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Robin Szolkowy

Pair Skater
Male
Born Jul 17, 1979
Age 36
Hometown Greifswald

Robin Szolkowy is a German pair skater. With partner Aliona Savchenko, he is a four-time World Champion, the 2010 Olympic bronze medalist, a four-time (2007–2009, 2011) European Champion, a three-time Grand Prix Final Champion, and a seven-time (2004–2009, 2011) German National Champion. Savchenko & Szolkowy scored the first 10.0 ever given by a judge under the ISU Judging System.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1979 Birth Born on July 14, 1979.
1983 3 Years Old Szolkowy began skating in Erfurt in 1983 after his mother saw an advertisement for a new skating rink. … Read More

TEENAGE

1995 15 Years Old Savchenko/Szolkowy won the European Championships for the first time, becoming the first German pair skaters to win the title in twelve years; their coach, Ingo Steuer, had won with Mandy Wötzel in 1995. … Read More

TWENTIES

2000 - 2006 4 More Events
Savchenko/Szolkowy made their third World appearance at the 2007 World Championships. … Read More
2008 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2008, Savchenko/Szolkowy successfully defended their European title. Finishing first in both segments with a total score of 202.39 points, they won their second European title by a 32.98-point lead over silver medalists Maria Mukhortova / Maxim Trankov. At the 2008 World Championships, held in Gothenburg, Sweden, they placed second in the short program, 2.36 points behind Zhang/Zhang of Chin, and first in the free skate, 6.74 ahead of Jessica Dubé / Bryce Davison. … Read More
In late January 2009, they competed at the 2009 European Championships as the defending champions. … Read More

THIRTIES

…  With partner Aliona Savchenko, he is the 2010 and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist, a five-time World champion (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014), a four-time European champion (2007–2009, 2011), a four-time Grand Prix Final champion (2007, 2010, 2011, 2013), and an eight-time German national champion (2004–2009, 2011, 2014). … Read More
At the 2011 World Championships, Savchenko/Szolkowy were in second place following the short program. … Read More
At the 2012 World Championships in Nice, France, Savchenko/Szolkowy were first in the short program on 28 March. … Read More
They won silver medals at both the 2013 European Championships and the 2013 World Championships.
Szolkowy married Romy Born, who is originally from Zürich, on 1 August 2014 in Chemnitz. … Read More
2015 35 Years Old In March 2015, it was announced that he would serve as Germany's pair skating development coordinator on a freelance basis.
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