Spanish figure skater Marco Zandron has signed a contract with Barquero, the father of the team’s youngest member. Zandron and Barquero will compete in the 2020 Olympic Winter Games. The pair is the first Spanish pair to qualify for the Winter Games. Zandron has an older brother who competes at the World level for Austria.
23 year old
Marco Zandron, 23, was born on 30 September 1998. He is a competitive figure skater and competes for Spain in pairs. His current partner is Laura Barquero. Together, they are the 2021 Spanish national champions and 2021 CS Nebelhorn Trophy silver medalists. Previously, he competed for Italy, where he partnered with Federica Zamponi. They have also competed on the ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit.
Barquero has since failed to qualify for the 2022 World Championships, as she was deemed a potential doper. Her positive sample was obtained from a finger cut during her short program. She has since been barred from the event because of her pending anti-doping case.
Marco ZANDRON was born on September 30, 1998, in Bolzano, Italy. He is 23 years old and is a libra (stellar sign). His height is 6’4″ or 1.92 meters. His birthday falls on a Wednesday. This means he will turn 24 in 34 days.
Italian figure skater Marco Zandron was born on September 30, 1998, in Bolzano. He is a libra (star sign) and stands six feet, four inches, or 1.92 meters. His birthday is a Wednesday. He will turn 24 in 34 days.
Zandron began skating at the age of six and soon became a member of the national team. In 2010, he started representing Italy internationally at the novice level, and began competing in international competitions as a senior. In the following years, he won eight medals at junior and senior international assignments. During this time, he also competed in the ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit, competing with Federica Zamponi.
Marco Zandron and Laura Barquero are a Spanish pair skating team. They won the 2021 Spanish national championship and the silver medal at the CS Nebelhorn Trophy. The duo has been a part of the team since 2015. In the past, Laura has been the sole member of the team, but now the two have switched roles.
They are a new team to watch for the winter Olympics. Laura Barquero and Marco Zandron will be competing in the pairs event at the upcoming Olympics. Their new partnership is a big deal in the world of figure skating, as they are the first Spanish team to qualify for the Winter Olympics.
The two started the season with two Challenger assignments. They finished fifth at the CS Lombardia Trophy and eighth at the CS Finlandia Trophy. Afterwards, they competed in the Grand Prix, with two assignments in Helsinki and one at the NHK Trophy. They also placed seventh at the 2019 European Championships, where they won their second consecutive national title. The duo were fifteenth at the 2019 World Championships.
The ITA has informed Barquero of the case, and she is entitled to request an analysis of her B-sample. The Spanish figure skater and her partner Marco Zandron finished 11th in the short programme and 11th in the long programme. The pair is not the only one to test positive for prohibited substances. The ITA has also informed Lidiia Hunko, Hossein Saveh-Shemshaki and Valentyna Kaminska.