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Teppei Kikuchi


SportShort Track
Born05 Aug 1995
Higher educationBusiness - Yamanashi Gakuin University: Kofu, JPN
OccupationOffice Worker
Personal Bests
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  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesCars, motorcycles. (, 04 Nov 2021)  
Famous relativesHis younger brother Kota Kikuchi has represented Japan in short track skating, and competed at the 2019 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. His cousin Jumpei Yoshizawa represented Japan in short track at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (SportsDeskOnline, 05 Nov 2021;, 20 Jan 2017;, 04 Nov 2021;, 31 Oct 2021)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
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.  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe fractured his right ankle while he was in grade nine of middle school. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe was encouraged by his older sister.  
General Interest
General Interest
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 Classification 500m24  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m24  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m25  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m37  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m37  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m60  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m93  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m121