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Konami Soga

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
NOCJapan
Born09 Apr 1995 in  Tokyo
GenderWomen
ResidenceSuwa, JPN
OccupationOffice Worker
LanguagesJapanese
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.99 10 Mar 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:18.30 16 Feb 2019 Inzell  
    1500m 2:14.32 13 Jan 2018 Morioka  
    3000m 5:15.46 14 Jan 2018 Morioka  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    500m     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/konami.soga  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJohan de Wit [national], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age three in Suwa, Japan, and took up the sport seriously in grade four of primary school.  
Club / TeamNihon House Hotel and Resort: Japan  
Reason for choosing this sportShe was influenced by her older sister.  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursIn 2015 she was given the Best Athlete Award by the Morioka City Amateur Athletic Association in Japan. (morioka-taikyo.or.jp, 06 Dec 2015)  
HobbiesOrigami [art of paper folding]. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 16 Jun 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Stay positive." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m3  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Sprint1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro Team Sprint2  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m8  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m24