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Nene Sakai

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN20212199501
NOCJapan
Born02 Dec 1995 in  Obihiro
GenderWomen
ResidenceObihiro, JPN
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationNutrition - Takasaki University of Health and Welfare: Japan
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.14 25 Dec 2018 Obihiro  
    1000m 1:21.42 26 Feb 2017 Ikaho  
    1500m 1:59.82 22 Nov 2014 Calgary  
    3000m 4:07.64 22 Nov 2014 Calgary  
    5000m 7:08.59 09 Feb 2019 Inzell  
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 coachJohan de Wit [national], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age six in Sarabetsu, Japan.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerJapanese speed skater Hiromi Otsu. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Hiromi Otsu. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
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)  
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