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Yuma Murakami


SportSpeed Skating
Born12 Dec 1992 in  Obihiro
ResidenceObihiro, JPN
OccupationAthlete, Office Worker
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 33.89 10 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    1000m 1:10.38 12 Feb 2021 Nagano  
    1500m 1:55.79 12 Feb 2016 Nagano  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age three in Hokkaido, Japan.  
Name of coachJoji Kato [national], JPN; Keiichiro Nagashima [national], JPN  
Club / TeamTakado Construction: Japan  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was encouraged to try the sport by his older brother.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerJapanese speed skater Hiroyasu Shimizu. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skaters Tsubasa Hasegawa and Hiroyasu Shimizu, Dutch speed skater Kjeld Nuis. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Winning is not a coincidence." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
HobbiesTravel. (, 09 Jan 2022)  
AmbitionsTo win gold at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (, 21 Oct 2022)  
InjuriesIn October 2021 he required four stitches in his left arm and three stitches near his shoulder blade while at a national training camp in Inzell, Germany. (, 21 Nov 2021)

In 2017 he suffered an injury to his hip joint. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m5  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m8  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m11  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m14  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagano 500m1  
    2022/2023 World Cup Stavanger 500m1  
    2022/2023 World Cup Four Continents Championships 500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai 500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagano Team Sprint2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Berlin 500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 500m2  
    2021/2022 World Cup Calgary, AB 500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai 500m3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 500m3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Calgary, AB 500m3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Heerenveen 500m3  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagano 500m3  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m5  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m5  
    2021/2022 World Cup 500m6  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m17  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m33  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m38  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall49