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Date of birth: 04.06.1987
Valtter VIRTANEN
Place of birth: Kerava
Height: 172 cm
FIN
Home town: Jyväskylä (FIN) and Oberstdorf (GER)
Profession: medical doctor, PhD
Hobbies: cooking, fishing 
Start sk. / Club: 1992 / Kerava SC
Internet / Social Media contact: Instagram: valtterthequaddoctor; Facebook: Valtter Virtanen
Coach: Michael Huth, Alina Mayer-Virtanen
Choreographer: Adam Solya
Former Coach: J.F. Ballester, Karel Fajfr
Practice low season: 18 h/week Peurunka, Oberstdorf/GER
Practice high season: 12 h/week Peurunka, Oberstdorf/GER
Music Short Program as of season 2020/2021
Thule by Travis Lake
This Place Was A Shelter by Ólafur Arnalds
Music Free Skating / Free Dance as of season 2020/2021
Sail by Awolnation
We Are by HAEVN (Symphonic Tales)
Personal Best Total Score 180.96 15.11.2018 ISU CS Inge Solar Memorial - Alpen Trophy 2018
Personal Best Score Short Program 62.16 14.11.2018 ISU CS Inge Solar Memorial - Alpen Trophy 2018
Personal Best Score Free Skating 118.80 15.11.2018 ISU CS Inge Solar Memorial - Alpen Trophy 2018
13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20 20/21
Olympic Games                
World Championship       33  35  32    31 
European Championship 29  18  26  23  19       
Four Continents                
World Juniors                
National Championship 2.S  1.S  1.S  1.S  1.S  2.S  2.S   
S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
International Competition Year Place International Competition Year Place
Golden Bear 2019, Zagreb 2019 4. Challenge Cup 2020, Den Haag 2020 14.
ISU CS Warsaw Cup 2019, Warsaw 2019 16. ISU CS Nebelhorn Trophy 2020, Oberstdorf 2020 13.
ISU CS Golden Spin of Zagreb 2019, Zagreb 2019 25. NRW Autumn Trophy 2020, Dortmund 2020 5.
Bavarian Open 2020, Oberstdorf 2020 10. Tallink Hotels Cup 2021, Tallinn 2021 5.
Virtanen is a medical doctor (Ph.D.) after graduating end of 2015 and works part-time in the emergency room of the hospital of Peurunka in Finland. He got married to Alina Mayer (GER), a  competitive figure skater, in July 2016 and their daughter was born in January 2021. His wife is part of his coaching team. He splits his training time between Germany and Finland.
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