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Country represented  Germany
Name  Stefano Caruso
Home town  Milan
Skating club  TSC Berlin
Weight  76 kg
Choreographer  Jutta Deutschland
Height  1.80 m
Role  Ice dancer

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Born  19 April 1987 (age 28) (1987-04-19) Rome, Italy
Former coach  Valter Rizzo, Brunilde Bianchi, Luca Mantovani
Former choreographer  Nikolai Morozov, Michela Boschetto, S. Atti
Coach  Barbara Fusar-Poli, Rene Lohse, Martin Skotnicky
Former partner  Tanja Kolbe, Isabella Pajardi
People also search for  Tanja Kolbe, Isabella Pajardi, Gabriella Papadakis

Former country(ies) represented  Italy

German ice dance couple tanja kolbe and stefano caruso during accreditation at europeans

Stefano Caruso (born 19 April 1987) is an ice dancer with dual German and Italian citizenship. Representing Germany with Tanja Kolbe, he won seven international medals and two German national silver medals. They placed eighth at the 2013 European Championships and competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics, finishing 19th. Earlier in his career, Caruso competed for Italy with Isabella Pajardi.


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Personal life

Stefano Caruso was born 19 April 1987 in Rome, Italy. His father is from Naples and his mother is from Hungary. He started skating at the age of 8 in Mentana, Rome. He moved to Milan in 2000 and he started competing for Italy with Isabella Pajardi. He is a student of languages and communication in Bergamo. In September 2013, he became a German citizen while retaining his Italian citizenship. In January 2014, he began working for the Bundeswehr's sports group.

Early career

Caruso began skating at the age of nine, in ice dance from the start, and teamed up with Isabella Pajardi in 2000. They won the 2008 Italian national junior title and placed 9th at the 2008 World Junior Championships. After they split up in 2010, Caruso had tryouts with an American, Isabella Tobias, and a Canadian.

Partnership with Kolbe

Caruso teamed up with Tanja Kolbe in 2010 to represent Germany. In their first season together, they took bronze at the 2010 Ice Challenge and at the 2011 German Championships.

In their second season together, Kolbe/Caruso won two international medals, gold at the 2011 NRW Trophy and bronze at the Istanbul Cup. They took the silver medal at the German Championships and were assigned to the 2012 European Championships where they finished 12th. The duo split up after the event but teamed up again in July 2012.

In the 2012–13 season, Kolbe/Caruso took silver again at the German Championships and earned another trip to the European Championships where they finished 8th. They won two international medals – bronze at both the New Year's Cup and Volvo Open Cup.

In the 2013–14 season, Kolbe/Caruso were invited to their first Grand Prix event, the 2013 Trophee Eric Bompard where they placed 7th. They added two more international medals to their collection – bronze at the 2013 Ondrej Nepela Trophy and Ice Challenge. In February 2014, Kolbe/Caruso competed at the Winter Olympics in Sochi and finished 19th. They announced the end of their partnership in June 2014.

Post-competitive career

After ending his competitive career in 2014, Caruso began a coaching partnership with Barbara Fusar-Poli at Milan's Agorà ice rink.


Stefano Caruso Wikipedia