Szmiett at the 2008–09 Junior Grand Prix Final.
September 17, 1990 |
|Home town||Watford, Ontario|
|Height||1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)|
|Former coach||Scott Rachuk, Alison Purkiss|
|Former choreographer||Alison Purkiss|
|Skating club||Watford Skating Club|
|ISU personal best scores|
2009 Cup of China
2008 JGP South Africa
2009 Cup of China
Diane Szmiett (born September 17, 1990) is a former Canadian competitive figure skater. She placed tenth at the 2010 Four Continents Championships and won two medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series in 2008.
Szmiett began skating at age seven because her friend was a skater. After becoming the 2006 Canadian national junior champion, she was sent to the 2006 World Junior Championships, where she finished 21st. The following season, she began competing on the senior level nationally but remained a junior internationally.
In the 2009—10 season, Szmiett began competing as a senior internationally. She received one senior Grand Prix assignment, the 2009 Cup of China, where she finished eighth. After placing fourth at the Canadian Championships, she was sent to the 2010 Four Continents Championships where she finished tenth.
In 2010–11, Szmiett appeared at two Grand Prix events and retired from competition at the end of the season.
|Season||Short program||Free skating|
|GP Cup of China||8th||10th|
|GP NHK Trophy||12th|
|International: Junior or novice|
|JGP South Africa||2nd|
|Copenhagen Trophy||1st N|
|Canadian Champ.||2nd N||16th J||1st J||13th||10th||4th||4th|
|Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior|
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- "Diane SZMIETT: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on October 18, 2006.
- "Competition Results: Diane SZMIETT". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 22, 2014.
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