Posts Tagged ‘Takahito Mura’

Mura surprises with victory in Paris

Mura surprises with victory in Paris

Takahito Mura of Japan surprised many by winning his first Grand Prix medal, the gold, in Paris at 2012 Trophee Eric Bompard Saturday. USA’s Jeremy Abbott slipped to second place, while…

Mura gains consistency

Mura gains consistency

Takahito Mura has been a part of the strong Japanese men’s figure skating team since 2006 when he debuted at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Slovenia.

Since then, Mura has competed at many international events, but it…

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Despite Chan’s lead, men’s short belonged to Japan at 4CCs

Despite Chan’s lead, men’s short belonged to Japan at 4CCs

Reigning World Champion Patrick Chan, 21, took the lead after the short program at the 2012 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Canadian was overshadowed, however, by the performances of the three Japanese competitors who…

Strong season debut for Virtue and Moir at Finlandia Trophy

Strong season debut for Virtue and Moir at Finlandia Trophy

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada easily  danced to victory at Finlandia Trophy this weekend, proving that they are in  good shape this early into the season. Japan’s Takahito Mura captured  the Men’s title and…