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Arakawa a golden girl; Cohen settles for silver

...is the first Japanese woman to win Olympic gold, and she has lifted a burden for those who will come after her. When Midori Ito finished second to Kristi Yamaguchi in 1992, Ito apologized, fearing she had disappointed her country. No one had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/24/oly_59371.shtml
Olympics
Asada pulls off two triple axels

...double toe loop. Asada became just the sixth woman to land the 3 revolution jump in competition. The first to do it was Midori Ito, who was at the arena doing commentary. She did it first in Japanese regional competition in late 1988 and later the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/26/oth_35892.shtml
Other sports
This day in the millennium -- February 21

...Debra Murphree.) In 1992, Kristi Yamaguchi won the gold medal in ladies' figure skating at the Albertville Olympics; Midori Ito of Japan won the silver, Nancy Kerrigan, the bronze. Ten years ago: President Bush called Ayatollah Khomeini's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/21/met_254006.shtml
Metro
Overtime

...axels within a half-hour of each other. They're the first women to do the jump in international competition since Midori Ito at the 1992 Olympics. The men's final, which could be also one of Alexei Yagudin's last competitions, was later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/27/oth_360927.shtml
Other sports
Ice wars - Are the Olympics the only games in town?

...voodoo doll. Then, during the Albertville Games, Surya Bonaly did a back flip during practice - right in front of Midori Ito. The Japanese skater was so unnerved by the near miss she struggled to land a triple axel and decided to change her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/10/oly_332653.shtml
Olympics
This day in the millennium -- February 21

...Debra Murphree.) In 1992, Kristi Yamaguchi won the gold medal in ladies' figure skating at the Albertville Olympics; Midori Ito of Japan won the silver, Nancy Kerrigan, the bronze. Ten years ago: President Bush called Ayatollah Khomeini's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/19/met_253796.shtml
Metro
Let the Games Begin

...In a morning full of highlights, two that seemed to please the crowd most were the lighting of the Olympic flame by Midori Ito, who won a figure skating silver medal for Japan in 1992, and the rousing performance of Beethoven's Ode to Joy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/07/oly_222024.shtml
Olympics
Time for over-the-top ceremony

...anti-land mine activist and five world-class Japanese athletes. Lighting the distinctive Olympic cauldron will be Midori Ito, who won the silver medal in figure skating for Japan in 1992. The cauldron was designed by sculptor Kiyoyuki Kikutake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/06/oly_221967.shtml
Olympics
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