Nathalie Weinzierl

Nathalie Weinzierl (born 8 April 1994) is a German figure skater. She is a two-time German national champion (2014, 2017) and has won eleven senior international medals, including gold at the Bavarian Open, Dragon Trophy, and Egna Trophy, and Merano Cup. She has placed as high as 7th at the European Championships and competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Nathalie Weinzierl
2012 European FSC Nathalie Weinzierl2.jpg
Weinzierl in 2012
Personal information
Country representedGermany
Born (1994-04-08) 8 April 1994 (age 26)
Saarbrücken, Germany
Home townFrankenthal
Height1.59 m (5 ft 2 12 in)
CoachPeter Sczypa
Former coachKarin Stephan, Günter Zöller
ChoreographerEdoardo De Bernardis
Former choreographerFrancesca Cotogni, Stéphane Lambiel, Frank Dehne
Skating clubMannheimer ERC
Training locationsMannheim
Began skating2001
ISU personal best scores
Combined total157.45
2018 CS Nebelhorn Trophy
Short program57.53
2018 CS Nebelhorn Trophy
Free skate99.92
2018 CS Nebelhorn Trophy

Personal lifeEdit

Nathalie Weinzierl was born in Saarbrücken, Germany.[1][2] She trained in alpine racing at SC Frankenthal from 1999–2005.[3]

Skating careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Weinzierl began training in figure skating in 2001 at Mannheim MERC, coached by Günter Zöller from 2002.[4][3] She won the German bronze medal on the novice level in 2006,[5] silver on the youth level in 2007,[6] and silver as a junior in 2008.[7] She began competing on the national senior level in the 2008–2009 season, placing 13th in her debut. She changed coaches in August 2009, joining Karin Stephan.[3]

In the 2009–2010 season, Weinzierl debuted on the Junior Grand Prix series, placing 24th and 28th in her two events. Toward the end of the season, she made her first appearance on the international senior level, finishing 5th at the 2010 Triglav Trophy. Peter Sczypa became her coach in August 2011.[3]

2011–2012 seasonEdit

Weinzierl competed with a broken blade in the free skate at the 2012 German Championships.[8] She was assigned to her first ISU Championships, the 2012 European Championships, where she finished 22nd. She then won her first senior international medal, gold, at the 2012 Bavarian Open. She withdrew from the 2012 Coupe du Printemps.[9]

2012–2013 seasonEdit

Weinzierl returned to the JGP series, finishing 9th and 10th in her two events, and then won her first senior national medal, silver, at the 2013 German Championships. After placing 9th in her second Europeans, she competed at the 2013 World Junior Championships, finishing 10th. Weinzierl was also assigned to her first senior World Championships and placed 19th.

2013–2014 season: Sochi OlympicsEdit

Weinzierl took gold at the Merano Cup and bronze at the Cup of Nice before winning her first senior national title at the 2014 German Championships. She competed at the Europeans, finishing 8th. Weinzierl was selected to represent Germany at the Winter Olympics, held in February 2014 in Sochi, Russia.[1] Ranked 10th in the short program and 21st in the free skate, she finished 18th overall in the ladies' event. In March, she placed 12th at the 2014 World Championships in Saitama, Japan.

2014–2015 seasonEdit

Weinzierl missed the first half of the season due to a back injury.[10] She withdrew from both her Grand Prix assignments. Weinzierl competed at two Challenger events, placing 5th at Lombardia Trophy and 7th at Ondrej Nepela Trophy. She won the silver medal at the German Championships behind Nicole Schott. At the 2015 European Championships in Stockholm, Sweden, she placed 12th.

2015–2016 seasonEdit

Weinzierl started her season with a 9th place at the 2015 Nebelhorn Trophy. She competed at two additional Challenger events, placing 10th at Ice Challenge and 6th at Tallinn Trophy. She won her third silver medal from the German Championships, this time behind Lutricia Bock. At the 2016 European Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, Weinzierl placed 7th in both segments and overall. She did not qualify to the free skate at the 2016 World Championships in Boston, placing 35th in the short program.

