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Takahiro Ito

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
NOCJapan
Born25 Dec 1996 in  Nagano
GenderMen
OccupationAthlete, Office Worker
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationPhysical Education - Nihon University: Tokyo, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.84 20 Feb 2022 Hachinohe  
    1000m 1:12.61 17 Feb 2019 Nagano  
    1500m 1:49.81 21 Feb 2022 Hachinohe  
    5000m 6:26.36 06 Mar 2021 Hachinohe  
    10000m 13:16.85 07 Mar 2021 Hachinohe  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009477995893  
twitter.com/takapdec25  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachToshiaki Imamura [club], JPN; Johan de Wit [national], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age six in Koumi, Japan.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was influenced by his older sister.  
Club / TeamNidec Sankyo: Tokyo, JPN  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesWatching films, weight training. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 09 Nov 2021)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (nidec-sankyo.co.jp, 26 Oct 2021)  
Awards and honoursIn 2020 he was given an Excellence Award by the Nagano City Skating Association in Japan. (skating-nsa.jp, 01 Jun 2021)  
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)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 10000m12  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 5000m20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 5000/10000m30  
    2019/2020 World Cup 5000/10000m48