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Robert Shmalo

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Robert Shmalo
Personal information
Full nameRobert Shmalo
Country representedUnited States
Born (1977-11-02) November 2, 1977 (age 42)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Former partnerKimberly Navarro
Former coachInese Bucevica
Former choreographerInese Bucevica
Natalia Bestemianova
Skating clubQueen City FSC

Robert Shmalo (born November 2, 1977 in Cincinnati) is an American former ice dancer who competed from 1997-2003 with Kimberly Navarro. With Navarro, Shmalo was an alternate for the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics.[1] Navarro / Shmalo were coached by Inese Bucevica and their choreographers included Natalia Bestemianova. Prior to Shmalo's ice dancing career, he was a medalist at the U.S. Championships in the compulsory figures event.

After retiring from skating, Shmalo turned to law and currently works as an attorney with the international law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York City.[2]

Competitive highlights

GP: Grand Prix

With Navarro

Event 99–00 00–01 01–02 02–03 03–04
GP NHK Trophy 8th
Finlandia Trophy 5th
Nebelhorn Trophy 9th
Golden Spin of Zagreb 13th
U.S. Championships 10th 6th 6th 7th

Compulsory figures

Event 1995 1996 1997 1998
U.S. Championships 10th 4th 3rd 2nd


  1. ^ Winter Olympic Rosters - Team USA
  2. ^ Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
  3. ^ a b "Kimberley NAVARRO / Robert SHMALO: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 25, 2004.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
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