ProgramsEdit

Season Short program Free skating
2018–2019
2017–2018
[11][12]
2016–2017
[13]
2015–2016
[10]
2014–2015
[14]
  • Fever
    performed by Ted Heath and His Music
2013–2014
[15]
  • Fever
    performed by Ted Heath and His Music
2012–2013
[16]
2011–2012
[8]
  • Shall We Dance
    by Perfidia
2010–2011
[17]
  • 42nd Street
    by Harry Warren
  • Love Story
    by Henry Mancini
2009–2010
[18]
  • 42nd Street
    by Harry Warren
  • Mac and Mable
    by Jerry Herman

Competitive highlightsEdit

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

Seasons: 2009–10 to presentEdit

International[19]
Event 09–10 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19-20
Olympics 18th
Worlds 19th 12th 35th
Europeans 22nd 9th 8th 12th 7th 17th 21st
GP Rostelecom WD
GP Skate Canada WD
CS Golden Spin TBD
CS Ice Challenge 10th
CS Lombardia 5th 8th 9th
CS Nebelhorn 9th 4th 7th
CS Ondrej Nepela 7th
CS Tallinn Trophy 6th WD
CS Warsaw Cup WD
Bavarian Open 1st 1st 2nd 3rd
Coupe du Printemps WD 2nd 8th
Cup of Nice 18th 20th 3rd 5th WD
Dragon Trophy 1st
Egna Spring Trophy 1st 6th
Int. Challenge Cup 4th
Merano Cup 6th 1st
Nebelhorn Trophy 10th 7th 8th
NRW Trophy 14th 11th 6th 3rd
Ondrej Nepela 5th
Slovenia Open 3rd
Triglav Trophy 5th 12th
Universiade WD
International: Junior[19]
Junior Worlds 10th
JGP Austria 9th
JGP Belarus 24th
JGP Germany 10th
JGP Turkey 28th
Cup of Nice 10th
Merano Cup 5th
NRW Trophy 10th
National[19]
German Champ. 7th 8th 6th 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd
Team events
Olympics 8th T
9th P
J = Junior level; TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew
T = Team result; P = Personal result

Seasons: 2005–2006 to 2008–2009Edit

International[19]
Event 05–06 06–07 07–08 08–09
Cup of Nice 4th J
NRW Trophy 4th J
National[19]
German Champ. 3rd N 2nd Y 2nd J 13th
Levels: N = Novice; Y = Youth; J = Junior

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Nathalie Weinzierl" (PDF) (in German). Eissport-Verband Baden-Württemberg. Archived (PDF) from the original on 10 January 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d "Nathalie Weinzierl Resume". Official site of Nathalie Weinzierl. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  4. ^ Castellaro, Barbara (12 January 2017). "Incontriamo a Torino la campionessa tedesca Nathalie Weinzierl" [Meeting German champion Nathalie Weinzierl in Turin]. artonice.it (in Italian).
  5. ^ "2006 German Novice Ladies Figure Skating Championships". Deutsche Eislauf Union.
  6. ^ "2007 German Youth Ladies Figure Skating Championships". Deutsche Eislauf Union.
  7. ^ "2008 German Junior Ladies Figure Skating Championships". Deutsche Eislauf Union.
  8. ^ a b "Nathalie WEINZIERL: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 22 January 2012.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  9. ^ "Senior Ladies Results Coupe du Printemps 2012" (PDF). Retrieved 18 March 2012.
  10. ^ a b "Nathalie WEINZIERL: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 28 May 2016.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  11. ^ "Nathalie WEINZIERL: 2018/2019". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 14 September 2018.
  12. ^ "Nathalie WEINZIERL: 2017/2018". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 29 May 2018.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  13. ^ "Nathalie WEINZIERL: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 21 May 2017.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  14. ^ "Nathalie WEINZIERL: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 21 May 2015.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  15. ^ "Nathalie WEINZIERL: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 22 June 2014.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  16. ^ "Nathalie WEINZIERL: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 25 August 2013.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  17. ^ "Nathalie WEINZIERL: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 28 January 2011.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  18. ^ "Nathalie WEINZIERL: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 22 August 2010.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  19. ^ a b c d e "Competition Results: Nathalie WEINZIERL". International Skating Union.

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