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Asada leads Japan sweep at Four Continents

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Former two-time world champion Mao Asada led Japan's medal sweep in the women's singles at the Four Continents championships, remaining unbeaten with five wins in the pre-Olympic season. 

Ladies winner Japan's Mao Asada (R) receives flowers and presents from supporters during the awarding ceremony of the Four Continents figure skating championships in Osaka on February 10, 2013.

Cushioned by a comfortable lead from the short programme and skating to Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake", the 2012 Grand Prix Final winner topped the free skating table with 130.96 points for a two-day total of 205.45.

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