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Koshiro Shimada

Koshiro Shimada Japanese figure skater

Japanese figure skater
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Japanese figure skater
Countries Japan
Occupations Figure skater
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 11 September 2001 (Matsuyama, Japan)
Star sign VirgoVirgo
Education
Shujitsu Junior High School and High School
The details
Biography

Koshiro Shimada (島田 高志郎, Shimada Kōshirō, born September 11, 2001) is a Japanese figure skater. He is the 2019 Bavarian Open senior champion and the 2018–19 Junior Grand Prix Final bronze medalist. He has won three other medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series (silver at the 2018 JGP Austria, bronze at the 2016 JGP France and 2018 JGP Slovenia). He placed 14th at the 2017 World Junior Championships and is a two-time Japan Junior national medalist.

Personal life

Koshiro Shimada was born in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.

Career

Shimada began learning to skate as a six-year-old. He moved to Okayama with his mother to advance his training.

Shimada's junior international debut came in the 2015–16 season. Competing on the ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) circuit, he placed 7th in Bratislava, Slovakia, and 5th in Zagreb, Croatia. Ranked fourth at the Japan Junior Championships, he was assigned to the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics in Hamar, Norway, where he finished 6th.

During the 2016–17 JGP series, Shimada won the bronze medal in Saint Gervais-les-Bains, France, and placed fourth in Tallinn, Estonia. He took the silver medal at the Japan Junior Championships in November 2016 and placed 7th as a senior at the Japan Championships. At the 2017 World Junior Championships in Taipei, he placed 12th in the short program, 13th in the free skate, and 14th overall.

In 2017, Shimada started training with Stéphane Lambiel in Champéry, Switzerland.

Programs

Season Short program Free skating Exhibtion
2019–20

The Artist (soundtrack)

  • The Artist Ouverture
    by Ludovic Bource
  • George Valentin
    by Ludovic Bource
  • Comme Une Rosee de Larmes
    by Ludovic Bource
  • Peppy and George
    by Ludovic Bource
    choreo. by Stéphane Lambiel
  • I Want to Break Free
    by Queen
2018–19
  • Winter in Buenos Aires
    by Ástor Piazzolla
    choreo. by Stéphane Lambiel
2017–18

Pina (soundtrack)

  • Rooftop
    by Thomas Hanreich
  • Lillies of the Valley
    by Jun Miyake
  • All Names
    by Jun Miyake
    choreo. by Stéphane Lambiel
2016–2017

Romeo + Juliet (soundtrack)

Competitive highlights

JGP: Junior Grand Prix; GP: Grand Prix

International
Event 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20
GP NHK Trophy 9th
GP Skate America 10th
CS Nebelhorn 2nd
Bavarian Open 1st
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 14th 9th
Youth Olympics 6th
JGP Final 3rd
JGP Austria 2nd
JGP Croatia 5th 5th
JGP Estonia 4th
JGP France 3rd
JGP Poland 7th
JGP Slovakia 7th
JGP Slovenia 3rd
Asian Trophy 1st J
National
Japan 11th 7th 5th TBD
Japan Junior 17th 16th 4th 2nd WD 3rd
Japan Novice 12th B 2nd B 1st A 2nd A
Team event
Japan Open 2nd T
4th P

Detailed results

Senior level

2019–20 season
Date Event SP FS Total
December 18–22, 2019 2019-20 Japan Championships
TBD


November 22–24, 2019 2019 NHK Trophy 6
75.98
10
137.67
9
213.65
October 18–20, 2019 2019 Skate America 11
72.12
7
143.91
10
216.03
September 25–28, 2019 2019 CS Nebelhorn Trophy 1
74.32
4
140.66
2
212.95

Junior level

2018–19 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
March 4-10, 2019 2019 World Junior Championships Junior 12
74.89
8
137.89
9
212.78
February 5-10, 2019 2019 Bavarian Open Senior 2
69.29
1
141.51
1
210.80
December 20-24, 2018 2018-19 Japan Championships Senior 3
80.46
11
139.32
5
219.78
December 6–9, 2018 2018–19 JGP Final Junior 4
73.97
4
140.41
3
214.38
November 23–25, 2018 2018–19 Japan Junior Championships Junior 1
82.35
5
127.68
3
210.03
October 3–6, 2018 2018 JGP Slovenia Junior 4
73.48
5
139.47
3
212.95
August 29 – September 1, 2018 2018 JGP Austria Junior 3
74.78
2
145.67
2
220.45
2017–18 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
October 4–7, 2017 2017 JGP Poland Junior 12
59.47
4
130.99
7
190.46
September 27–30, 2017 2017 JGP Croatia Junior 6
64.85
5
131.87
5
196.72
2016–17 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
March 15–19, 2017 2017 World Junior Championships Junior 12
68.77
13
125.33
14
194.10
December 22–25, 2016 2016–17 Japan Championships Senior 10
62.66
6
137.52
7
200.18
November 18–20, 2016 2016–17 Japan Junior Championships Junior 2
66.19
2
132.01
2
198.20
September 28 – October 2, 2016 2016 JGP Estonia Junior 4
70.48
4
132.81
4
203.29
August 24–28, 2016 2016 JGP France Junior 5
59.32
3
126.86
3
186.18
August 4–7, 2016 2016 Asian Open Trophy Junior 3
60.22
1
124.87
1
185.09
2015–16 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
February 12–21, 2016 2016 Youth Olympics Junior 6
63.18
6
119.34
6
182.52
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https://www.statsonice.com/skater/Koshiro/Shimada/
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