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Tsukasa Owada

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN11204198901
NOCJapan
Born12 Apr 1989 in  Obihiro
GenderMen
ResidenceJapan
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesJapanese
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.06 15 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    1000m 1:09.51 27 Oct 2018 Nagano  
    1500m 1:51.12 28 Oct 2018 Nagano  
Social Media
Social Media
twitter.com/0412tsukasa  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamAjinochinuya : Japan  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was influenced by his brother.  
Name of coachJohan de Wit [national], NED; Shu Imazu [personal], JPN, from 2012  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age three.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerJapanese speed skater Hiroyasu Shimizu. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)  
InjuriesHe experienced trouble with his back in 2016. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)

He has fractured his collarbone during his career. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2015)
 
Famous relativesHis younger brother Makoto Owada has represented Japan in speed skating, winning gold in the 1000m at the 2014 Asian Single Distances Championships in Tomakomai, Japan. (SportsDeskOnline, 19 Oct 2017; skatingjapan.or.jp, 08 Oct 2017)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Hiroyasu Shimizu. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m50