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Saori Toi

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN22305199401
NOCJapan
Born23 May 1994 in  Gunma
GenderWomen
ResidenceShimosuwa, JPN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesDutch, Japanese
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.02 21 Oct 2017 Nagano  
    1000m 1:17.07 15 Mar 2014 Calgary  
    1500m 1:57.93 21 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:12.90 14 Mar 2014 Calgary  
    5000m 7:40.17 23 Dec 2015 Nagano  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100006263256115  
twitter.com/saori_toy  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJohan de Wit [national], NED  
Club / TeamNidec Sankyo Skating Team: Japan  
Reason for choosing this sportHer older sister was already skating. "In my childhood, I always did exactly the same as she did."  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2003 at age nine in Tsumagoi, Japan.  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesToi (Athlete, 04 Jan 2015)  
Awards and honoursIn 2013 and 2014 she was given an Excellence Award by the Nagano Amateur Sports Association in Japan. (globalathlete.jp, 09 Jul 2015)  
HobbiesListening to music, reading, cooking, shopping. (Athlete, 04 Jan 2015)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Give it all you've got. Work hard and play hard." (Athlete, 04 Jan 2015)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m38  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m42  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m46