BirthdayDecember 29, 1981
BirthplaceTokyo, Japan

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Shizuka Arakawa

    Full name: Shizuka Arakawa
    Also known as: Shizuka Arakawa, Arakawa, Shizuka
    Professions: Figure skater

  2. Shizuka Arakawa Measurements

    Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m)

  3. Shizuka Arakawa Biography

    Shizuka Arakawa (?? ??, Arakawa Shizuka, born December 29, 1981) is a Japanese figure skater.She is the 2006 Olympic Champion and the 2004 World Champion. Arakawa is the first Japanese skater to win an Olympic gold medal in figure skating and the second Japanese skater to win any Olympic medal in figure skating, after Midori Ito, who won silver in 1992. She is also the second Japanese woman to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics, following skier Tae Satoya. She was the only Japanese medalist at the 2006 Winter Olympics.Arakawa retired from competitive skating following her Olympic win and began skating professionally in ice shows and exhibitions. She also works as a skating sportscaster for Japanese television.

  4. Shizuka Arakawa Family

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