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2004 World Figure Skating Championships: Ladies Highlights

Shizuka Arakawa of Japan was the surprise winner in the ladies event, winning her first world title, while USA’s Sasha Cohen and Michelle Kwan won silver and bronze respectively.

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 to…

Japan’s Arakawa Finishes Long Season

Japan’s Arakawa Finishes Long Season

For Japan’s Shizuka Arakawa, the 2002-2003 figure skating season was a long one. “Worlds was my 11th competition for the year in seniors,” she said. “It was my second Worlds but it felt like I was a newcomer.” Arakawa finished eighth in Worlds,…

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