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Photo gallery: ISU World Championships training day

Japan’s skaters trained on Tuesday at Saitama Super Arena ahead of the ISU World Championships. Yuzuru Hanyu, Shoma Uno, and Keiji Tanaka will represent the host in the men’s singles division, while Rika Kihira, Satoko Miyahara and Kaori Sakamoto will carry the flag in the women’s category.

Yuzuru Hanyu warms up Tuesday at Saitama Super Arena in his first practice since returning to Japan.
Yuzuru Hanyu warms up Tuesday at Saitama Super Arena in his first practice since returning to Japan. | DAN ORLOWITZ
Shoma Uno practices his short program on Tuesday at Saitama Super Arena.
Shoma Uno practices his short program on Tuesday at Saitama Super Arena. | DAN ORLOWITZ
Keiji Tanaka practices his short program on Tuesday.
Keiji Tanaka practices his short program on Tuesday. | DAN ORLOWITZ
Yuzuru Hanyu speaks with his coach during Tuesday evening
Yuzuru Hanyu speaks with his coach during Tuesday evening’s training session. | DAN ORLOWITZ
Satoko Miyahara practices her short program.
Satoko Miyahara practices her short program. | DAN ORLOWITZ
Rika Kihira practices her free skate on Tuesday evening.
Rika Kihira practices her free skate on Tuesday evening. | DAN ORLOWITZ
Rika Kihira practices on Tuesday evening.
Rika Kihira practices on Tuesday evening. | DAN ORLOWITZ
Kaori Sakamoto practices her short program.
Kaori Sakamoto practices her short program. | DAN ORLOWITZ
Big crowds turned out Tuesday at Saitama Super Arena to watch Japan
Big crowds turned out Tuesday at Saitama Super Arena to watch Japan’s skaters train ahead ahead of the World Championships. | DAN ORLOWITZ