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Worlds in Saitama: results

Mao Asada is the new World Champion!

Pl. Name Nation Points
1 Mao ASADA JPN 216.69
2 Julia LIPNITSKAIA
ITA 207.50
3 Carolina KOSTNER RUS 203.83
4 Anna POGORILAYA RUS 197.50
5 Gracie GOLD USA 194.58
6 Akiko SUZUKI JPN 193.72
7 Ashley WAGNER USA 193.16
8 Polina EDMUNDS USA 187.50
9 So Youn PARK
KOR 176.61
10 Kanako MURAKAMI JPN 172.44

Season’s over

Now it’s official: Kiira’s season is over. Well, it never really started: but according to this article on Finnish Figure Skating Federation website
http://www.stll.fi/?x2126=4348065
her withdraw from Worlds in Saitama is now definite.
Her rehabilitation from Achille’s injury is actually keeping on in Munich, under the supervision of famous german specialist Müller-Wohlfahrt, who already’s following many other athletes like Usain Bolt and National Team Soccer of Germany. With the co-operation of portuguese coach Carlos Ávila de Borba regarding physical side, Kiira’s main goal at this moment is fully recovering from her previous injury, in order to avoid future problems, and then going back to Lake Arrowhead later in the spring, to progress on technical programs for new incoming season. The first competition she’ll can take part in should be Finlandia Trophy in Espoo, next fall, from 10 to 12 of October.
Anyway, she’ll be present in Japan, from 26 to 30 of March, because of Finnair’s tasks.

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