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Ando edges out Kim for World title

Ando edges out Kim for World title

Miki Ando upset Olympic Champion Yuna Kim to take her second World title in Moscow, while Italy’s Carolina Kostner came from sixth to bag the bronze medal.

Performing to Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto No. 1, Ando landed five triples…

Ando leads after short program; Asada second at Four Continents

Ando leads after short program; Asada second at Four Continents

The Japanese Ladies took the lead in the Ladies short program at the 2011 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships on Saturday. Miki Ando has a 3.17 lead over World Champion Mao Asada…

Ando leads in Tokyo; Kim second

Miki Ando of Japan took the lead in the short program, while Korea’s Yu-Na Kim currently sits in second.

Ando gave a solid performance which featured a triple Lutz-double loop, a triple flip, and double Axel. Though her layback spin was below par, the current World bronze medalist otherwise delivered two good level 4 spins. She earned a seasonal best of 66.20 points for her routine to a modern arrangement…

Miki Ando: “I was just lucky”

Miki Ando: “I was just lucky”

Miki Ando of Japan has won both her Grand Prix assignments (Rostelecom Cup of Russia and NHK Trophy), and is…

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Highs and Lows for Ando

Highs and Lows for Ando

Japan’s Miki Ando has had a career filled with highs and lows. The high point so far for Ando was her win at the 2007 World Figure Skating Championships in Japan, where she beat out…

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Ando wins gold in Tokyo

Ando wins gold in Tokyo

The 2007 ISU World Figure Skating Championships concluded Saturday with the Ladies Free…

2006 Skate America: Ladies Highlights

Miko Ando of Japan won her first senior Grand Prix gold medal at her second visit to Skate America, while teammate Mao Asada captured the bronze. USA’s Kimmie Meissner settled for the silver in her first appearance at a Skate America event.

Short Program

Asada, who was last to skate, opened her routine with a triple Lutz followed by a good triple flip-triple loop combination. The Junior World silver medalist also…

Ando Completes Set of Junior Worlds Medals

Ando Completes Set of Junior Worlds Medals

Japan’s Miki Ando capped her junior career by winning the gold medal at the 2004 World Junior Figure Skating Championships in the Netherlands in…

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2004 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Ladies Highlights

 

In the Ladies event, Japan’s Miko Ando won the gold in her third trip to this event. Kimmie Meissner (USA) won the silver while teammate Katy Taylor won the bronze.

The ladies event begin with the Qualifying Rounds which account for 20 percent of the final score. The short program is worth 30 percent while the long is worth 50 percent. The top 15 skaters from each qualifying group advanced…

2003-04 Junior Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating: Highlights

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final was held at the Malmö Isstadion in Malmö, Sweden, December 12-14, 2003. The event featured the top eight qualifiers (in each discipline) from the eight Junior Grand Prix series which began in September.

Ladies

Japan’s Miki Ando won her second Junior Grand Prix Final competition (she won gold in 2002 and bronze last year). Lina Johansson of Sweden, who was in first…

2003 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Ladies Highlights

For the second year in a row, Japan put two ladies on the podium at the 2003 World Junior Figure Skating Championships, but this year the medals were gold and silver instead of silver and bronze. All three Japanese ladies finished in the top five with Yukina Ota taking the gold, 2002 bronze medalist Miki Ando moving up to second and, and newcomer Mia Asada finishing fourth. Only Italy’s…