Soshi Tanaka

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Japanese name
Kanji 田中 総司
Kana たなか そうし
Soshi Tanaka
Personal information
Country represented Japan
Born (1982-06-04) June 4, 1982 (age 34)
Miyagi, Japan
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Former coach Hiroshi Nagakubo
Skating club Tohoko High School
Retired 2006

Soshi Tanaka (田中 総司 Tanaka Sōshi?, born June 4, 1982) is a Japanese former competitive figure skater. He won two 1999–2000 ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) events and the 2001 Japanese junior national title. He qualified for the 1999–2000 JGP Final, where he finished fourth, and reached the top ten at two ISU Championships, placing 6th at 1999 Junior Worlds in Zagreb and 8th at 2000 Junior Worlds in Oberstdorf.

Tanaka was cut from the 2001 World Junior Championships in Sofia after placing 16th in his qualifying group. After retiring from competition, he skated professionally in ice shows.


Season Short program Free skating
  • Power Glory
  • Olympic Fanfare

Competitive highlights[edit]

JGP: Junior Grand Prix

Event 95–96 96–97 97–98 98–99 99–00 00–01 01–02 02–03
Junior Worlds 6th 8th 31st
JGP Final 4th
JGP Bulgaria 3rd
JGP Canada 1st
JGP China 5th 8th
JGP France 5th
JGP Germany 19th
JGP Japan 1st
JGP Mexico 8th
Gardena 3rd J
Triglav Trophy 2nd J 4th J
Japan 5th 6th 8th 10th
Japan Junior 5th 3rd 3rd 1st
J: Junior level


  1. ^ "Soshi TANAKA: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 26, 2001. 
  2. ^ a b "Soshi TANAKA". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on September 7, 2016. 

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