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Date of birth: 21.07.2002
Rika KIHIRA
Place of birth: Nishinomiya
Height: 153 cm
JPN
Home town: Nishinomiya
Profession: high school student
Hobbies: dance
Start sk. / Club: 2007 / Kansai University Kaisers FSC
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Coach: Mie Hamada, Yamato Tamura, H. Okamoto, C. Reed
Choreographer: Shae-Lynn Bourne, Tom Dickson, Cathy Reed
Practice low season: 40 h/week Takatsuki, Osaka
Practice high season: 40 h/week Takatsuki, Osaka
Music Short Program as of season 2019/2020
Breakfast in Baghdad by Ulf Wakenius performed by Youn Sun Nah
Music Free Skating / Free Dance as of season 2019/2020
International Angel of Peace:
O Virtus Sapientae by Hildgard of Bingen performed by Maya Beiser
Beirut Taxi (from “Syriana” soundtrack) by Alexandre Desplat
Wings of the Eagle by Uttara-Kuru
Caravan on the Move (from “Caravans”) by Mike Batt
Mother Tongue by Dead Can Dance
Sacred Stones by Sheila Chandra
In A Moment of Greatness by Larry Groupé)
Personal Best Total Score 233.12 08.12.2018 ISU Grand Prix Final 2018/19
Personal Best Score Short Program 83.97 11.04.2019 ISU World Team Trophy 2019
Personal Best Score Free Skating 154.72 10.11.2018 ISU GP NHK Trophy 2018
12/13 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Olympic Games                
World Championship             4   
European Championship                
Four Continents             1   
World Juniors           8     
National Championship       11.J  11.J  3.S, 1.J  2.S   
S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
International Competition Year Place International Competition Year Place
ISU GP NHK Trophy 2018, Hiroshima 2018 1. ISU CS Autumn Classic International 2019, Oakville 2019 1.
ISU GP Internationaux de France 2018, Grenoble 2018 1. ISU GP Skate Canada International 2019, Kelowna, BC 2019 2.
ISU Grand Prix Final 2018/19, Vancouver 2018 1. ISU GP NHK Trophy 2019, Sapporo 2019 2.
Challenge Cup 2019, Den Haag 2019 1. ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2019/20, Torino 2019 4.
Kihira has landed triple Axels in competition and is the first woman to land a triple Axel-triple toeloop combination in competition (at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in December 2017).
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