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Masaya Yamada

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
NOCJapan
Born03 Jul 1996
GenderMen
ResidenceJapan
OccupationStudent
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationPhysical Education - Nihon University: Tokyo, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.83 26 Oct 2018 Nagano  
    1000m 1:08.03 23 Feb 2019 Heerenveen  
    1500m 1:45.06 15 Dec 2018 Heerenveen  
    5000m 7:16.65 09 Dec 2012 Obihiro  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/masaya.yamada.9231  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe was encouraged to take up the sport by his uncle, who was also a skater.  
Club / TeamNihon University : Tokyo, JPN  
Name of coachJohan de Wit [national], NED; Yuji Kawase, JPN, from 2015  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in grade four of primary school in Obihiro, Japan.  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesFootball. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 25 Mar 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 1000m at the 2018 All Japan Single Distances Championships. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Johan de Wit. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Keiichiro Nagashima. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Be confident." (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall6  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1000m9  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1500m10