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Melanie Robillard (born October 3, 1982 in Sussex, New Brunswick) is a curler originally from OttawaOntarioCanada. She currently coaches the Spanish national team, and lives inMadrid, where she works as an office manager.

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As a junior, Robillard curled for Jenn Hanna's team in 2000 as her lead. The rink would lose in the Ontario provincial junior finals that year, to Julie Reddick. In 2002, Robillard skipped her own team to the provincial junior finals, but lost once again to Reddick.[1] Robillard, who has a German mother, officially played alternate for the German team at the 2008 Ford World Women's Curling Championship, but ended up playing second for seven of the eleven matches. Later on in the year, she played lead for the German mixed team that won the gold medal at the 2008European Mixed Curling Championship.[2] She competed on the German women's teams, skipped by Andrea Schöpp, as second in the 2010 Winter Olympics, and as third in the 2010 Ford World Women's Curling Championship, which they won.[3][4]

In 2011, she coached both the Spanish men's and women's teams at the European Curling Championships.

Personal life[edit]Edit

Robillard formerly studied law at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. She currently works as an office manager for an investment firm. She speaks FrenchEnglishGerman and Spanish.[5]

In 2005, Robillard posed nude for a calendar to promote women's curling.[6]

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