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MaoAsada

Mao Asada (born Asada Mao on September 25, 1990 in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan) is a former Japanese competitive figure skater who is a silver medalist in the 2010 Olympics, a three-time World champion (2008, 2010 & 2014), a three-time Four Continents champion (2008, 2010 & 2013), and a four-time Grand Prix Final champion (2005–06, 2008–09, 2012–13 & 2013–14).

Mao is the only female figure skater who has landed three triple Axel jumps in one competition, which she achieved at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

CareerEdit

ProgramsEdit

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2016–17
  • Ritual Fire Dance by Artur Rubinstein; choreographed by Lori Nichol
  • En la cueva - La noche
  • Pantomime
  • El aparecido (from El amor brujo) by Manuel de Falla; choreo.
  • Ritual Fire Dance by Artur Rubinstein; choreographed by Lori Nichol
  • Cello Suites by Johann Sebastian Bach; choreographed by Lori Nichol
2015–16
2014–15 Did not compete this season
2013–14
2012–13
2010–11
2009–10
2008–09
2007–08
2006–07
2005–06
2004–05
2003–04
  • Habanera (from Carmen) by Georges Bizet; choreographed by Machiko Yamada, Mihoko Higuchi
2002–03
  • Say Hey Kids; choreographed by Machiko Yamada, Mihoko Higuchi
  • Inca Dance and Andes by Cusco; choreographed by Machiko Yamada, Mihoko Higuchi

Competitive HighlightsEdit

International
Event 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2015–16 2016–17
Olympics 2nd 6th
Worlds 2nd 1st 4th 1st 6th 6th 3rd 1st 7th
Four Continents 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 2nd 1st
Final 1st 2nd 2nd 1st WD 1st 1st 6th
Bompard 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 5th 9th
Cup of China 2nd 1st 1st
NHK Trophy 1st 1st 8th 2nd 1st 1st 3rd
Rostelecom 5th 1st
Skate Canada 1st
Skate America 3rd 1st 6th
Finlandia 2nd
International: Junior, novice
Junior Worlds 1st 2nd
Final 1st
Ukraine 1st
USA 1st
Mladost Trophy 1st N
Helena Pajovic 1st N
National
Event 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2015–16 2016–17
Japan Championship 7th 8th 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 1st 1st 3rd 3rd 12th
Japan Junior 4th 4th 1st
Japan Novice 1st 1st
Team events
Olympics 5th T
3rd P
World Team
Trophy
3rd T
1st P
3rd T
5th P
Japan Open 1st T
1st P
1st T
4th P
1st T
1st P
3rd T
3rd P
1st T
5th P
1st T
2nd P
1st T
1st P
1st T
1st P
N = Novice level; WD = Withdrew
T = Team result; P = Personal result. Medals awarded for team result only.