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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 
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Brian Joubert

Brian Joubert

  • Sport: Olympic Figure Skating
  • Nation: France
  • DOB: September 20, 1984
  • Career Highlights: 2007 world champion and three-time European champion. ... Missed the Grand Prix final in December after the blade of his left skate sliced through his right foot while doing a triple lutz. Joubert had a similar injury in February 2007 and went on to win world title. ... Came back for Europeans and finished third. ... After a disappointing third-place finish at the 2009 worlds, Joubert went back to Laurent Depouilly, his coach when he won his first European title in 2004. ... Has won a medal at all but one world championships (2005) since 2004. ... Expected to contend for a medal at the Turin Olympics, his nerves got the best of him and he finished sixth. ... One of the world's best jumpers, the quad is a staple of his short and long programs. ... World title in '07 was first by a Frenchman in 42 years. ... Began skating at 4 because his two older sisters skated.
  • Olympic History: 2006
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