Åsa Persson

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Åsa Persson
Personal information
Country represented Sweden
Born (1983-10-17) 17 October 1983 (age 33)
Osby, Sweden
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Former coach Jan Ullmark
Sofhia Gustavsson
András Száraz
Skating club Osby FSC
Retired 2003

Åsa Persson (born 17 October 1983 in Osby) is a Swedish former competitive figure skater. She is the 2003 Swedish national champion and 1998 & 1999 junior national champion. She competed in the free skate at four ISU Championships2000 Junior Worlds in Oberstdorf, Germany; 2002 Junior Worlds in Hamar, Norway; 2002 Worlds in Nagano, Japan; and 2003 Europeans in Malmö, Sweden. Her highest placement, 14th, came at 2002 Junior Worlds. She was coached by Jan Ullmark.[1]

After retiring from competition, Persson became the Ice Captain on board the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Allure of the Seas.


Season Short program Free skating
  • Kashmir
    by John Bonham, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
    London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Leija's Game
    by Astor Piazzolla
  • Fuga Y Misterio
    by Astor Piazzolla
  • Invierno Porteno
    by Astor Piazzolla
  • Bailongo
    by Astor Piazzolla
  • Cinderella Prepares for the Ball
  • Temptation
    by Fred Brown
  • Besame Mucho
    by Consuelo Velasques
    M. Petrucciani with Griffiti String Orchestra
  • Mambo en Sax
    by Perez Prado and Orchestra
  • Mambo Caliente
    by Arturo Sandoval
    Orchestra Mambo Kings


Event 95–96 96–97 97–98 98–99 99–00 00–01 01–02 02–03
World Champ. 23rd
European Champ. 26th 25th
Golden Spin 9th
Nordics 2nd
Schäfer Memorial 4th
International: Junior[4]
World Junior Champ. 23rd 14th
JGP Canada 13th
JGP Czech Republic 7th
JGP Mexico 11th
JGP Sweden 5th
Grand Prize SNP 15th J
Nordics 2nd J
Triglav Trophy 9th J
Swedish Champ. 3rd N 1st N 1st J 1st J 3rd 1st
JGP = Junior Grand Prix
Levels: N = Novice; J = Junior


  1. ^ Mittan, Barry (10 June 2002). "Sweden's Persson Prepares for 2003 Europeans". Golden Skate. 
  2. ^ "Asa PERSSON: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 January 2007. 
  3. ^ "Asa PERSSON: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002. 
  4. ^ a b c "Asa PERSSON". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 9 February 2017. 

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