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.

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2002–2003
[2]
  • 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
2001–2002
[3]
  • 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

Results[edit]

International[4]
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
National[4]
Swedish Champ. 3rd N 1st N 1st J 1st J 3rd 1st
JGP = Junior Grand Prix
Levels: N = Novice; J = Junior

References[edit]

  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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