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Japan to bid for 2023 World Figure Skating Championships

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan poses with his gold medal at the 2020 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Annice Lyn/Getty Images).

The Japanese Skating Federation has announced its intention to bid for the 2023 World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama.

Plans to host the event in the city's Saitama Super Arena from March 20 to 26, 2023 were approved at a JSF board meeting yesterday (Wednesday). The JSF said it will announce Saitama’s candidacy soon.

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