Laurent Tobel (born 24 June 1975)[1] is a French former competitive figure skater. He is the 1998 Nepela Memorial champion, 1995 Czech Skate bronze medalist, and 1999 French national champion.[2] In the same season, Tobel achieved his career-best ISU Championship results – fifth at the 1999 Europeans in Prague and eighth at the 1999 Worlds in Helsinki.

Laurent Tobel
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Laurent Tobel in 2013
Personal information
Country representedFrance
Born (1975-06-24) 24 June 1975 (age 44)
Savigny-sur-Orge, France
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Former coachAnnick Gailhaguet, Pierre Trente, Gilles Beyer
Former choreographerAllen Schramm
Skating clubCSG Champigny

Tobel's coaches included Gilles Beyer, Annick Gailhaguet, and Pierre Trente.[1] After retiring from competition, he became involved in shows.[3][4]


Season Short program Free skating
  • Austin Powers
    • Rock It

By: Herbie Hancock

  • Pink Panther


GP: Champions Series / Grand Prix

Event 87–88 90–91 92–93 93–94 94–95 95–96 96–97 97–98 98–99 99–00 00–01
Worlds 13th 16th 8th
Europeans 5th
GP Cup of Russia 6th
GP NHK Trophy 12th
GP Skate America 6th
GP Skate Canada 5th 6th
GP Trophée Lalique 6th 5th 4th
Czech Skate 3rd
Golden Spin 6th
Nepela Memorial 1st
Salchow Trophy 1st
St. Gervais 11th 19th
Ukrainian Souvenir 4th
Continents Cup 5th
International: Junior[1]
Junior Worlds 12th
Blue Swords 7th J
French Champ. 13th 10th WD 8th 5th 3rd 2nd 1st 5th 5th
J: Junior level; WD: Withdrew


  1. ^ a b c d e "Laurent TOBEL". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 7 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b "TITRES FRANCAIS MESSIEURS" [French national champions] (in French). Francais Volants. Archived from the original on 17 April 2008.
  3. ^ Golinsky, Reut; Bertoloni, Anna (22 March 2014). "Laurent Tobel: "After years of making people laugh, finally I made them cry!"". Absolute Skating.
  4. ^ Castellaro, Barbara (13 November 2012). "Laurent Tobel: "Vi racconto il mio Music on ice"" [Laurent Tobel interview]. (in Italian).

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