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Takahashi, Asada claim double gold for Japan

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Daisuke Takahashi made more history on Saturday when he became the first Japanese man to win the ISU figure skating Grand Prix Final after countrywoman Mao Asada earlier won a third women's gold. 

Japan's Daisuke Takahashi performs during his men free skate at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating final in Sochi. Takahashi made more history on Saturday when he became the first Japanese man to win the ISU figure skating Grand Prix Final.

Takahashi, already the first Japanese man to win an Olympic figure skating medal and world title, finally won gold in the elite six-skater event after finishing on the podium four times.

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