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Fuyo Matsuoka

Japan

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSJPN21212199101
NOCJapan
Born12 Dec 1991
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesJapanese
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.15 21 Mar 2010 Calgary  
    1000m 1:21.04 22 Mar 2009 Calgary  
    1500m 2:00.67 28 Sep 2012 Calgary  
    3000m 4:04.97 01 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:09.07 20 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/fuyo.matsuoka  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamFujikyu Skating Team: Japan  
Name of coachTerumasa Osada [club], JPN; Johan de Wit [national], NED  
Reason for choosing this sportHer older sister was already involved in the sport.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at a sports club at age seven.  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesHer older sister Mitsuha has competed in speed skating. (skatingjapan.or.jp, 31 Dec 2011)  
InjuriesShe experienced back trouble while she was in year 12 at school. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017, 05 Dec 2015)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning at the All Japan High School Tournament while she was in year 10 at high school. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHer father. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Ireen Wust. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
HobbiesSewing. (hochi.co.jp, 21 Oct 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Always take on a challenge." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 5000m9  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 3000m16  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup 3000/5000m13  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps21  
    2016/2017 World Cup 3000/5000m25  
    2015/2016 World Cup 3000/5000m26  
    2010/2011 World Cup 3000/5000m34  
    2011/2012 World Cup 3000/5000m38  
    2012/2013 World Cup 3000/5000m41  
    2013/2014 World Cup 3000/5000m45