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Momoka Horikawa

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN21007200301
NOCJapan
Born10 Jul 2003 in  Taiki
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete, Office Worker
LanguagesJapanese
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.72 07 Dec 2019 Obihiro  
    1000m 1:19.45 12 Feb 2021 Nagano  
    1500m 1:57.89 12 Dec 2021 Calgary  
    3000m 4:04.66 29 Dec 2022 Hachinohe  
    5000m 7:01.52 30 Dec 2022 Hachinohe  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m   1    
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps   1    
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/h____ka07/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamFujikyu : Japan  
Name of coachTerumasa Osada [club], JPN; Joji Kato [national], JPN; Keiichiro Nagashima [national], JPN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age four.  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesHer older brothers Daichi and Tsubasa have competed in speed skating at international level. Tsubasa claimed gold in the mass start at the 2020 World Junior Championships in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland, while Daichi won silver in the 1500m at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. Her aunt Yuri Horikawa was a speed skater at club level in Japan. (SportsDeskOnline, 29 Nov 2022; nikkansports.com, 06 Mar 2022; sankei.com, 15 Feb 2022; senshu-u.ac.jp, 07 Jan 2022; joc.or.jp, 12 Feb 2016)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (hochi.news, 22 Mar 2022)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2022 Olympic Games 5000m10  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit2  
    2022/2023 World Cup Stavanger Team Pursuit3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Mass Start21  
    2021/2022 World Cup 3000/5000m26  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m35