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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 
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Robin Szolkowy

Robin Szolkowy

  • Sport: Olympic Figure Skating
  • Nation: Germany
  • DOB: July 14, 1979
  • Career Highlights: Szolkowy and Aliona Savchenko are the two-time defending world champions in pairs. ... Finished second at Europeans after winning three straight titles. ... First German skaters to win the world title since Mandy Woetzel and Ingo Steuer in 1997. Steuer is now their coach. ... Finished third at Grand Prix final for a second straight year. ... Savchenko moved from her native Ukraine to Germany in 2003 to skate with Szolkowy. They won their first German title after just a few months together. ... Sixth at the 2006 Olympics. ... One of world's most athletic yet versatile pairs. Not afraid to take risks, either, whether it's with their costumes or music choices. ... Was a singles skater until he was 16. ... One of his previous pairs partners was Claudia Rauschenbach, daughter of 1980 Olympic gold medalist Annett Poetzsch and niece of two-time Olympic champion Katarina Witt.
  • Olympic History: 2006
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