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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 1:55.42 27 Jan 2024 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:02.34 02 Mar 2023 Heerenveen  
    5000m 6:58.78 05 Mar 2023 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m 1 1    
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps   1    
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps   1 1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamFujikyu : Japan  
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)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachTerumasa Osada [club], JPN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age four.  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/h____ka07/  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesSpending time with cats. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 26 Nov 2023)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit2  
    2023/2024 Four Continents Championships Team Pursuit2  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit3  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 5000m6  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 3000m8  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships 5000m9  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships 3000m9  
    2022 Olympic Games 5000m10  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2023/2024 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Pursuit1  
    2022/2023 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Mass Start1  
    2023/2024 Obihiro 3000m2  
    2022/2023 Calgary, AB Team Pursuit2  
    2022/2023 Stavanger Team Pursuit3  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m10  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Mass Start11  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m15  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1500m20  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification Mass Start21  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Mass Start22  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m26  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m28  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m35