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Takahiro Ito


SportSpeed Skating
Born25 Dec 1996 in  Nagano
OccupationAthlete, Office Worker
Higher educationPhysical Education - Nihon University: Tokyo, JPN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.84 20 Feb 2022 Hachinohe  
    1000m 1:12.61 17 Feb 2019 Nagano  
    1500m 1:49.81 21 Feb 2022 Hachinohe  
    5000m 6:24.56 19 Nov 2022 Heerenveen  
    10000m 13:07.85 17 Dec 2022 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJoji Kato [national], JPN; Keiichiro Nagashima [national], JPN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age six in Koumi, Japan.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was influenced by his older sister.  
Club / TeamHokudo: Tokyo, JPN  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesGaming, watching movies, cooking. (, 31 Oct 2022)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (, 31 Oct 2022)  
Awards and honoursIn 2020 he was given an Excellence Award by the Nagano City Skating Association in Japan. (, 01 Jun 2021)  
Most influential person in careerHis teacher who was in charge of the skating team at high school. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesHe was diagnosed with Osgood-Schlatter disease in his knees while he was in grade 10 of high school. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Enjoy the competition." (Athlete, 23 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 10000m12  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 5000m20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 5000/10000m30  
    2021/2022 World Cup 5000/10000m43  
    2019/2020 World Cup 5000/10000m48