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Yuna Koike

Japan

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTJPN21304199601
NOCJapan
Born13 Apr 1996 in Chino 
GenderWomen
ResidenceChino, JPN
OccupationStudent
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationSports Science - Chukyo University: Nagoya, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.537 01 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:31.874 10 Nov 2019 Montreal  
    1500m 2:25.276 02 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003878522563  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe enjoyed the sport after attending a skating class at her primary school.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in the first grade of primary school.  
Club / TeamChukyo University: Nagoya, JPN  
Name of coachKenji Hayashida [club], JPN; Keiichiro Nagashima [national], JPN  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Don't forget a sense of resentment, as it becomes motivation to continue." (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Kiyotaka Tomono. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
Hero / IdolKorean short track skater Shim Suk-Hee. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
HobbiesVisiting hot springs. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 04 Oct 2020)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (joc.or.jp, 01 Jan 2020)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay7  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m30  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m36  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m52  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m53  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m59  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m70  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m76  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m85  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m90  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m92