Michał Zych

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Michał Zych (Polish pronunciation: [ˈmixaw ˈzɨx]; born 28 May 1982 in Gdynia) is a Polish former competitive ice dancer. With Aleksandra Kauc, he became a three-time Polish national champion and the 2004 Golden Spin of Zagreb silver medalist. The duo competed in the final segment at three European Championships, three World Championships, and the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Michał Zych
Personal information
Country represented Poland
Born (1982-05-28) 28 May 1982 (age 37)
Gdynia, Poland
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
PartnerAleksandra Kauc
Marta Dzióbek
Agnieszka Szot
CoachMaria Olszewska-Lelonkiewicz
Mirosław Plutowski
ChoreographerNikolai Morozov
Krystyna Ryszkiewicz
Skating clubMKL Lodz
ISU personal best scores
Combined total153.03
2003 Nebelhorn Trophy
Comp. dance33.16
2004 Nebelhorn Trophy
Original dance47.37
2004 Nebelhorn Trophy
Free dance79.88
2003 Nebelhorn Trophy


Early in his career, Zych competed with Agnieszka Szot.

From 2000 to 2002, he competed with Marta Dzióbek, with whom he is the 2002 Polish junior bronze medalists.

From 2003 to 2006, he competed with partner Alexandra Kauc. Kauc and Zych are three time Polish national champions. They competed three times at the European Figure Skating Championships and the World Figure Skating Championships. They placed 21st at the 2006 Winter Olympics. After beginning the 2006-2007 season at the 2006 Nebelhorn Trophy, they ended their partnership.


With KaucEdit

Season Original dance Free dance
  • Tango
  • Salsa
  • Rhumba Tambah
  • Salsa
  • Mary Ann
    by Ray Charles
  • Unchain My Heart
    by Ray Charles
  • Georgia In My Mind
    by Ray Charles
  • Mess Around
    by Ray Charles
  • Slow Foxtrot: Stepping Out with my Baby
  • Quickstep: Too Hot to Hold
  • Selections
    by Goran Bregovic
  • Blues: Loving
    by Oscar Benton
  • Rock'n'Roll: Back to Back
    by Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Cha Cha
    by Ricky Martin
  • Rhumba
  • Samba
    by Ricky Martin

With DzióbekEdit

Season Short dance Free dance
  • Bulerias
    by Paco de Lucia
    Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
  • Verano Parteno
    by Astor Piazzolla
    Symphony Orchestra of Toulouse
  • Attack
    by Hans Zimmer
  • And Then I Kissed Him
    by Hans Zimmer
  • War
    by Hans Zimmer

Competitive highlightsEdit

With KaucEdit

Event 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07
Olympics 21st
Worlds 24th 22nd 19th
Europeans 14th 17th 16th
GP Cup of China 7th
GP Cup of Russia 9th 8th
GP Skate America 10th
Finlandia 4th
Golden Spin 2nd
Karl Schäfer 9th
Nebelhorn 5th WD 4th
Polish Champ. 1st 1st 1st
GP = Grand Prix; WD = Withdrew

With DzióbekEdit

Event 2001–2002
JGP Netherlands 10th
JGP Poland 12th
Helena Pajovic Cup 1st J.
Polish Championships 3rd J.
JGP = Junior Grand Prix; J. = Junior level


  1. ^ a b "Alexandra KAUC / Michal ZYCH: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 20 June 2007.
  2. ^ a b "Alexandra KAUC / Michal ZYCH: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 25 April 2006.
  3. ^ a b "Alexandra KAUC / Michal ZYCH: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 5 April 2005.
  4. ^ a b "Alexandra KAUC / Michal ZYCH: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 June 2004.
  5. ^ a b "Marta DZIOBEK / Michal ZYCH: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 August 2002.

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