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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 
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Aiko Uemura

Aiko Uemura

  • Sport: Olympic Freestyle Skiing
  • Nation: Japan
  • DOB: December 9, 1979
  • Career Highlights: Uemura has had strong performances in her three Olympic appearances, finishing fifth in 2006 at Turin, sixth in ’02 at Salt Lake City and seventh in ’98 at Nagano. … Won gold in the moguls and dual moguls at the World Ski Championships at Inawashiro, Japan, in August and September, becoming the first Japanese woman to win a World Cup title in skiing. … Took the top spot in the moguls at a World Cup event in Canada on Jan. 24.
  • Olympic History: 2006,2002,1998
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