Sylvain Longchambon

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Sylvain Longchambon
Personal information
Country represented France
Born (1980-07-30) 30 July 1980 (age 36)
Saint-Priest, France
Spouse(s) Samia Ghadie
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Former partner Caroline Truong, Christelle Pangeux, Cecile Guillard, Jennifer Metcalfe
Former coach Muriel Boucher-Zazoui, Romain Haguenauer, Pasquale Camerlengo, Roger Kennerson, Lydie Bontemps
Former skating club ANGE
Former training locations Lyon, France
Began skating 1988

Sylvain Longchambon (born 30 July 1980 in Saint-Priest, France)[1] is a French ice dancer. With Caroline Truong, he won two silver medals on the 1999–2000 ISU Junior Grand Prix series, bronze at the 2001 Ondrej Nepela Memorial, and bronze at the 2002 French Championships.[1]

In 2011, Longchambon appeared in series 6 of ITV's Dancing on Ice, partnered with Jennifer Metcalfe.[2] He withdrew from series 7 after tearing a tendon in his right biceps while training with partner Heidi Range,[3] In 2013, he returned to Dancing On Ice partnered with Samia Ghadie. Ghadie and Longchambon became engaged in May 2015[4] and married in August 2016.[5] Their son, Yves Joseph Longchambon, was born on 24 September 2015.[6]

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Truong for France)

GP: Grand Prix; JGP: Junior Grand Prix (Junior Series)

International[7]
Event 97–98 98–99 99–00 00–01 01–02 02–03
GP Cup of Russia 11th
Nepela Memorial 3rd
Schäfer Memorial 8th
Universiade 13th
International: Junior[7]
JGP Croatia 2nd
JGP France 13th
JGP Hungary WD
JGP Slovakia 5th
JGP Slovenia 2nd
Basler Cup 2nd J
National[7]
French Champ. 8th 3rd 4th
J: Junior level; WD: Withdrew

Programs[edit]

(with Truong)

Season Original dance Free dance
2002–03
[1]
  • La Vie Est Belle
  • L'enclume

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Caroline TRUONG / Sylvain LONGCHAMBON: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 25 June 2003. 
  2. ^ Sperling, Daniel (February 6, 2011). "Metcalfe makes shock 'Dancing On Ice' exit". Digital Spy. 
  3. ^ Sheridan, Emily (January 15, 2012). "'Just starting to move my arm again': Dancing On Ice star Sylvain Longchambon is recovering well after arm injury". Daily Mail. 
  4. ^ Briggs, Zoe (25 May 2015). "Pregnant Samia Ghadie confirms she's engaged to Sylvain Longchambon". OK! Magazine. 
  5. ^ "Samia Ghadie exclusively reveals first pictures of glamorous wedding to Sylvain Longchambon". OK!. 29 August 2016. 
  6. ^ Briggs, Zoe (28 September 2015). "Samia Ghadie gives birth to beautiful and healthy baby boy". OK! Magazine. 
  7. ^ a b c "Caroline TRUONG / Sylvain LONGCHAMBON". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 30 August 2016.