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2012-13 Japan Junior & Novice Nationals results

Posted by unseenskaters on November 21, 2012

Japan’s Novice, Junior and Senior Nationals are held as 3 separate events in October, November, and December, respectively. The top 4 Novice ladies and top 3 Novice men at Novice Nationals in Kyoto (Novices compete free skate only) were invited to compete in Junior Nationals in Tokyo. The top 6 Junior ladies and 5 of the top 6 Junior men have been invited to compete at Senior Nationals, December 20-24, 2012, in Hokkaido, according to this Japan Skating Federation (PDF, in Japanese).

Click here for JPN Junior Nationals Results/Protocols in English (Nov. 17-18, 2012)

Click here for JPN Novice Nationals A & B Results/Protocols in English (Oct. 26-28, 2012)

Click here for a TV segment featuring program highlights of Satoko Miyahara and her interview with Yukari Nakano (in Japanese)

JUNIOR MEN (this year’s JGP competitors’ results are noted; jumps are copied from the detailed protocol)

1 Ryujyu HINO 1 1 209.85 [JGP Finalist, won JGP silver & bronze]
SP (71.35): 3A, 3Lz+3T, 3F(e)
FS (138.50): 3A+3T (+2), 3F(e), 3Lz+2T, 3S, 3A (-2), 3Lo, 3Lz, 2A+2T+2Lo
Click here for JPN TV broadcast of his free skate

2 Shoma UNO 2 2 190.58 [2 JGP, 1 silver]
SP (66.21): 3T+3T, 3F, 2A
FS (124.37): 2A, 3Lo+2T, 3Lz(e), 3F<<, 3Lo, 3F+2T+2T, 2A+3T, 3S
Click here for JPN TV broadcast of his free skate

3 Keiji TANAKA 3 3 189.46 [JGP Finalist, silver & 4th]
SP (65.21): 3A, 3Lz(e)+3T (-1.12), 3F<< (-0.90)
FS (124.25): 3A (-1.60), 3A+2T, 3F, 3Lo, 3F fall, 3Lz(e), 3S+2T+2Lo, 2T
Click here for JPN TV broadcast of his free skate

4 Sota YAMAMOTO 11 4 159.61 [Novice A champion, not eligible for Senior Nationals]
SP (47.32): 3Lz+3T<< (-2.10), 2F, 2A
FS (112.29): 3Lz(e), 3F2T, 3S, 2A+3T, 3F, 3T+2T+2Lo, 2Lo, 2A

5 Sei KAWAHARA 8 5 157.51 [2 JGP]
SP (50.25): 2A, 3Lz+2T (-0.70), 3F(e) fall
FS (107.26): 2A, 3Lo, 3Lz+2T, 3Lo+2T, 3Lz+2T, 2F(e), 3S, 2A,

6 Taichi HONDA 6 6 155.76 [2 JGP]
SP (51.57): 3T+3T, 3F (-0.70), 2A
FS (104.19): 3S, 3Lz(e) -1.40, 3F -0.84, 2A+3T, 3Lo< -2.1, 3F+2T, 3T+2T, 2A
Click here for JPN TV broadcast of cute footage of his 3 younger skating sisters (Marin Honda won the Novice B title) & his free skate (at the end of video, he shows his relief & happiness when he is named to compete at Senior Nationals)

7 Taichiro YAMAKUMA 7 9 150.44 [Novice A, 2nd]
8 Shu NAKAMURA 4 10 149.82 [2 JGP]

FNR (Final Not Reached) Reo ISHIZUKA (Novice A, 3rd)

JUNIOR LADIES (this year’s JGP competitors’ results are noted; jumps are copied from the detailed protocol)

1 Satoko MIYAHARA 1 1 172.68 [JGP Finalist, JGP gold & bronze]
SP (61.31): 3Lz+3T, 3F, 2A
FS (111.37): 3Lz+3T, 3F, 3Lo, 2A, 2A+3T, 3Lz< (-2.10), 3S+2T+2T
Click here for JPN TV broadcast of her free skate

