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Ryu Watanabe

Japan

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTJPN12107199601
NOCJapan
Born21 Jul 1996 in Tokyo 
GenderMen
ResidenceTokyo, JPN
OccupationStudent
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationEconomics - Rikkyo University: Tokyo, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.994 08 Mar 2014 Erzurum  
    1000m 1:27.813 09 Mar 2014 Erzurum  
    1500m 2:17.074 07 Mar 2014 Erzurum  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay     2  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009275106639  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamRikkyo University: Tokyo, JPN  
Name of coachKeiichiro Nagashima [national], JPN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began the sport in grade four of primary school.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe initially began roller skating at age six because his father suggested the sport to him. He took up short track as part of training for roller skating.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis family. (sports-tokyo.info, 06 Apr 2018)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (sports-tokyo.info, 06 Apr 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall22