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Maki Tsuji


SportSpeed Skating
Born27 Apr 1985 in  Obihiro
LanguagesEnglish, Japanese
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.09 10 Mar 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:14.10 26 Feb 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:59.27 29 Dec 2017 Nagano  
    3000m 4:25.33 22 Mar 2002 Calgary  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesYoga. (, 16 Sep 2020)  
Most influential person in careerJapanese speed skater Hiroyasu Shimizu. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 1991 in Obihiro, Japan.  
Reason for choosing this sportShe lost a speed skating race at kindergarten, and became motivated to get better.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Hiroyasu Shimizu. (Athlete, 21 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesShe broke her right hand during a training session in October 2011 and was unable to compete for six months. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationRETIREMENT
In March 2022 she announced her retirement from competitive speed skating. (, 01 Apr 2022)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall6  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m7  
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m9  
    2013/2014 World Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m10  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m10  
    2010/2011 World Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 500m11  
    2014/2015 World Sprint Championships Overall11  
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall11  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m11  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m12  
    2021/2022 World Sprint Championships Overall13  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m13  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m15  
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall17  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1000m18  
    2012/2013 World Sprint Championships Overall18  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships 1000m19  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 1000m19  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m27  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Nagano Team Sprint1  
    2016/2017 Heerenveen Team Sprint1  
    2015/2016 Calgary, AB Team Sprint1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m2  
    2018/2019 Obihiro Team Sprint2  
    2015/2016 Heerenveen Team Sprint2  
    2016/2017 Stavanger Team Sprint2  
    2016/2017 Harbin 500m2  
    2011/2012 Chelyabinsk 500m2  
    2016/2017 Astana 500m2  
    2019/2020 Nagano Team Sprint3  
    2019/2020 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Sprint3  
    2019/2020 Minsk Team Sprint3  
    2015/2016 Salt Lake City, UT Team Sprint3  
    2018/2019 Obihiro 500m3  
    2010/2011 Obihiro 1000m3  
    2016/2017 Harbin 500m3  
    2016/2017 Heerenveen 500m3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Classification 500m7  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m7  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 500m8  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m9  
    2010/2011 World Cup Classification 1000m11  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m13  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m13  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification Overall14  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 500m14  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m14  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 1000m15  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m17  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m19  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m20  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1000m21  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m21  
    2006/2007 World Cup Classification 100m23  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification Overall24  
    2004/2005 World Cup Classification 1000m24  
    2006/2007 World Cup Classification 1000m26  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1000m28  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m29  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m33  
    2006/2007 World Cup Classification 500m37  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification Overall38  
    2008/2009 World Cup Classification 1000m42  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m49