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Takahiro Ito

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
NOCJapan
Born25 Dec 1996 in  Nagano
GenderMen
ResidenceTokyo, JPN
OccupationStudent
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationPhysical Education - Nihon University: Tokyo, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.09 25 Dec 2018 Obihiro  
    1000m 1:12.61 17 Feb 2019 Nagano  
    1500m 1:50.00 17 Feb 2017 Nagano  
    5000m 6:29.09 25 Dec 2018 Obihiro  
    10000m 13:31.22 28 Oct 2018 Nagano  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009477995893  
twitter.com/takapdec25  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamNihon University: Tokyo, JPN  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was influenced by his older sister.  
Name of coachSho Sekine [club], JPN; Yuji Kawase, JPN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age six in Koumi, Japan.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis teacher who was in charge of the skating team at high school. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesHe was diagnosed with Osgood-Schlatter disease in his knees while he was in grade 10 of high school. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementSetting rink records in the 5000m and the 10,000m at the 2017 National Collegiate Championships in Japan. (Athlete, 23 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Enjoy the competition." (Athlete, 23 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesWatching sport. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 15 Jun 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 10000m12  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 5000m20