Date of birth: 02.05.1979 Olga BESTANDIGOVA
Place of birth: Bratislava SVK
Height: 154 cm
Home town: Bratislava SVK
Profession: athlete
Hobbies: make up artistry, drawing, gym, pets
Start sk. / Club: 1984 /
Former Partners Jozef Bestandig, Vladimir Futas
Date of birth: 10.08.1975 Ilhan MANSIZ
Place of birth: Kempten GER
Height: 184 cm
Home town: Munich GER
Profession: athlete
Hobbies: xbox, playstation, cars, motorbikes, reading, gym, running
Start sk. / Club: 2010 /
Former Partners
Coach: Doug Ladret, Don Baldwin, Tiffany Vise
Choreographer: Doug Ladret, Olga Bestandigova
Former Coach: Alexander K├Ânig, Stefan Zins
Practice low season: h / week at Scottsdale/USA
Practice high season: h / week at Scottsdale/USA
Music Short Program / Short Dance as of season 2013/2014
To Build the Home by Cinematic Orchestra
Music Free Skating / Free Dance as of season 2013/2014
The Last Samurai (soundtrack) by Hans Zimmer
Personal Best Total Score81.9427.09.2013 Nebelhorn Trophy 2013
Personal Best Score Short Program33.1426.09.2013 Nebelhorn Trophy 2013
Personal Best Score Free Skating48.8027.09.2013 Nebelhorn Trophy 2013
Olympic Games
World Champ.
European Champ.
Four Continents
World Juniors
National Champ.
S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
International CompetitionYearPlace
Nebelhorn Trophy 2013 Oberstdorf 2013 19.
O. Nepela Memorial 2013 Bratislava 2013 5.
Ice Challenge 2014 Graz 2014 8.
Internation CompetitionYearPlace
Golden Spin of Zagreb 2014 Zagreb 2014 9.
Mentor Nestle Torun Cup 2015 Torun 2015 5.
Bestandigova/Mansiz teamed up in 2007 for a TV show and then started training seriously in 2010. Bestandigova competed in pair skating at the World and Olympic level with her former partners. Mansiz was a professional soccer player and won the World bronze medal with the Turkish National Team in 2002, scoring three important goals including a golden goal in the quarter-final. He also played in the Turkish and German premier leagues as well as in Japan. Mansiz ended his soccer career because of injuries in 2006. He attempted a comeback in 2009 before turning again to figure skating with Bestandigova. Mansiz also appeared in Turkish TV series and has a daughter, Aimee, born in 2003.
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