Miki Ando, from Nagoya Japan, was born December 18, 1987,
and skates for Nagoya Skating Club. She was the Japanese national figure skating champion in
2004 and 2005, and Junior Worlds Champion in 2004.
Miki started figure skating at age 9, and by 2002, the week of her 15th birthday, became the first female ice skater to complete a quadruple jump in competition. During the 2005-6 season she placed 2nd at Cup of Russia, but failed on her attempts to do a quadruple salchow at the 2006 Olympics, and placed 15th. At the start of the 2006-7 figure skating season, Miki won the gold medal at Skate America.
Miki Ando's coach is Nikolai Morozov. Her recent ice skating programs include an Original Dance,
Rimsky Korsakoff's Scheherazade, and Mendelssohn's Concerto and Violin and Orchesta in E Minor.
She occasionally performs
at ice skating shows in Japan and the U.S., such as Boston Ice Chips.
Last update November 11, 2006
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