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Ami Hirai

Japan

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTJPN20208199701
NOCJapan
Born02 Aug 1997
GenderWomen
ResidenceJapan
OccupationStudent
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationSports Science - Chukyo University: Nagoya, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.819 02 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:28.463 08 Dec 2018 Almaty  
    1500m 2:23.609 01 Feb 2019 Dresden  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay     2  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009877455219  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamChukyo University: Nagoya, JPN  
Reason for choosing this sportA coach encouraged her to take up the sport, and she felt good while skating.  
Name of coachKenji Hayashida [club], JPN; Keiichiro Nagashima [national], JPN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age eight in Ichinomiya, Japan.  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementReaching the 500m final at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Innsbruck, Austria. (Athlete, 07 Feb 2020)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Believe in yourself, enjoy skating." (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerJapanese short track skater Ayuko Ito. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 World Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall11  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m15  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall21  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m22  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall28  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m29  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall32  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay4  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay5  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 3000m Relay5  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m7  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m8  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay10  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m12  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m13  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m14  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m17  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m18  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m19  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m19  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m21  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m22  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m23  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m23  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m26  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1500m26  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m27  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m34  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m35  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m37  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m37  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m43  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m47  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m50  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m54  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m58  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m58  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m60  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m65