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Yoshiaki Oguro

Japan

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTJPN11808199001
NOCJapan
Born18 Aug 1990 in Fukuoka 
GenderMen
ResidenceSagamihara, JPN
OccupationOffice Worker
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationHumanities - Kanagawa University: Japan
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.505 06 Nov 2016 Calgary  
    1000m 1:25.655 07 Nov 2014 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:13.585 14 Mar 2014 Montreal  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/yoshiaki.oguro  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamMitsubishi Electric: Japan  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was encouraged to take up the sport by coach Saburo Imai after the pair met at a skating school.  
Training RegimeHe trains three times a week on the days he can finish work early.  
Name of coachJonathan Guilmette [national], CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age seven in Sagamihara, Japan.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Make progress day after day, month after month." (Athlete, 11 Feb 2016)  
InjuriesHe injured his neck at age 17. (Athlete, 11 Feb 2016)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning a bronze medal in the 5000m relay at the 2011 World Cup event in Nagoya, Japan. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Feb 2016; Athlete, 11 Feb 2016)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (mitsubishielectric.co.jp, 15 May 2015)  
Awards and honoursIn 2013 he was presented with the Kanagawa Prefecture Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (kanagawa.jp, 30 Nov 2013)

In 2013 he received an Excellence Award at the Yokohama Sports Awards Ceremony in Japan. (kanagawa-u.ac.jp, 11 Feb 2013)
 
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An. (Athlete, 11 Feb 2016)  
HobbiesGoing for walks. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 03 Aug 2015)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall8  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1500m16  
    2013/2014 World Championships Overall23  
    2013/2014 World Championships 500m29  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1000m30  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2011/2012 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m12  
    2014/2015 Dresden 5000m Relay12  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m13  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m18  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m20  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m20  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m20  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m21  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m22  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m24  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m25  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m25  
    2014/2015 Dresden 500m26  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m26  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m31  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m34  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m35  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m37  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m38  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m39  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m39  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m39  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m43  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m48  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m49  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m62  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m71  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m72  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m73  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m75  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m86  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m90  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m90  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m113