Sunday, December 25, 2011
Dreams of Love
Mao Asada is the champion of Japan for the fifth time.. Finishing second in both segments of the competition, Mao managed to win in honor of her late mother. Good things happen to good people. One really has to admire and respect Mao's resilience. Her heart outshines her immense ability.
Akiko Suzuki won the free skate to finish second overall. This is a triumphant return to Worlds for Ms. Suzuki.
Kanako Murakami continues to struggle with the free program. Her sixth place finish in the free managed to be enough to hang out to the bronze.
Daisuke did it like Chiddy to capture another title despite a sloppy skate. After his loss at the Grand Prix Final, he is allowed.
Takahiko Kozuka finished second.
Japanese Johnny captured the bronze.