Akiko Kitamura

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Japanese name
Kanji 北村明子
Kana きたむら あきこ
Akiko Kitamura
Personal information
Country represented Japan
Born (1988-11-23) November 23, 1988 (age 28)
Kyoto, Japan
Height 1.51 m (4 ft 11 12 in)
Former coach Mie Hamada
Former choreographer Tom Dickson
Skating club Daigo Kyoto City Club
Began skating 1995
Retired 2011
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 132.86
2005 JGP Canada
Short program 47.14
2005 JGP Canada
Free skate 89.16
2004 JGP Romania

Akiko Kitamura (北村 明子 Kitamura Akiko?, born November 23, 1988)[1] is a Japanese former competitive figure skater. She won two gold medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit and qualified for three ISU Junior Grand Prix Finals. She represented Japan at the 2005 World Junior Championships and the 2006 Four Continents Championships.

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
2005–06
[2]
2004–05
[3]
  • Poeta
    by Vicente Amigo
2003–04
[4]
  • Capriccio Espagnol
    by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Competitive highlights[edit]

International[1]
Event 02–03 03–04 04–05 05–06 06–07
Four Continents 9th
Junior Worlds 14th
JGP Final 8th 6th 8th
JGP Canada 1st
JGP Czech Republic 3rd
JGP Hungary 4th
JGP Norway 9th
JGP Poland 2nd 2nd
JGP Romania 1st
National[1]
Japan Champ. 5th 10th
Japan Jr. Champ. 7th 14th
WD: Withdrew

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Akiko KITAMURA". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on September 7, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Akiko KITAMURA: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 23, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Akiko KITAMURA: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 5, 2005. 
  4. ^ "Akiko KITAMURA: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 13, 2004. 

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