Mao Asada achieves a Guinness World Record

In a unique addition to Mao Asada’s 2010 accomplishes, Japan’s top figure skater now has the honor of holding a Guinness Book world record. On April 11th, at the Stars on Ice tour in Tokyo, Mao Asada was officially award the Guinness Record for the most triple axels performed by a women in one competition; she had completed three at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, one in her short program and two in her free. The Guinness record tops off her strong 2009-2010 season where she took Silver in the Olympics, won at the World Championships for the second time, as well as took first in the Four Continents tournament and Japan National Championships.

Source: Examiner

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