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Ami Hirai


SportShort Track
Born02 Aug 1997
OccupationAthlete, Office Worker
Higher educationSports Science - Chukyo University: Nagoya, JPN
ResidenceToyota, JPN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.819 02 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:28.132 04 Nov 2022 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:20.169 21 Oct 2021 Beijing  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay     2  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamToyota Motor Corporation: Nagoya, JPN  
Reason for choosing this sportA coach encouraged her to take up the sport, and she felt good while skating.  
Name of coachSatoru Tarao [club], JPN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age eight in Ichinomiya, Japan.  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Believe in yourself, enjoy skating." (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Most influential person in careerJapanese short track skater Ayuko Ito. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
HobbiesVisiting hot springs, reading. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsShe puts on her right skate before her left. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the women's 3000m relay at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Innsbruck, Austria. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2022/2023 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall11  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m15  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall21  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m22  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall28  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m29  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall32  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay4  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay5  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 3000m Relay5  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m7  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m8  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay10  
    2022/2023 Dresden 3000m Relay10  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m12  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m13  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m14  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1000m15  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m17  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m17  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m18  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m18  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m18  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m19  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m19  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m21  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m22  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m23  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m23  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m25  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m25  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m26  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1500m26  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m27  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m27  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m33  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m33  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m34  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m34  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m35  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m35  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m37  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall37  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m37  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m37  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m43  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m47  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m50  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m54  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m58  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m58  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m60  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m65