Miki Ando wins World Figure Skating Championships

World Figure Skating Championships 2011Japanese figure skater Miki Ando won the World Figure Skating Championships’ ladies event in Russia on Saturday. This is her second world championship title; she also won it in 2007.

Korean Olympics champion and world record holder Kim Yuna took the second spot while Italian European champion Carolina Kostner claimed the bronze.

Meanwhile, Asian-Canadian Patrick Chan won the men’s event with new world records for both the short and long programs (and obviously for the total points scored too).