Matthew Wilkinson

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Matthew Wilkinson
Personal information
Country represented  South Africa
Born (1985-11-16) 16 November 1985 (age 31)
London, England
Coach Yuri Bureiko, Marina Serova, Michelle Leigh, Dough Leigh, Joy Sutcliff, Stephen Pickavance
Training locations Coventry, England; Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Began skating 1994

Matthew Wilkinson (born 16 November 1985) is a British and South African former competitive figure skater. He competed for South Africa until 2000 and then switched to the United Kingdom. He qualified to the free skate at the 2002 World Junior Championships in Hamar, Norway, and at the 2004 World Junior Championships in The Hague, Netherlands. He became the 2003 British national bronze medalist.

Wilkinson switched back to South Africa in the 2004–05 season. He is the 1999 South African junior national champion and 2006 senior national champion. He withdrew from the 2007 South African nationals.

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2003–2004
[1]
  • The Beat
    by Whipped Productions
2002–2003
[2]
  • The Beat
    by Whipped Productions
2001–2002
[3]
  • Phantom
    (computer-generated music)
  • Rondo capriccioso
    by Camille Saint-Saëns

Results[edit]

International[4]
Event 98–99
(RSA)
99–00
(RSA)
01–02
(GBR)
02–03
(GBR)
03–04
(GBR)
05–06
(RSA)
World Junior Champ. 24th 29th 21st
JGP Czech Republic 16th
JGP Italy 18th 13th
JGP Slovakia 9th
JGP Slovenia 13th
JGP Sweden 11th
EYOF 5th J
Golden Bear 3rd J
Mladost Trophy 2nd J
National[4]
South African Champ. 1st J 1st
British Champ. 3rd 8th
J = Junior; JGP = Junior Grand Prix

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Matthew WILKINSON: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 June 2004. 
  2. ^ "Matthew WILKINSON: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 9 April 2003. 
  3. ^ "Matthew WILKINSON: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002. 
  4. ^ a b "Matthew WILKINSON". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. 

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