Vanessa Giunchi

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Vanessa Giunchi
Personal information
Country represented Italy
Born (1980-06-07) 7 June 1980 (age 36)
Milan, Italy
Height 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Former coach Gilberto Viadana
Carlo Fassi
Christa Fassi
Philippe Pellisier
Former choreographer Michaela Boschetto
Skating club H.I.L. Vallee d' Aoste
Began skating 1984
Retired 2003

Vanessa Giunchi (born 7 June 1980 in Milan) is an Italian former competitive figure skater. She is a two-time (1995, 2001) Italian national champion and represented Italy at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Early in her career, she was coached by Carlo Fassi.


Season Short program Free skating
  • Indian dance
  • Concerto for Piano and Violin
    by Franck


GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix (ISU Junior Series)

Event 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03
Olympics 20th
Worlds 21st 27th
Europeans 10th 19th 20th
GP Skate America 11th
Crystal Skate 2nd
Golden Spin 8th
Karl Schäfer 10th
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 13th QR 25th 28th
JGP Germany 18th
Blue Swords 12th J. 16th J.
Gardena 16th J. 5th J.
St. Gervais 7th
PFSA Trophy 2nd J.
Salchow Trophy 3rd J.
Italian Champ. 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd
J. = Junior level; QR = Qualifying round


  1. ^ a b "Vanessa GIUNCHI: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 January 2007. 
  2. ^ a b "Vanessa GIUNCHI: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 August 2002. 
  3. ^ a b "Vanessa GIUNCHI: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 17 July 2001. 
  4. ^ Nidetz, Stephen (28 January 2001). "Italian Skater Raises Eyebrows". Chicago Tribune. 

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