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Miwako Yamaura


SportShort Track
Born12 Jun 1998 in Saku 
Higher educationNursing - Saku University : Japan
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.849 02 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:32.057 03 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:33.988 06 Feb 2015 Dresden  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay     2  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamTochigi Sports Association: Japan  
Reason for choosing this sportShe was encouraged by her older brother Hiroaki, who had switched from speed skating to short track.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating in the first grade of primary school, and started focusing on short track in grade six.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"If you have an aspiration, it will come true." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
HobbiesListening to music. (, 01 Feb 2020)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (, 27 May 2019;, 01 Dec 2017)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (, 24 May 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachKeiichiro Nagashima [national], JPN  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay9  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall18  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall25  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall25  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 Erzurum 3000m Relay7  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay9  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m18  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1500m21  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m23  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m28  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m29  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m31  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m31  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m38  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m45  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m49  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m53  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m64  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m65  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m67