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Teppei Kikuchi

Japan

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTJPN10508199501
NOCJapan
Born05 Aug 1995
GenderMen
ResidenceJapan
OccupationOffice Worker
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationBusiness - Yamanashi Gakuin University: Kofu, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.553 04 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:25.609 09 Nov 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:20.845 04 Feb 2017 Almaty  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/teppei.kikuchi.12  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamTeisan Lodge Club: Japan  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was influenced by his older sister.  
Name of coachKeiichiro Nagashima [national], JPN; Masatoshi Ito, JPN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at the Teisan Lodge club in Japan while he was in grade four of primary school.  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesOutdoor activities. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 2016)  
Famous relativesHis cousin Jumpei Yoshizawa has represented Japan in short track, and competed at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (SportsDeskOnline, 06 Nov 2018; yguppr.net, 20 Jan 2017)  
InjuriesHe fractured his right ankle while he was in grade nine of middle school. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHis younger brother. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolJapanese short track skater [and his cousin] Jumpei Yoshizawa. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Don't give up in a race, no matter what." (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Championships 5000m Relay7  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Dresden 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m6  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay7  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay9  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay10  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m18  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m19  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m22  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m23  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m24  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m24  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m25  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m37  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m60  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m93  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m121