Mao Asada cries tears of joy despite place finish. Japanese figure skater Mao Asada, with tears welling up, responds to the crowd with a big smile at the Iceberg Skating Palace at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, on Feb.
Mao Asada Photos - Mao Asada of Japan performs in the women's singles during day two of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy at Makomanai Sekisui Heim Arena on November 2011 in Sapporo, Japan.
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY Mao Asada of Japan reacts after competing in the Figure Skating Ladies' Free Skating on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
Mao Asada Photos - Mao Asada competes in the Ladies Free Skating on the day three of the All Japan Figure Skating Championship at Namihaya Dome on December 2009 in Osaka, Japan. - All Japan Figure Skating Championship - Day 3