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Takuya Morimoto

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
NOCJapan
Born27 Nov 1994
GenderMen
ResidenceSuzuka, JPN
OccupationCoach
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationPhysical Education - Nippon Sport Science University: Tokyo, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.16 28 Dec 2019 Nagano  
    1000m 1:12.11 07 Sep 2019 Obihiro  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began the sport in grade one of primary school in Shihoro, Japan.  
Club / TeamMie Amateur Sports Association: Japan  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was introduced to skating during a class at school.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerJapanese speed skater Keiichiro Nagashima. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Keiichiro Nagashima. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Awards and honoursIn 2018 he was given the National Sports Festival Award by the Mie Amateur Sports Association in Japan. (mie-sports.or.jp, 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementMaking his World Cup debut in the 2019/20 season. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Don't lose your dream by yourself." (Athlete, 21 Nov 2019)  
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