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Tatsuya Shinhama


SportSpeed Skating
Born11 Jul 1996
Higher educationHealth and Welfare Studies - Takasaki University of Health and Welfare: Japan
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.76 26 Oct 2018 Nagano  
    1000m 1:09.19 27 Oct 2018 Nagano  
    1500m 1:52.14 23 Sep 2014 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe was influenced by his older brother.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in grade one of primary school in Betsukai, Japan.  
Club / TeamTakasaki University of Health and Welfare: Japan  
Name of coachKoichi Irisawa [club], JPN; Johan de Wit [national], NED  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesFishing. (, 21 Jul 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing first in the 500m at the All Japan Single Distances Championships. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Don't be afraid of failure, and keep taking up challenges." (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Johan de Wit. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolHis father. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai 500m1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai 500m1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro 500m3