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Yuki Ito

Yuki Ito Japanese ski jumper

Japanese ski jumper
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Japanese ski jumper
Countries Japan
Occupations Athlete Ski jumper
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 10 May 1994 (Shimokawa, Kamikawa Subprefecture, Hokkaidō Prefecture, Japan)
Star sign TaurusTaurus
Stats
Height: 161 cm
Weight: 48 kg
The details
Biography

Yuki Ito (伊藤 有希, Itō Yūki, born 10 May 1994) is a Japanese ski jumper. She has won five individual World Cup events, one team event, and finished as the overall runner-up in the 2016/17 season. At the World Championships she has won five medals, including a mixed team gold.

Ski jumping career

Ito's debut in World Cup took place in February 2012 in Hinzenbach. At the 2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme, Ito won the gold medal with the Japanese team in the mixed event at normal hill. She won her first individual event in the World Cup in Sapporo on 14 January 2017.

She competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics, finishing seventh in the women's normal hill individual competition. She also competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in the same event.

She also won the first ever women's World Cup team competition in Hinterzarten on 16 December 2017. Her team mates included Kaori Iwabuchi and Sara Takanashi.

World Cup

Standings

Season Overall L3
2011/12 20 N/A
2012/13 18 N/A
2013/14 3rd, bronze medalist(s) N/A
2014/15 5 N/A
2015/16 8 N/A
2016/17 2nd, silver medalist(s) N/A
2017/18 4 4
  • Standings through 25 March 2018

Individual wins

No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 2016/17 14 January 2017   Japan Sapporo Miyanomori HS100 NH
2 20 January 2017   Japan Zaō Yamagata HS103 (night) NH
3 21 January 2017   Japan Zaō Yamagata HS103 (night) NH
4 15 February 2017   South Korea Pyeongchang Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre HS109 (night) NH
5 12 March 2017   Norway Oslo Holmenkollbakken HS134 LH
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http://www.fis-ski.com/ski-jumping/news-multimedia/news/article=first-world-cup-victory-for-yuki-ito.html
https://www.fis-ski.com/DB/general/athlete-biography.html?sectorcode=JP&competitorid=134975&type=result
https://www.pyeongchang2018.com/en/game-time/results/OWG2018/en/ski-jumping/athlete-profile-n3012891-yuki-ito.htm
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2017/12/17/more-sports/winter-sports-more-sports/japan-leaps-team-crown/
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