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Nene Sakai

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN20212199501
NOCJapan
Born02 Dec 1995 in  Obihiro
GenderWomen
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationNutrition - Takasaki University of Health and Welfare: Japan
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.45 01 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    1000m 1:21.42 26 Feb 2017 Ikaho  
    1500m 1:58.06 01 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    3000m 4:07.21 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    5000m 7:04.32 15 Feb 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps     2  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportIt was popular to join the skating team at her primary school, so she also decided to try the sport.  
Name of coachTerumasa Osada [club], JPN; Johan de Wit [national], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age six in Sarabetsu, Japan.  
Club / TeamFuji Kyuko: Japan  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesDuring her sporting career, she has fractured the humerus bone in her right arm. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementMaking her World Cup debut in 2018 in Obihiro, Japan. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursShe received the 2011 Hokkaido Sports Award for Encouragement in Japan. (hokkaido.lg.jp, 07 Jun 2011)  
Most influential person in careerJapanese speed skater Hiromi Otsu. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Hiromi Otsu. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"When you decide on your goal, don't give up." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 5000m10  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 5000m11  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 3000m18  
    2019/2020 World Allround Championships Allround20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 3000/5000m26  
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps30