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Shuta Matsuzu

Japan

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTJPN10212199901
NOCJapan
Born02 Dec 1999 in Tokyo 
GenderMen
ResidenceOsaka, JPN
OccupationStudent
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationEconomics - Hannan University: Matsubara, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.166 02 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:27.656 06 Mar 2019 Krasnoyarsk  
    1500m 2:24.398 02 Mar 2018 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
Social Media
Social Media
twitter.com/skating_shuta  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamHannan University : Matsubara, JPN  
Name of coachKenichi Sugio [club], JPN; Keiichiro Ngashimia [national], JPN  
Reason for choosing this sportHis parents were skating coaches and there was an ice rink near his house.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age three in Hokkaido, Japan.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerJapanese short track skater Kazuki Yoshinaga. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesReading, cycling. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 08 Oct 2017)  
InjuriesHe suffered injuries to his ankle and knee at age 16. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 3000m relay at the 2018 World Junior Championships in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m11  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall35  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m55  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m25  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m27  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m32  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m63