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About

Hanyu is the 2014 Olympic champion, 2014 world champion, 2013 Grand Prix Final champion, 2010 world junior champion, 2009 Junior Grand Prix Final champion and a two-time Japanese champion ... He is the first Japanese man to win an Olympic gold medal in figure skating.

Started skating when he was 4 ... Switched coaches in the spring of 2012, moving to Canada to train with Brian Orser ... Looks up to Johnny Weir, who has designed some of his costumes ... Hanyu's home and ice rink were damaged in the Japanese earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011 ... Trained in Yokohama before the rink re-opened in July of that year ... Enjoys listening to music.

Season Notes

  • 2014-15 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Ballade No. 1 op. 23 in G minor" by Frederic Chopin
    FS Music: Music from The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • 2013-14 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Parisian Walkways" by Gary Moore
    FS Music: Music from Romeo and Juliet by Nino Rota

  • 2012-13 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Parisienne Walkways" by Gary Moore
    FS Music: Music from the Notre-Dame de Paris soundtrack by Riccardo Cocciante

  • 2011-12 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Etude in D minor, op. 8 no. 12" by Alexander Scriabin
    FS Music: "Kissing You" (love theme from Romeo + Juliet) by Craig Armstrong and "Escape" from Plunkett & Macleane by Craig Armstrong

  • 2010-11 Season Notes
    SP Music: "White Legend" from Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky, arranged and performed by Ikuko Kawai
    FS Music: "Zigeunerweisen" by Pablo de Sarasate

  • 2009-10 Season Notes
    SP Music: "The Bait" and "Bare Island" from the Mission Impossible 2 soundtrack by Hans Zimmer
    FS Music: "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini" by Sergei Rachmaninoff

  • 2008-09 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Bolero" from Moulin Rouge by Steve Sharples
    FS Music: "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini" by Sergei Rachmaninoff

  • 2007-08 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Sing, Sing, Sing" by Louis Prima
    FS Music: "Firebird" by Igor Stravinsky

Competitive History

  • 2014 - Cup of China - 2nd
  • 2014 - World Championships - 1st
  • 2014 - Olympic Winter Games - 1st
  • 2014 - Olympic Winter Games - 5th (Team)
  • 2014 - Japanese Championships - 1st
  • 2013 - Grand Prix Final - 1st
  • 2013 - Trophee Bompard - 2nd
  • 2013 - Skate Canada - 2nd
  • 2013 - Finlandia Trophy - 1st
  • 2013 - World Championships - 4th
  • 2013 - Four Continents Championships - 2nd
  • 2013 - Japanese Championships - 1st
  • 2012 - Grand Prix Final - 2nd
  • 2012 - NHK Trophy - 1st
  • 2012 - Skate America - 2nd
  • 2012 - Finlandia Trophy - 1st
  • 2012 - World Championships - 3rd
  • 2012 - Japanese Championships - 3rd
  • 2011 - Grand Prix Final - 4th
  • 2011 - Rostelecom Cup - 1st
  • 2011 - Cup of China - 4th
  • 2011 - Nebelhorn Trophy - 1st
  • 2011 - Four Continents Championships - 2nd
  • 2011 - Japanese Championships - 4th
  • 2010 - Rostelecom Cup - 7th
  • 2010 - NHK Trophy - 4th
  • 2010 - World Junior Championships - 1st
  • 2010 - Japanese Championships - 6th
  • 2009 - Junior Grand Prix Final - 1st
  • 2010 - Japanese Junior Championships - 1st
  • 2009 - Junior Grand Prix (Croatia) - 1st
  • 2009 - Junior Grand Prix (Poland) - 1st
  • 2009 - World Junior Championships - 12th
  • 2009 - Japanese Championships - 8th
  • 2008 - Junior Grand Prix (Italy) - 5th
  • 2008 - Japanese Junior Championships - 3rd