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Masahito Obayashi

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN11006199401
NOCJapan
Born10 Jun 1994 in  Nagano
GenderMen
ResidenceFukui, JPN
OccupationPublic Servant
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationBusiness Studies - Yamanashi Gakuin University: Kofu, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.18 25 Dec 2018 Obihiro  
    1000m 1:13.66 10 Sep 2017 Obihiro  
    1500m 1:47.17 30 Dec 2020 Obihiro  
    5000m 6:10.58 08 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    10000m 13:26.88 19 Nov 2017 Stavanger  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005463994982  
twitter.com/akkanbe1210  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age eight in Nagano Prefecture, Japan.  
Club / TeamFukui Prefecture Sports Association: Japan  
Name of coachJohan de Wit [national], NED  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was influenced by his father and older sister.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerJapanese skater Akira Kuroiwa. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolKorean speed skater Lee Seung-Hoon. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in team pursuit at the 2013 World Junior Championships in Collalbo, Italy. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Guts." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup 5000/10000m23  
    2019/2020 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps40  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m42  
    2018/2019 World Cup 5000/10000m42  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m50