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Luca Mantovani

Luca Mantovani Italian figure skater

Italian figure skater
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Italian figure skater
Countries Italy
Occupations Figure skater
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 7 October 1968 (Monza, Province of Monza and Brianza, Lombardy, Italy)
Star sign LibraLibra
The details
Biography

Luca Mantovani (born 7 October 1968) is an Italian ice dancing coach and former competitor. With Anna Croci, he is the 1987 Grand Prix International St. Gervais champion, 1990 Nations Cup bronze medalist, and 1992 Lysiane Lauret Challenge bronze medalist. The two represented Italy at the 1992 Winter Olympics.

Personal life

Mantovani was born 7 October 1968 in Monza, Italy. He is married to former single skater Tony Bombardieri.

Career

Mantovani competed for at least eight seasons with Anna Croci. During their career, they were coached by Tatiana Tarasova, Natalia Linichuk, Muriel Boucher-Zazoui, and Joan Slater.

Croci/Mantovani made their ISU Championship debut at the 1985 Junior Worlds, where they placed 12th. Two years later, they finished fourth at the 1987 Junior Worlds in Kitchener, Ontario.

Croci/Mantovani competed at three European Championships—placing as high as 8th, in 1990 (Leningrad)—and four World Championships, achieving their best result, 13th, in 1992 (Oakland, California). They were named in Italy's team to the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville; the duo finished 13th in France after placing 13th in both compulsory dances, 13th in the original dance, and 12th in the free dance.

Mantovani is a coach at S.S.D. S.r.l. Icelab in Bergamo.

Competitive highlights

With Croci

International
Event 84–85 85–86 86–87 87–88 88–89 89–90 90–91 91–92
Olympics 13th
Worlds 15th 14th 15th 13th
Europeans 13th 8th 11th
Inter. de Paris 6th
Lysiane Lauret 3rd
Nations Cup 3rd
Skate America 9th 8th
Skate Canada 4th
St. Gervais 1st
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 12th 8th 4th
Autumn Trophy 2nd

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