Yuka Sato

  • WTS Ranking: 16
  • Represents: {country} JPN
  • Year of birth: 1992

Full Stats

Given NameYuka
Family NameSato
Year of Birth1992
Place of BirthChiba
Place of Residence JPN
Height171 cm
CoachKenjiro Ijima
WTS Starts52
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Winner of 2009 Incheon ITU Triathlon Asian YOG Qualifier, Sato is one of Japan’s promising athletes, having competed five rounds of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Elite category this year. She first took up triathlon when she was 9 years old with her mother’s encouragement.  Sato also topped at 2010 Sendai Bay ITU Triathlon Asian Cup and 2010 Amakusa ITU Triathlon Asian Cup in Elite categories.  Personal best in 400m swim is 4’23”1.  Her dream is to become an Olympic medalist.  First gold medal winner of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games.

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