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Ryohei Haga

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN11709198801
NOCJapan
Born17 Sep 1988 in  Obihiro
GenderMen
ResidenceNagano, JPN
OccupationOffice Worker
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationPhysical Education - Nihon University: Tokyo, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.43 26 Jan 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:08.43 02 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:59.31 15 Mar 2007 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/ryohei.haga.1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJohan de Wit [national], JPN  
Club / TeamNidec Sankyo: Japan  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age six at a skating club where his mother was coach.  
Reason for choosing this sportHis parents encouraged him to try speed skating.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerJapanese speed skater Hiroyasu Shimizu. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2018)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Hiroyasu Shimizu. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2018)  
HobbiesDriving, cycling. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 26 Oct 2015)  
Famous relativesHis mother was a speed skater and competed in junior national tournaments in Japan as a high school student. (tokachi.co.jp, 27 Jan 2010)  
Awards and honoursIn 2011 he received the Kozuki Sports Award from the Kozuki Foundation in Japan. (kozuki.or.jp, 13 Sep 2011)  
Other sportsHe competed in athletics at national level In Japan as a middle school student. (shueisha.co.jp, 21 Nov 2011)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2009/2010 World Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall12  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m13  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m15  
    2010/2011 World Sprint Championships Overall15  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m18  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 1000m20  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m20  
    2012/2013 World Sprint Championships Overall20  
    2011/2012 World Sprint Championships Overall23  
    2014/2015 World Sprint Championships Overall24  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m29  
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall29  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro 500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki 500m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Obihiro 500m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m11  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m11  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m14  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m14  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m17  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m18  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m20  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m21  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m22  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m33  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m37  
    2014/2015 World Cup Overall39  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m50  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m51  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall51  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall53  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m54