Mai Asada

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Mai Asada
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Mai Asada in 2006
Personal information
Country representedFlag of Japan.svg  Japan
Born (1988-07-17) 17 July 1988 (age 32)
Meitō-ku, Nagoya, Japan
Residence Nagoya, Japan
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Former coach Takeshi Honda [1]
Nadezhda Kanaeva
Rafael Arutyunyan
Machiko Yamada
Higuchi Mihoko
Former choreographer Lori Nichol
Tatiana Tarasova
Nikolai Morozov
Skating clubGrand Prix Tokai FSC
Chukyo University Nagoya
Training locations Lake Arrowhead, California
Nagoya
Kyoto
Began skating1996
ISU personal best scores
Combined total141.65
2006 Four Continents
Short program55.80
2005 Andorra Cup
Free skate89.63
2006 Skate America

Mai Asada (浅田 舞, Asada Mai, born 17 July 1988) is a Japanese former competitive figure skater. She won two gold medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series and placed fourth at the 2003 and 2004 World Junior Championships. She made her senior international debut at the 2006 Four Continents Championships, where she placed sixth.

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Asada studied ballet before taking up skating at the age of eight or nine. [2] She is the elder sister of Mao Asada, [3] a three-time World champion and the 2010 Olympic silver medalist.

Asada has worked as a model [4] and TV presenter. [5]

Programs

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2007–2008
[3]
2003–2004
[2] [6]
  • What I Am To You
2002–2003
[7]
  • Rondo Adagio Espressivo

Competitive highlights

International [8]
Event98–9999–0000–0101–0202–0303–0404–0505–0606–0707–08 08–09
Four Continents 6th
GP Cup of China 6th
GP NHK Trophy WD
GP Skate America 6th8th
International: Junior [8]
Junior Worlds 4th4th
JGP Final 4th5th
JGP Andorra 1st
JGP Japan 2nd4th
JGP Serbia 5th
JGP Slovakia 1st
National [8]
Japan Champ. 8th6th8th8th8th12th15th
Japan Junior 2nd2nd2nd7th
Japan Novice13th B7th B7th A6th A
WD = Withdrew

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References

  1. "Profile: Mai Asada" (in Japanese). Official website of Mao and Mai Asada. Archived from the original on 19 December 2010.
  2. 1 2 Mittan, Barry (1 June 2004). "Asada is a True Ballerina on Ice". GoldenSkate. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  3. 1 2 "Mai ASADA: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 14 January 2010.
  4. Archived 9 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  5. "SUPER GT +(スーパーGTプラス):テレビ東京". Tv-tokyo.co.jp. Retrieved 2015-06-18.
  6. "Mai ASADA: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 7 February 2004.
  7. "Mai ASADA: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 August 2003.
  8. 1 2 3 "Competition Results: Mai ASADA". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 5 December 2013.

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