Lausanne, Switzerland

It is with regret and sorrow that the ISU learned of the death of former ISU Judge, International Referee and Personal Assistant to the ISU President, Mrs. Simonetta Spalluto, who passed away on October 15, 2020 at the age of 65.

Simonetta served as an ISU Judge and International Referee for Ice Dance at numerous International Competitions and ISU Events including the ISU World Figure Skating Championships.
Between 2006 and 2016, she served a loyal and efficient Personal Assistant to ISU President Ottavio Cinquanta.

Very passionate about Sport, Simonetta was also very much involved in the organization of the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino and the 2018 ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Milan.

Apart from Skating, Simonetta has also dedicated her time as a very active volunteer in a pediatric hospital for many years.

She will be remembered fondly for her energetic demeanor, kindness, and professionalism.

The ISU pays tribute to Simonetta Spalluto and will remember her with affection.