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Cynthia Phaneuf
  • Born: 01/16/1988
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 168cm
  • Weight: 60kg
  • Birthplace: Contrecoeur, Quebec

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Veteran of two World Championships … 2003 Canadian champion … Skated in four ISU Four Continents, top result silver in 2004.

World Championship (WC) Results

2009 (Los Angeles, USA): 15th 2005 (Moscow, RUS): 20th

Career Notes

2009-10: Won silver at nationals, earning an Olympic berth … Was 6th at NHK Trophy and 7th at Skate Canada International. 2008-09: Finished career-best 15th at WC (03/29/09) … Skated to 5th place at ISU Four Continents … Canadian Championships silver medallist … Was 7th at NHK Trophy and 8th at Skate Canada International. 2007-08: Finished 7th at ISU Four Continents … Bronze medallist at nationals … Skated to 10th spot at Skate Canada International. 2006-07: It was a return-from-injury season … Finished 15th at ISU Four Continents … Grabbed 4th spot at nationals. 2005-06: Hurt right ankle in practice, led to a stress fracture that cost her the season and an Olympic berth. 2004-05: Finished 20th in first WC … Silver medallist at nationals … Finished sixth at Grand Prix Final … Won Skate Canada International … Skate America silver medallist and 5th-place finisher at Nebelhorn Trophy. 2003-04: A breakthrough season … Captured silver at ISU Four Continents, her first-ever senior international event (01/23/04) … At age 15, beat Joannie Rochette and six-time winner Jennifer Robinson to become Canadian champion … Elected to skate at Junior WC, finished 10th … Won bronze at a Junior Grand Prix. 2002-03: Finished 7th at nationals … Captured bronze at a Junior Grand Prix in Montreal … As junior, won the Mladost Trophy. 1998-2002: Finished 2nd at 2002 junior nationals … Won a 2001 Junior Grand Prix.


Injury forced her to reconsider future and question figure skating career … Started skating at age four … Landed first triple jump, a triple salchow, at age 11 … Switched to golden blades for the 2003-04 season … Considers herself not bad at cooking.

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