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[en]Euros 2007 Kiira in Japanese newspaper[/en][fi]Euros 2007 Kiira in Japanese newspaper[/fi][ja]欧州選手権2007 朝日新聞にキーラ[/ja]

 
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On Monday 5th Feb,  an evening edition of the Asahi Shimbun, one of
major newspapers in Japan, reported the results of Euros based on AFP
and introduced Kiira Korpi as one of “new stars on ice”.
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[fi]
On Monday 5th Feb,  an evening edition of the Asahi Shimbun, one of
major newspapers in Japan, reported the results of Euros based on AFP
and introduced Kiira Korpi as one of “new stars on ice”.
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[ja]
2月5日(月曜日)付けの朝日新聞夕刊にAFP電をもとにした欧州選手権の結果が掲載され、
キーラ・コルピたちを「氷上の新星」と紹介しています。
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[en]Photo title: Korpi, with a Fair Wind of the New Marking System
Photo caption: Korpi mounted the first podium in the Euros. Photo=AP

NEW STARS ON ICE

Figure Skating Worlds coming to Tokyo in March

After the Americans and the Europeans held at the end of January, the season has entered its final phase. The next season of Olympics are time to change of generations especially for the ladies skaters this season.

Slutskaya’s Withdrawal, Generations Change in Euros

The Euros finished with Kostner’s first won, 2nd Meier, 3rd Korpi. Slutskaya withdrew this season. It was their first podium except Kostner’s 3rd last year.

The bronze medalist Korpi’s father coached the Finnish womens’ ice hockey team to the bronze medal at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano. She believes that the breakthough for the Finnish women’s team has been the new system of marking. According to AFP,
“In Finland we practice a lot of basic skating, steps, spins and spirals, not just jumping. Maybe you can see it now in the components scores. ” she told.

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[fi]Photo title: Korpi, with a Fair Wind of the New Marking System
Photo caption: Korpi mounted the first podium in the Euros. Photo=AP

NEW STARS ON ICE

Figure Skating Worlds coming to Tokyo in March

After the Americans and the Europeans held at the end of January, the
season has entered its final phase. The next season of Olympics are
time to change of generations especially for the ladies skaters this
season.

Slutskaya’s Withdrawal, Generations Change in Euros

The Euros finished with Kostner’s first won, 2nd Meier, 3rd
Korpi. Slutskaya withdrew this season. It was their first podium except
Kostner’s 3rd last year.

The bronze medalist Korpi’s father coached the Finnish womens’ ice hockey team to the bronze medal at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano. She believes that the breakthough for the Finnish women’s team has been the new system of marking. According to AFP,
“In Finland we practice a lot of basic skating, steps, spins and spirals, not just jumping. Maybe you can see it now in the components scores. ” she told.

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