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Arisa Go

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
NOCJapan
Born12 Dec 1987 in  Obihiro
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesJapanese
Higher educationCommerce - Yamanashi Gakuin University: Kofu, JPN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.05 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:14.07 03 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:57.71 20 Mar 2016 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/arisa.go.3  
twitter.com/gggarisa  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age four in Hokkaido, Japan.  
Name of coachJohan de Wit [national], NED  
Club / TeamIyotec: Japan  
Reason for choosing this sportShe was influenced by her older brother.  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 08 Oct 2017)  
Most influential person in careerJapanese speed skater Sayuri Osuga. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2015)  
HobbiesWatching DVDs, listening to music, fishing. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 08 Oct 2017; Athlete, 04 Jan 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementRepresenting Japan at an international competition for the first time. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2015)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Sayuri Osuga. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2015)  
Awards and honoursIn 2017 she received the Shiny Matsuyama Grand Prize in Japan. (city.matsuyama.ehime.jp, 07 Jun 2017)

In 2017 she was given a citation award by the governor of Nagano Prefecture in Japan. (mainichi.jp, 09 Feb 2017)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games 500m8  
    2017/2018 World Sprint Championships Overall9  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m10  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1000m12  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m13  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup Nagano Team Sprint1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint1  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger Team Sprint2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Calgary, AB 500m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen 500m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m8  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m9  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m11  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m18  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall22  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m23  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m24  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall26