Japanese figure skaters dominated the FISU World University Games on Sunday, with Sota Yamamoto claiming men's gold and Mai Mihara winning the women's competition.

Leading after the short program, Yamamoto also topped the free skate, scoring 173.54 points for a total of 274.86 at the competition organized by FISU, the Switzerland-based International University Sports Federation.

Japanese figure skaters Sota Yamamoto (R) and Tatsuya Tsuboi show off their gold and silver medals, respectively, at the FISU World University Games in Lake Placid, New York, on Jan. 15, 2023. (Photo courtesy of organizing committee)(Kyodo)

Compatriot Tatsuya Tsuboi won silver on 243.82, with Italy's Nikolay Memola taking bronze.

Mihara, winner of the Grand Prix Final on debut in December, climbed one spot from the short program to secure gold with a total of 221.18.

Beijing Winter Games bronze medalist and reigning world champion Kaori Sakamoto settled for second on 217.42 after leading the short program, while South Korea's Kim Ye Lim finished third.