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Michelle Kwan


Photo 2004 Jay Adeff
Country: United States
Discipline: Ladies
Status: Retired
Birth Date: July 7, 1980
Birthplace: Torrance, CA
Training Rink:
Training Town: Lake Arrowhead, CA
Coaching History:     Rafael Arutunian (Since 2003)
Scott Williams (2002-2003)
Frank Carroll (1992-2001)


After an injury kept her out of the 2006 U.S. National Championships, the USFSA decided to send her to the 2006 Olympics. Although she traveled to Torino and marched in the opening ceremonies, she withdrew before the draw, allowing alternate Emily Hughes to take her place.

Competitive History
Competition SP LP Final
2005 Marshall's U.S. Figure Skating Challenge N/A 1 1
2005 World Championships 3 3 4 (200.19)
2005 U.S. National Championships 1 1 1
2004 Marshall's World Cup of Skating N/A 2 2
2004 Campbell's International Figure Skating Classic N/A 1 1
2004 Marshall's World Skating Challenge N/A 3 3
2004 World Championships 4 2 3
2004 U.S. National Championships 2 1 1
2003 International Figure Skating Challenge N/A 1 1
2003 Campbell's International Figure Skating Classic N/A 2 2
2003 ABC Sports Internationl Figure Skating Challenge N/A 1 1
2003 World Championships 1 1 1
2003 U.S. National Championships 1 1 1
2002 Skate America 1 1 1
2002 Campbell's International Figure Skating Classic N/A 1 1
2002 Hershey's Kisses Great American Figure Skating Challenge N/A 3 2 (Team)
2002 World Championships 3 2 2
2002 Olympic Games 1 3 3
2002 U.S. National Championships 1 1 1
2002 Grand Prix Final 3 2/2 2
2001 Skate Canada 2 3 3
2001 Skate America 1 1 1
2001 Goodwill Games 2 2 2
2001 Hershey Kisses Challenge (team) N/A N/A 1
2001 Masters of Figure Skating 2 2
2001 World Championships 2 1 1
2001 Grand Prix Final 2
2001 U.S. Nationals 1 1 1
2000 Skate Canada 2 2
2000 Skate America 1 1
2000 Int'l Figure Skating Challenge (team) N/A N/A 2
2000 World Championships 1 1
2000 U.S. Nationals 2 1 1
2000 Grand Prix Final 2





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