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Kiichi Shigehiro

Japan

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTJPN11111199801
NOCJapan
Born11 Nov 1998 in Hachioji 
GenderMen
ResidenceTokyo, JPN
OccupationStudent
LanguagesJapanese
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.353 01 Feb 2019 Dresden  
    1000m 1:23.179 01 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:15.740 27 Jan 2017 Innsbruck  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/kiichi.shigehiro  
twitter.com/k1191sk  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamKanagawa University: Japan  
Reason for choosing this sportHe tried figure skating in grade one of primary school after being influenced by his older sister, but he was not interested in pursuing the sport. He took up short track after hearing about the Sagamihara Speed Skating Club.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at Sagamihara Speed Skating Club in Japan while he was at primary school.  
Name of coachKeiichiro Nagashima [national], JPN  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursIn 2016 he was given the Sagamihara Culture and Sports Citation Award in Japan. (city.sagamihara.kanagawa.jp, 15 Nov 2016)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall13  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay6  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay10  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m23  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m26  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m34  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m36  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m56  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m62  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m75  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m108  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m113