Paul Fentz

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Paul Fentz
2018 EC Paul Fentz 2018-01-19 20-05-50.jpg
Fentz in 2018
Personal information
Country representedGermany
Born (1992-09-08) 8 September 1992 (age 26)
Berlin, Germany
Home townBerlin
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
CoachRomy Oesterreich
Former coachBrigitte Zeller
ChoreographerPaul Boll, Mark Pillay
Former choreographerHendryk Schamberger
Skating clubSport Club Berlin
Began skating1996
ISU personal best scores
Combined total230.92
2018 Worlds
Short program82.49
2018 Worlds
Free skate153.17
2017 Europeans

Paul Fentz (born 8 September 1992) is a German figure skater. He has won four senior international medals and is the 2018 German national champion. He has competed in the final segment at four ISU Championships.

Career[edit]

Fentz began appearing on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series in the 2008–09 season. His senior international debut came at the 2011 Triglav Trophy.

In the 2011–12 season, he won the silver medal at the 2012 German Championships and was included in Germany's team to the 2012 European Championships in Sheffield, England. After advancing past the preliminary round, he placed 23rd in the short program, 15th in the free skate, and 17th overall.

Fentz won his first senior international medal in February 2013, obtaining bronze at the Bavarian Open and then silver at the Hellmut Seibt Memorial.

Ranked 16th in the short and 17th in the free, Fentz finished 16th at the 2016 European Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. He placed 12th in the short, 8th in the free, and 10th overall at the 2017 European Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic. In March, he finished 20th at the 2017 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. Due to his result, Germany qualified for a spot in the men's event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Programs[edit]

Fentz in 2012
Season Short program Free skating
2018–2019
  • Blue Skies
    by Sam Harris
2017–2018
[1]
  • Game of Thrones
2016–2017
[2]
  • Wonderwall
    by Paul Anka
2015–2016
[3]
  • Barcelona 1999
  • Another Brick in the Wall
    by Pink Floyd
2014–2015
[4]
  • Barcelona 1999
2011–2012
[5]
  • Justice
    by Genesis
2010–2011
[6]
2009–2010
[7]
  • Love of Japan
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico
    performed by Edvin Marton

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

International[8]
Event 06–07 07–08 08–09 09–10 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19
Olympics 22nd
Worlds 20th 15th
Europeans 17th 16th 10th 16th
GP Rostelecom 6th
GP Skate Canada 10th
CS Finlandia 8th 7th
CS Golden Spin 9th 8th
CS Nebelhorn 16th 12th 8th WD
CS Tallinn Trophy 10th
CS Warsaw Cup 4th 4th 4th 7th 7th
Bavarian Open 3rd 4th
Challenge Cup 9th
Cup of Nice 10th 14th 9th
Cup of Tyrol 5th
Golden Bear 2nd
MNNT Cup 4th 3rd
NRW Trophy 7th 8th 6th 4th 2nd
Coupe Printemps 4th
Hellmut Seibt 2nd
Triglav Trophy 7th
International: Junior[8]
JGP Belarus 11th
JGP Germany 18th
JGP Hungary 12th
JGP Romania 7th
JGP U.K. 19th
Challenge Cup 6th
Merano Cup 1st
NRW Trophy 12th 1st
Warsaw Cup 4th N
National[8]
German Champ. 2nd Y 6th J 1st J 8th 5th 2nd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st
Levels: N = Novice; Y = Youth; J = Junior

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paul FENTZ: 2017/2018". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 25 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Paul FENTZ: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 30 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Paul FENTZ: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 27 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Paul FENTZ: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 23 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Paul FENTZ: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 14 October 2012.
  6. ^ "Paul FENTZ: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 12 October 2010.
  7. ^ "Paul FENTZ: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 26 September 2010.
  8. ^ a b c "Competition Results: Paul FENTZ". International Skating Union.

External links[edit]

Media related to Paul Fentz at Wikimedia Commons