Midori Ido, former figure skater of Japanese nationality lived with her coach Machiko Yamada since a very small age. It has recently been revealed why she did so and what has she achieved by doing so. Midori was a World Champion of the year in 1989 and won a silver medal in the 1992 Olympic. She has become the first woman to land a triple-triple jump combination as well as a triple axel in a competition. She is also the first woman to have landed seven triple jumps in a single free skating competition.
Machiko Yamada is an exceptionally talented figure skating coach of Japanese nationality. She took Midori in as her own child and Midori lived with her coach from a very small age. According to Midori, Machiko too thinks her as her own child and brought her up as one. Machiko surely has instilled the best in Midori and this is why the decision of Midori to live with her coach since a small age has been a good one. Midori is the winner of the 1982 world Junior Championships’ short program and her hard world started off after that.
Midori has earned a huge net worth for her endeavors in the figure skating industry. According to her bio, her age is known to be 46 and she retired from the profession in 1992. She has been married once to Masaru Yamaki from 2004 to 2006. After her divorce from Masaru, she has not known to be married and seems to be single as of now. This silver medalist got the chance to excel in her sport because of the help she got from Machiko and this seems to be the major reason she lived in with her coach. The endeavors of this highly skilled figure skater will surely be remembered by people for a long time to come.