Ito, Midori (1969–)

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Ito, Midori (1969–)

Japanese figure skater. Born Aug 13, 1969, in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.

At 12, did the triple loop-triple loop combination in competition; won 8 consecutive All-Japan championships (1985–92); placed 5th at Calgary Olympics (1988); won the World championship (1989), the 1st Asian skater to do so; won a silver medal at Albertville Olympics (1992); lit the flame at Nagano Olympics (1998); was the 1st woman to land a triple axel and triple-triple combination in competition.

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