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Themistocles Nicholas "Themi" Leftheris (born December 20, 1982 in Tarpon Springs, Florida), is an American pair skater. With former partner Naomi Nari Nam, he is the 2007 U.S. bronze medalist.

Naomi Nari Nam and Themistocles Leftheris (*)

Career

Leftheris began skating at age 12.

With partner Jacqueline Jimenez, he is the 2001 U.S. novice silver medalist. They won a silver medal at the first event of the 2001-2002 ISU Junior Grand Prix. They did not get a second event because the USFSA did not send skaters to any of the events following the September 11, 2001 attacks.

With partner Julian Burns, he placed 13th at the 2005 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

Leftheris teamed up with Naomi Nari Nam in April, 2005.

After winning both the Regional and Pacific Coast Sectional, the pair placed 5th at the 2006 United States Figure Skating Championships.
Nam & Leftheris at the 2006 Skate America.

In the 2006–2007 season, Nam and Leftheris won the bronze medal at the 2006 Skate America event. They won the bronze medal at the 2007 U.S. Figure Skating Championships behind Rena Inoue and John Baldwin and Brooke Castile and Benjamin Okolski. They went on to the 2007 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships and placed 6th.

In the 2007–2008 season, they withdrew from their Grand Prix events with injury. They placed 7th at the 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

Naomi Nari Nam announced her retirement from competitive skating on October 10, 2008, citing her recurrent hip injury.[1]

He began competing with new partner Angelyn Nguyen in 2009. They won the bronze medal at the 2010 Pacific Coast Sectional Championships to qualify for the 2010 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.[2] They withdrew from the U.S. Championships before the event began.

His most recent partner is Lindsay Davis. They finished 8th at the 2011 United States Figure Skating Championships.

Programs
with Naomi Nari Nam Season Short program Free skating
2006–2007 Tango Jealousy
by Jacob Gade Caravan
2007–2008 Piano Fantasy
by Aaron Copland Liebestraum
by Franz Liszt

Competitive highlights
with Sarah Jo Damron-Brown Event 2000
U.S. Championships 4th N.

N = Novice level

with Jacqueline Jimenez Event 2000–2001 2001–2002
U.S. Championships 2nd N. 6th J.
Junior Grand Prix, Bulgaria 2nd
Eastern Sectionals 2nd J.

N = Novice level; J = Junior level

with Nicole Hartunian Event 2003–2004
Pacific Coast Sectionals 2nd J.

J = Junior level

with Julian Burns Event 2004–2005
U.S. Championships 13th
Pacific Coast Sectionals 2nd
Nam & Leftheris on the podium at the 2006 Skate America.
with Naomi Nari Nam Event 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008
Four Continents Championships 6th
U.S. Championships 5th 3rd 7th
Skate America 3rd
Pacific Coast Sectionals 1st
with Angelyn Nguyen Event 2009–2010
Pacific Coast Sectional Championships 3rd
with Lindsay Davis Event 2010–2011
U.S. Figure Skating Championships 8th

References

^ http://web.icenetwork.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20081010&content_id=52854&vkey=ice_news
^ "2010 Pacific Coast Sectional Championships 11/17/2009 - 11/22/2009 Senior Pairs Final Results". U.S. Figure Skating. Nov 20, 2009. Retrieved Nov 20, 2009.

Jacqueline Jimenez & Leftheris at the International Skating Union
Naomi Nari Nam & Leftheris at the International Skating Union
Lindsay Davis & Leftheris at the International Skating Union
Naomi Nari Nam & Leftheris at the United States Figure Skating Association
Lindsay Davis & Leftheris at the United States Figure Skating Association

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