|Most Recent Results:|
|2009 Skate America||159.03||3rd||2009|
|2009 Cup of Russia||148.50||6th||2009|
Júlia Sebestyén (; born May 14, 1981 in Miskolc, Hungary) is a Hungarian figure skater. She is the 2004 European Champion. She is the first Hungarian woman to win the European title.
Sebestyén began skating at the age of 4, practicing on the outdoor ice rink Tiszaújváros. After she turned 13 her situation improved. She still represents the club Tiszaújvárosi SC. Her former coach was András Száraz. She changed coaches to Gurgen Vardanjan shortly after the 2005-2006 season.
She began competing on the senior international levein 1995. She made her senior ISU Championship debut at the 1995 European Figure Skating Championships, where she placed 15th. She competed at the 1998 Winter Olympics and placed 15th.
In the 1998-1999 post-Olympic season, Sebestyen competed on both the Junior Grand Prix and at senior ISU championships. She made her senior Grand Prix debut in the 1999-2000 season.
She competed at the 2002 Winter Olympics and placed 8th.
In 2004, she won the 2004 European Figure Skating Championships, becoming the first Hungarian woman to win that competition. Although Hungarian women had won the World Figure Skating Championships, the European Championships were not established in that time.
She competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics and placed 18th.
She began the 2006-2007 skating season strongly. She won the 2006 Cup of China and the silver medal at the 2006 Cup of Russia. This qualified her for the 2006-2007 Grand Prix Final, where she placed 6th. She placed 9th at the 2007 European Figure Skating Championships and 12th at the 2007 World Figure Skating Championships.
|Season||Short Program||Free Skating|
|2008-2009|| Song from a Secret Garden |
by Secret Garden
by Astor Piazzolla
performed by Bond
| Selection of Music |
by Edvin Marton
Competitive highlights Edit
Júlia Sebestyén has had a long competitive career. Her competitive highlights by season are split up into the tables below.
|World Figure Skating Championships||12th||22nd||12th||11th|
|Grand Prix Final||6th|
|Cup of Russia||3rd||6th||2nd||7th||7th|
|Cup of China||1st||5th|
|Golden Spin of Zagreb||1st|
|Ondrej Nepela Memorial||1st||2nd||1st|
|World Figure Skating Championships||7th||18th||8th||14th||6th|
|Grand Prix Final||6th|
|Cup of Russia||8th|
|Ondrej Nepela Memorial||1st||3rd|
|Karl Schäfer Memorial||3rd||2nd|
|Golden Spin of Zagreb||3rd|
|World Figure Skating Championships||19th||19th|
|World Junior Championships||21st||14th||9th|
|Junior Grand Prix, Hungary||2nd||1st|
|Junior Grand Prix, Mexico||6th|
|Junior Grand Prix, Germany||13th|
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