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Tsubasa Hasegawa


SportSpeed Skating
Born08 Feb 1994 in  Nakashibetsu
OccupationAthlete, Office Worker
Higher educationPhysical Education - Nihon University: Tokyo, JPN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.35 10 Mar 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:08.49 25 Feb 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:49.90 16 Mar 2014 Calgary  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    500m 1 1 1  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachToshiaki Imamura [club], JPN; Johan de Wit [national], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2000 in Nakashibetsu, Japan.  
Club / TeamNidec Sankyo: Nagano, JPN  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was encouraged to try skating by his brother.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Joji Kato. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
HobbiesGolf. (, 01 Sep 2020)  
AmbitionsTo win gold at the Olympic Winter Games. (, 26 Sep 2017)  
Awards and honoursIn 2012 he received a sports award in Nakashibetsu, Japan. (, 15 Aug 2013)

In 2012 he was presented with the Hokkaido Sports Award in Japan. (, 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto"Always do your best." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesHe sustained injuries to his knee when he was in grade 11 at high school. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 500m at the 2013 World Junior Championships in Collalbo, Italy. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerUS speed skater Shani Davis. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m6  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m11  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall13  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m14  
    2017/2018 World Sprint Championships Overall19  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Heerenveen 500m2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Nagano Team Sprint3  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m10  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m10  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m16  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m26  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m32  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m39  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m42  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall43  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m47