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Seitaro Ichinohe

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN12501199601
NOCJapan
Born25 Jan 1996
GenderMen
ResidenceObihiro, JPN
OccupationOffice Worker
LanguagesEnglish, Japanese
Higher educationEducation - Shinshu University: Matsumoto, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.34 12 Mar 2016 Calgary  
    1000m 1:11.86 26 Nov 2016 Ikaho  
    1500m 1:45.75 17 Nov 2018 Obihiro  
    5000m 6:12.80 01 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    10000m 13:29.77 30 Dec 2017 Nagano  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1 1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005776931577  
twitter.com/ichinosei55  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamANA: Tokyo, JPN  
Name of coachJohan de Wit [national], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in the third grade of primary school.  
Reason for choosing this sportHis father took him to a skating rink.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Masahiro Yuki. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
AmbitionsTo finish on the podium in the 5000m during the 2018/19 World Cup season. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 29 Sep 2018)  
Awards and honoursIn 2018 he received the Nagano Citizen Honorary Award in Japan. (shinmai.co.jp, 04 Apr 2018)

In 2017 he was given the Best Skater Award by the Nagano Skate Association in Japan. (skating-nsa.jp, 20 May 2018)

In 2014 he was given the Yamagata Prefecture Sports Glory Award in Japan. (yamagata-np.jp, 23 Feb 2015)

In 2013 he received the Yamagata Prefecture Sports Honorary Award. (yamagata.jp, 25 Feb 2014)

In 2012 he was presented with the Bihoro Honorary Award in Japan. (denshobato.com, 27 Mar 2012)
 
Memorable sporting achievementMaking his Junior World Cup debut. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
HobbiesCamping, hiking, DIY. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 29 Sep 2018)  
InjuriesIn 2017 he experienced trouble with his back. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Live boldly." (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m9  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 1500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m29  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m44