2 Riona KATO 5 2 161.47 [won Jr. Ladies at Golden West in early Sept; competed in 1 JGP in fall of 2011]
SP (53.90): 3Lo+2T, 3F, 2A
FS (107.57): 3Lo, 2A+3T, 3F, 3S, 3Lz(e), 3F+2A, 3Lo+2T+2Lo
Click here for JPN TV broadcast of her free skate

3 Rika HONGO 3 3 159.34 [2 JGP, 1 silver]
SP (55.47): 3T+3T<, 3F, 2A
FS (103.87): 3Lz(e), 3F+2T+2T, 2A+3T, 3Lo< fall, 3S, 3F, 3S+2A
Click here for JPN TV broadcast of her free skate

4 Yura MATSUDA 4 5 156.07 [1 JGP]
SP (54.07): 3F, 3Lo+2Lo, 2A
FS (102.00): 3F, 3Lz(e), 2A+3T, 3F+2T, 3Lo, 3Lo<+2T+2Lo, 3S
Click here for JPN TV broadcast of her free skate

5 Rin NITAYA 8 4 152.24
SP (48.97): 3T+2T, 3F, 2A
FS (103.27): 3Lz(e), 3F, 3Lo, 2A+3T, 3S+2T+2T, 3S+2A<, 3T

6 Miyabi OHBA 2 12 144.01 [2 JGP, 1 silver]
SP (56.61): 3Lo+3T, 3F, 2A
FS (87.40)

7 Wakaba HIGUCHI 6 9 143.08 [Novice A, 2nd]
8 Mai MIHARA 11 8 140.14 [Novice A, 3rd]
9 Kaori SAKAMOTO 13 7 139.52 [Novice A champ]
10 Mariko KIHARA 15 6 138.02

14 Hinano ISOBE 24 10 130.16 [1 JGP]
15 Yuka KITO [Novice A, 4th]

18 Yuka NAGAI 12 18 125.07 [1 JGP]

FNR Mayako MATSUNO 27 [1 JGP]

Notes:
Miu SATO [2 JGP] did not qualify for Junior Nationals from the Western Section.
2 other ladies have qualified for Senior Nationals:
Kako TOMOTAKI [1 JGP] 2 2 147.53, 2nd in Western section;
Risa SHOJI [1 JGP] 3 6 131.86, 4th in Eastern section.

JUNIOR DANCE (exhibition)
Nana SUGIKI / Hiroichi NOGUCHI 34.44 (SD) + 53.14 (FD) = 87.58 (Total)

NOVICE A MEN (top 3):
1 Sota YAMAMOTO 95.51 – 2Lz(e), 2F+2T, 3S+3T, 2A, 3F, 3T+2T+2Lo, 2Lo
2 Taichiro YAMAKUMA 91.13 – 2Lz(e), 2A+3T (-0.56), 1F, 3Lo (-0.28), 3S (-0.70), 3F+2T (-0.28), 3S+2T+2T (-0.42)
3 Reo ISHIZUKA 78.04

NOVICE A LADIES (top 6):
1 Kaori SAKAMOTO 90.28 – 3F fall, 3S+2A, 3Lo, 3Lz, 2A+3T, 3Lo+2T
2 Wakaba HIGUCHI 88.08 – 3Lz(e)+2T+2Lo, 3F, 2A+3T<, 1S, 2Lo, 2A+2T
3 Mai MIHARA 86.77 – 2A+3T< (-1.50), 3Lo+2T+2T (-0.84), 3Lz, 3F, 3S+2A, 3S
4 Yuka KITO 81.92 – 3T+2T, 3T, 2A+2T+2Lo, 2F+2A, 2Lz, 2Lo–
5 Eriko YAMAKUMA 81.08 – 3T+2T+2Lo, 3Lo< (-2.10), 2F+2A, 3T, 2Lz(e), 2A+2T
6 Yuhana YOKOI 80.76 – 3T, 2A+3T, 2F, 3S, 2Lz+2T+2T, 2Lo+2A

NOVICE B LADIES champ
Marin Honda 90.41 (Taichi’s younger sister)

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