Fumio Igarashi

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Fumio Igarashi
Personal information
Country represented Japan
Born (1958-11-06) November 6, 1958 (age 56)
Tokyo, Japan
Former coach Frank Carroll
Retired 1982

Fumio Igarashi (五十嵐 文男 Igarashi Fumio?, November 6, 1958) is a Japanese former figure skater. He is the 1977 and 1979-1981 Japanese national champion. His highest placement at the World Championships was fourth, in 1981. He placed ninth at the 1980 Winter Olympics. He was coached by Frank Carroll.

After retirement from competitive skating, he was employed by Dentsu, an advertising agency.[1] In addition, he worked as a skating consultant for NHK[1] until 2006.


Event 1974–75 1975–76 1976–77 1977–78 1978–79 1979–80 1980–81 1981–82
Olympics 9th
Worlds 7th 6th 8th 4th 9th
Skate Canada 1st
NHK Trophy 2nd 1st 1st
Nebelhorn 1st
St. Gervais 2nd
Japan Champ. 3rd 3rd 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st


  1. ^ a b His memoir, published in 1998