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Wataru Morishige

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN11707200001
NOCJapan
Born17 Jul 2000 in  Betsukai
GenderMen
Higher educationBusiness Administration - Senshu University: Tokyo, JPN
OccupationOffice Worker
LanguagesJapanese
ResidenceObihiro, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 33.99 05 Dec 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:08.59 30 Dec 2021 Nagano  
    1500m 1:51.35 21 Dec 2018 Nagano  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    500m     1  
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    500m     1  
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    500m     1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamSenshu University: Tokyo, JPN  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesGaming. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachTaro Kondo, JPN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2009 in Betsukai, Japan.  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/mori_spsk/  
twitter.com/mori_spsk  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 500m at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe discovered speed skating after seeing the sport advertised on a poster.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis teacher at middle school. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2023)  
AmbitionsTo win gold at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2023)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 500m3  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m3  
    2021/2022 World Sprint Championships Overall9  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m16  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 Salt Lake City, UT 500m1  
    2023/2024 Beijing 500m1  
    2023/2024 Stavanger 500m1  
    2023/2024 Beijing 500m1  
    2022/2023 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 500m1  
    2023/2024 Obihiro 500m1  
    2023/2024 Obihiro 500m2  
    2022/2023 Heerenveen 500m2  
    2021/2022 Salt Lake City, UT 500m2  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m3  
    2021/2022 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 500m3  
    2021/2022 Heerenveen 500m3  
    2021/2022 Heerenveen 500m2