Women
Date of birth: 21.07.2002
Rika KIHIRA
Place of birth: Nishinomiya
Height: 155 cm
JPN
Home town: Toronto CAN
Profession: university student
Hobbies: dance
Start sk. / Club: 2007 / Toyota Motor Corporation
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Coach: Brian Orser, Tracy Wilson, Ghislain Briand, Paige Aistrop, Mie Hamada
Choreographer: Benoit Richaud, David Wilson
Former Coach: Stephane Lambiel, Tsuyako Yamashita, Kumi Ogata
Practice low season: 21 h/week Toronto/CAN
Practice high season: 21 h/week Toronto/CAN
Music Short Program as of season 2021/2022
The Fire Within by Jennifer Thomas 
Music Free Skating / Free Dance as of season 2021/2022
Titanic (soundtrack) by James Horner
Personal Best Total Score 233.12 08.12.2018 ISU Grand Prix Final 2018/2019
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
14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20 20/21 21/22
Olympic Games                
World Championship         4    7   
European Championship                
Four Continents         1  1     
World Juniors       8         
National Championship   11.J  11.J  3.S, 1.J  2.S  1.S  1.S   
S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
International Competition Year Place International Competition Year Place
ISU GP Internationaux de France 2018, Grenoble 2018 1. ISU GP Skate Canada International 2019, Kelowna, BC 2019 2.
ISU Grand Prix Final 2018/2019, Vancouver 2018 1. ISU GP NHK Trophy 2019, Sapporo 2019 2.
Challenge Cup 2019, Den Haag 2019 1. ISU Grand Prix Final 2019/2020, Torino 2019 4.
ISU CS Autumn Classic International 2019, Oakville 2019 1. Challenge Cup 2020, Den Haag 2020 1.
Kihira has landed the quad Salchow and 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). She has relocated to Canada for training in 2021. Coach Brian Orser i the 1984 and 1988 Olympic silver medalist, representing Canada.
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