After finishing on the Beijing 2022 men’s figure skating podium, silver medalist Yuma Kagiyama and bronze-winning Shoma Uno are looking forward to spending much more time with each other.

With 18-year-old Kagiyama enrolling from April at Chukyo University — a powerhouse in the sport that has produced skaters such as Olympic silver medalist Mao Asada and two-time world champion Miki Ando, where Uno is set to resume his studies after a long sabbatical — the pair are eager to push each other on the training rink as they begin to look ahead toward the Milan Cortina Winter Games in 2026.

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