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2006 Cup of China: Ladies Highlights

Julia Sebestyen of Hungary rose from third after the short to win her first Grand Prix gold in the ladies event, while Japan’s Yukari Nakano edged out USA’s Emily Hughes for the silver. Hughes settled for the bronze, her first Grand Prix medal, with only a .15 point difference.

Short Program

Hughes opened her Carmen routine with a good triple flip-double toeloop combination, followed by a triple Lutz, and a double…

Triple Axel Makes Nakano a Contender

Triple Axel Makes Nakano a Contender

A new generation of Japanese ladies skaters is aiming to unseat World bronze medalist Fumie Suguri and rise to the top at Japanese Nationals. Yukari Nakano, the 2001 Japanese junior ladies champion who was fifth in seniors in…

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