Satoko Miyahara

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Satoko Miyahara
2012-12 Final Grand Prix 1d 496 Satoko Miyahara.JPG
Miyahara in December 2012
Personal information
Native name 宮原知子
Country represented Japan
Born (1998-03-26) March 26, 1998 (age 17)
Kyoto, Japan
Height 1.47 m (4 ft 10 in)
Coach Mie Hamada, Yamato Tamura, Yoko Niino
Choreographer Tom Dickson, Lori Bonviverel
Former choreographer Kenji Miyamoto
Skating club Kansai University Junior Highschool SC
Training locations Takatsuki, Osaka
Began skating 2002
World standing 4 (As of 28 March 2015)[1]
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 193.60
2015 Worlds
Short program 67.02
2015 Worlds
Free skate 129.12
2015 World Team Trophy

Satoko Miyahara (Japanese: 宮原知子, born March 26, 1998) is a Japanese figure skater. She is the 2015 world silver medalist, the 2014 and 2015 Four Continents silver medalist, the 2014 Lombardia Trophy champion, the 2014–15 Japanese national champion, and a two-time (2011, 2012) Japan Junior champion.

Career[edit]

Junior Career[edit]

2011-2012 Season[edit]

In the 2011–12 season, Miyahara became eligible for junior international competition. She won a silver medal on her Junior Grand Prix debut in Gdańsk, Poland, and finished 5th at her second event in Milan, Italy. Miyahara then won the Japan junior title and placed 6th on the senior level. She was fourth at her first World Junior Championships.

2012-2013 Season[edit]

In the 2012–13 season, Miyahara won gold and bronze at her two JGP events in the United States and Turkey. Miyahara then won the 2012 Japanese Junior Championships, before placing 5th at the JGP Final in Sochi, Russia. Miyahara won her first senior national medal, bronze, at the 2012–13 Japanese Championships, finishing ahead of Akiko Suzuki She ended her season at the 2013 World Junior Championships where she was 7th.

Senior Career[edit]

2013-2014 Season[edit]

In the 2013-14 season, Miyahara made her debut on the senior grand prix. She started off her season by winning Asian Trophy.

Miyahara then went on to finish 5th at NHK Trophy, after placing 6th in the short program with a score of 58.39 and 5th in the freeskate with a score of 111.82, with a total score of 170.21. She also placed 5th at 2013 Rostelecom Cup, after placing 6th in the short program with a score of 56.57 and 6th in the freeskate with a score of 109.19, with a total score of 165.76.

At the 2013-14 Japanese Championships, Miyahara placed 4th behind Akiko Suzuki, Kanako Murakami, and Mao Asada, after placing 4th in the short program with a score of 66.52 and 5th in the freeskate with a score of 125.06, with a total of 191.58.

Miyahara was selected to compete at the 2014 Four Continents where she won the silver behind teammate, Kanako Murakami, after placing 4th in the short program with a score of 60.27 and 2nd in the freeskate with a score of 126.26, with a total score of 186.53.

Miyahara then went on to compete at the 2014 World Junior Championships where she finished 4th, after earning 63.47 in the short program and 114.12 in the freeskate, with a total score of 177.69, less than a point out of 3rd.

Miyara ended her season at the Gardena Spring Trophy where she won the event.

2014-2015 Season[edit]

Before the 2014-15 season, Miyahara went to a training camp over the summer to work with Olympic Champion Ilia Kulik on her jumps.

Miyahara began her season by winning the Lombardia Trophy.

She then went on to win bronze at 2014 Skate Canada, after placing 4th in the short program with a score of 60.22 and 3rd in the freeskate with a score of 121.53, with a total of 181.75. Miyahara won another bronze medal at 2014 NHK Trophy, after placing 4th in the short program with a score of 60.69 and 2nd in the freeskate with a score of 118.33, and a total score of 179.02. With these results, Miyahara was the second alternate for the 2014-15 Grand Prix Final.

At the 2014-15 Japanese Championships, Miyahara placed 2nd in the short program with a score of 64.48 but won the freeskate with a score of 131.12, and winning her first national title with a total score 195.60.

Miyahara then went on to compete at the 2015 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships where she won silver for the second year in a row after winning the short program with a score of 64.84 and placing 2nd in the freeskate with a score of 116.75, and earning a total score of 181.59.

At the 2015 World Figure Skating Championships, Miyahara scored personal bests in all competition segments after placing 3rd in the short program with a score of 67.02, 4th in the freeskate with a score of 126.58, and 2nd overall with a total score of 193.60.

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2014–2015
[2]

2013–2014
[3]
2012–2013
[4][5]


  • Voice of Spring Waltz
    by Johann Strauss II
2011–2012
[6]

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series (began in the 2014–15 season); JGP: Junior Grand Prix

International[7]
Event 2007–08 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15
Worlds 2nd
Four Continents 2nd 2nd
GP NHK Trophy 5th 3rd
GP Rostelecom 5th
GP Skate Canada 3rd
CS Lombardia 1st
Asian Trophy 1st N. 1st J. 1st
Gardena Trophy 1st
International: Junior and lower levels[7]
Junior Worlds 4th 7th 4th
JGP Final 5th
JGP Italy 5th
JGP Poland 2nd
JGP Turkey 3rd
JGP USA 1st
Triglav Trophy 2nd N.[8] 2nd N.
Challenge Cup 2nd D.[9]
National[10]
Event 2007–08 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15
Japan Champ. 6th 3rd 4th 1st
Japan Junior 4th 4th 1st 1st
Japan Novice 4th
Team events
World Team
Trophy
3rd T
(5th P)
Levels: D. = Debs; N. = Novice; J. = Junior
T = Team result; P = Personal result; Medals awarded for team result only.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ISU World Standings for Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance: Ladies". International Skating Union. December 2, 2013. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Satoko MIYAHARA: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on November 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Satoko MIYAHARA: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 22, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Satoko MIYAHARA: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on September 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Satoko MIYAHARA: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on October 3, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Satoko MIYAHARA: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 21, 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Competition Results: Satoko MIYAHARA". International Skating Union. 
  8. ^ "TRIGLAV TROPHY". DK Jesenice. April 4, 2010. Retrieved October 16, 2011. 
  9. ^ "AEGON CHALLENGE CUP". FigureSkatingOnline.info. Retrieved October 17, 2011. 
  10. ^ "宮原 知子/MIYAHARA Satoko" (in Japanese). Japan Skating Federation. Archived from the original on November 1, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Satoko Miyahara at Wikimedia Commons