Paolo Bacchini

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Paolo Bacchini
Paolo Bacchini EC 2005.jpg
Bacchini in 2005
Personal information
Country represented Italy
Born (1985-08-16) 16 August 1985 (age 31)
Milan, Italy
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Coach Peter Grütter
Former coach Joanna Szczypa, Pierre Trente, Karin Teuser
Choreographer Raffaella Cazzaniga, Corrado Giordani
Skating club Gruppo Sportivo Fiamme Oro
Training locations Geneva
Began skating 1994
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 183.13
2011 Worlds
Short program 64.42
2010 Winter Olympics
Free skate 124.17
2011 Worlds

Paolo Bacchini (born 16 August 1985) is an Italian figure skater. He is the 2007 and 2012 Merano Cup champion, 2008 Triglav Trophy champion, and a twelve-time Italian national medalist (2002–2013).

Bacchini represented Italy at the 2010 Winter Olympics where he placed 20th in the men's event. In 2011, Bacchini joined Fiamme Oro, the sports category of the Italian police.[1]

He is coached by Peter Grütter and his choreographers have included Raffaella Cazzaniga, Corrado Giordani, Salomé Brunner, and Stéphane Lambiel.[2]

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2012–2013
[3][4]
  • Pinocchio (musical)

  • Barber of Seville
    by Gioachino Rossini
2011–2012
[5]
  • Pinocchio
    (musical)
  • Barber of Seville
    by Gioachino Rossini
2010–2011
[6]
  • Pinocchio
    (musical)
2007–2008
[7]
  • Nothing Else Matters
    by Metallica
    performed by Apocalyptica
  • Passion of Christ
    by John Debney
2005–2006
[8]
  • Nothing Else Matters
    by Metallica
  • Romeo and Juliet
2004–2005
[9]
  • Shine On Your Crazy Diamond
    by Pink Floyd
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
    by Klaus Badelt
2001–2002
[10]
  • Conan the Barbarian
    by Basil Poledouris

Results[edit]

Results[11]
International
Event 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14
Olympics 20th
Worlds 21st 27th
Europeans 25th 19th 16th 12th 16th 24th
GP Skate Canada 12th
Finlandia 9th 8th 9th
Nebelhorn 13th
Ondrej Nepela 2nd
Challenge Cup 7th
Crystal Skate 3rd
Cup of Nice 7th 12th
Golden Spin 5th 4th
Merano Cup 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 3rd
NRW Trophy 7th
Triglav Trophy 3rd 1st
Universiade 10th 6th 7th 18th
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 21st 19th
JGP Italy 11th
JGP Mexico 6th
JGP Netherlands 13th
JGP Poland 11th
JGP Romania 6th
JGP Serbia 10th
JGP Ukraine 8th
Gardena 2nd J.
EYOF 4th J.
National
Italian Champ. 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd
GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix

References[edit]

  1. ^ "An interview with Paolo Bacchini: a new season and a new long program". ArtOnIce.it. 24 September 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Castellaro, Barbara; Torchio, Chiara (20 August 2012). "Paolo Bacchini: a look back to 2011/12 and new goals for 2012/13". ArtOnIce.it. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Paolo BACCHINI: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 29 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Paolo BACCHINI: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 26 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Paolo BACCHINI: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 9 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Paolo BACCHINI: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on August 16, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Paolo BACCHINI: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 7 June 2008. 
  8. ^ "Paolo BACCHINI: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 22 May 2006. 
  9. ^ "Paolo BACCHINI: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 6 February 2005. 
  10. ^ "Paolo BACCHINI: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002. 
  11. ^ "Competition Results: Paolo BACCHINI". International Skating Union. 

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