017-04-26. Retrieved 2017-04-27.
  2. ^ a b c "Historique" [History] (in French). Association des Sports de Glace Châlonnais. Archived from the original on 29 June 2013.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  3. ^ a b "Barbara PITON / Alexandre PITON: 1995/1996". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 27 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Barbara PITON / Benjamin DELMAS". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 26 April 2017.