Takahiko Kozuka

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Takahiko Kozuka in 2010

Takahiko Kozuka (小塚 崇彦 Kozuka Takahiko?, born February 27, 1989) is a Japanese figure skater.[1]

Personal life[change | edit source]

Kozuka was born in Nagoya. His grandfather, father, mother and aunt were figure skater so he was called "thoroughbred". He studied sports education at Chukyo University.[1] His coach is Nobuo Sato and Kumiko Sato. He has very good skating skills. He is in good terms with Mao Asada, Miki Ando, Daisuke Takahashi and so on. He likes karaoke and goes to karaoke with Mao Asada frequently. His favorite food is grilled meet.

Program[change | edit source]

2012-2013[change | edit source]

SP Exodus
FS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso(Saint-Saëns's)

2011-2012[change | edit source]

SP Inner Urge
FS Fantasia for NAUSICAA

2010-2011[change | edit source]

SP Soul Man Medley
FS Piano Concerto No. 1 (Liszt)

2009-2010[change | edit source]

SP Bold as Love(Jimi Hendrix)
FS GUITAR CONCERTO(Michael Kamen)

2008-2009[change | edit source]

SP Take Five
FS Romeo and Juliet (Nino Rota)

Career[change | edit source]

In 2006, he won the gold medal at the Junior World Figure Skating Championships. He competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics and placed 8th. In 2011, he was the Japanese national champion. He won the silver medal (in 2008) and the bronze medal (in 2010) at Grand Prix Final. He won a silver medal at the 2011 World Figure Skating Championships.

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Flade, Tatjana. "Kozuka breaks through on the Grand Prix" at Golden Skate.com; retrieved 2012-11-23.

Other websites[change | edit source]

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