Satoko Miyahara

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Satoko Miyahara
2012-12 Final Grand Prix 1d 496 Satoko Miyahara.JPG
Miyahara in December 2012
Personal information
Country represented Japan
Born (1998-03-26) March 26, 1998 (age 16)
Kyoto, Japan
Height 1.45 m (4 ft 9 in)
Coach Mie Hamada, Yamato Tamura, Yoko Niino
Choreographer Tom Dickson, Kenji Miyamoto
Skating club Kansai University Junior Highschool SC
Training locations Takatsuki, Osaka
Began skating 2002
World standing 12 (As of 21 May 2014)[1]
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 186.53
2014 Four Continents
Short program 63.57
2014 Junior Worlds
Free skate 126.26
2014 Four Continents

Satoko Miyahara (born March 26, 1998) is a Japanese figure skater. She is the 2014 Four Continents silver medalist, the 2014 Lombardia Trophy champion, the 2013 Japanese senior national bronze medalist, and a two-time (2011, 2012) Japan Junior champion.

Career[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.

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.

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]

International[7]
Event 2007–08 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15
Four Continents 2nd
GP NHK Trophy 5th TBD
GP Rostelecom 5th
GP Skate Canada TBD
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[7]
Event 2007–08 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15
Japan Champ. 6th 3rd 4th
Japan Junior 4th 4th 1st 1st
Japan Novice 4th
TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew
Levels: D. = Debs; N. = Novice; J. = Junior

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 September 21, 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 c "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. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Satoko Miyahara at Wikimedia Commons