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Shione Kaminaga


SportShort Track
Born26 Sep 1999 in Nagano 
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.000 01 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:28.465 09 Feb 2022 Beijing  
    1500m 2:20.953 07 Oct 2017 Dordrecht  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay   1 2  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesWeight training, watching sports, golf. (, 27 Nov 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age eight in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. She made her World Cup debut in short track in 2015, and decided to switch to speed skating in April 2022.  
Reason for choosing this sportShe was encouraged to start skating by her father, who worked at a hotel that was close to an ice rink.  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesShe sustained a cut to a muscle in her right thigh in 2019. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)

In 2014 she broke her nose during an athletics training session. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursIn 2018 she became the first athlete to receive the Sports Achievement Award of Nanmoku in Japan. (, 31 Mar 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Believe in your way and your talent." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolDutch skater Jorien Ter Mors, Canadian short track skater Kim Boutin. (, 23 Mar 2021; Athlete, 07 Feb 2020)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamAll Nippon Airways [ANA]: Japan  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerKorean short track skater Choi Min-Jeong. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2018)  
Other sportsShe represented Japan in short track at the Olympic Winter Games in 2018 and 2022. (SportsDeskOnline, 20 Nov 2022;, 21 Oct 2022)  
Other informationSPORT SWITCH
She switched from short track to speed skating after competing at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. "I sustained a lot of injuries [while competing in short track], so I couldn't race aggressively. For me, I am better suited to fighting against myself." (, 21 Oct 2022)
Social Media
Social Media  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall9  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall16  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall17  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m18  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1000m24  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m24  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m25  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m27  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m30  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m2  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Dordrecht 2000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay4  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay5  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 3000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay6  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay6  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay10  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m11  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m12  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m14  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m14  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m16  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m16  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1500m17  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m18  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m20  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m22  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m22  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m22  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m23  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m24  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m25  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m25  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m26  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m26  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m27  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m27  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m27  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m28  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m28  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m30  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m30  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m31  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m31  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m33  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m33  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m35  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m37  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m38  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m39  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m41  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m42  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m43  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m45  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m51  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m56  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m58  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m60  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m71  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m97