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Takuya Morimoto


SportSpeed Skating
Born27 Nov 1994
OccupationAthlete, Coach
Higher educationPhysical Education - Nippon Sport Science University: Tokyo, JPN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.30 10 Dec 2022 Calgary  
    1000m 1:12.11 07 Sep 2019 Obihiro  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamMie Amateur Sports Association: Japan  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in grade one of primary school in Shihoro, Japan.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was introduced to skating during a class at school.  
Name of coachJoji Kato [national], JPN; Keiichiro Nagashima [national], JPN  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationCOACHING
He has coached speed skating at the Mie Amateur Sports Association in Japan. (, 14 Jan 2021, 29 Jun 2020)
HobbiesWatching films. (, 01 Sep 2022)  
Most influential person in careerJapanese speed skater Keiichiro Nagashima. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Keiichiro Nagashima. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Awards and honoursIn 2018 he was given the National Sports Festival Award by the Mie Amateur Sports Association in Japan. (, 01 Jan 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementMaking his World Cup debut in the 2019/20 season. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup 500m24  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m25