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Takahiro Ito

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN12512199601
NOCJapan
Born25 Dec 1996 in  Nagano
GenderMen
OccupationAthlete, Office Worker
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationPhysical Education - Nihon University: Tokyo, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
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
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009477995893  
twitter.com/takapdec25  
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. (hakudo.co.jp, 31 Oct 2022)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (hakudo.co.jp, 31 Oct 2022)  
Awards and honoursIn 2020 he was given an Excellence Award by the Nagano City Skating Association in Japan. (skating-nsa.jp, 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