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Marina Piredda

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Marina Piredda
Personal information
Country representedItaly
Born (2002-09-28) 28 September 2002 (age 17)
Cavalese, Italy
Height1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
CoachJoanna Szczypa
ChoreographerFrancesca Cotogni
Skating clubFiemme on Ice Cavalese
Training locationsCavalese
Began skating2006
ISU personal best scores
Combined total180.55
2019 World Team Trophy
Short program60.33
2019 World Team Trophy
Free skate120.22
2019 World Team Trophy

Marina Piredda (born 28 September 2002) is an Italian figure skater. She is the 2019 Toruń Cup champion, 2019 Cup of Tyrol bronze medalist, 2019 Dragon Trophy bronze medalist, and 2020 Italian national silver medalist.

Career

Early years

Piredda began learning to skate in 2006.[1] Joanna Szczypa became her coach when she was about five years old.[2]

Making her junior international debut, Piredda won silver at the Cup of Tyrol in February 2017. Continuing in the junior ranks, she took gold at the Dragon Trophy in February 2018 and Egna Trophy in April 2018.

2018–2019 season

In September, Piredda debuted on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series, placing 13th in British Columbia, Canada. In December, she won the junior ladies' title at the Italian Championships.

Piredda's senior international debut came in January 2019, at the Toruń Cup. After winning gold in Poland, she medalled at two other senior events, taking bronze at the Dragon Trophy in Slovenia and Cup of Tyrol in Austria. She was selected to represent Italy at the 2019 World Championships in Saitama, Japan.

Programs

Season Short program Free skating
2018–2019
  • The Here And After
    by Jun Miyake
    choreo. by Francesca Cotogni

Competitive highlights

CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

International[3]
Event 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20
Worlds 27th
CS Golden Spin WD
CS Ice Star 7th
CS Warsaw Cup 18th
Cup of Tyrol 3rd
Dragon Trophy 3rd
Egna Trophy 3rd
Golden Bear WD
Toruń Cup 1st
Skate Helena TBD
International: Junior[3]
JGP Canada 13th
Bavarian Open 11th
Cup of Nice 12th
Cup of Tyrol 2nd
Dragon Trophy 1st
Egna Trophy 1st
Golden Bear 8th
Halloween Cup 2nd
Merano Cup 11th
Prague Ice Cup 1st
International: Advanced novice[4]
Bavarian Open 3rd 2nd
Cup of Tyrol 2nd
Gardena/Egna 4th 1st
Golden Bear 4th
Merano Cup 3rd 2nd
National[3][4]
Italian Champ. 1st N 5th J 3rd J 1st J 2nd
Team events
World Team Trophy 6th T
7th P
J = Junior level

References

  1. ^ "Marina PIREDDA: 2018/2019". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 March 2019.
  2. ^ Castellaro, Barbara (30 September 2018). "Una famiglia di allenatori: Joanna Szczypa". artonice.it (in Italian).
  3. ^ a b c "Competition Results: Marina PIREDDA". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Marina PIREDDA". rinkresults.com. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
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