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Yuma Murakami

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN11212199201
NOCJapan
Born12 Dec 1992 in  Obihiro
GenderMen
ResidenceObihiro, JPN
OccupationOffice Worker
LanguagesJapanese
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.10 10 Mar 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:10.41 29 Dec 2019 Nagano  
    1500m 1:55.79 12 Feb 2016 Nagano  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/yuma.murakami.560  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age three in Hokkaido, Japan.  
Name of coachDennis van der Gun [national], NED; Johan de Wit [national], NED  
Club / TeamTakado Construction: Japan  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was encouraged by his older brother.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerJapanese speed skater Hiroyasu Shimizu. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skaters Tsubasa Hasegawa and Hiroyasu Shimizu, Dutch speed skater Kjeld Nuis. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Winning is not a coincidence." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
HobbiesTravelling. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 13 Jul 2019)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (joc.or.jp, 01 Aug 2019)  
InjuriesIn 2017 he suffered an injury to his hip joint. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint4  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m5  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m11  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m14  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagano 500m1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai 500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagano Team Sprint2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Berlin 500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomakomai 500m3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 500m3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Heerenveen 500m3  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagano 500m3  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m5  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m5  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m17  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m33  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m38  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall49