Yuko Takahashi

  • WTS Ranking: 53
  • Represents: Japan JPN
  • Year of birth: 1991
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Full Stats

Given NameYuko
Family NameTakahashi
Year of Birth1991
Place of BirthJapan
World Triathlon Debut2007
CoachPaulo Sousa
Other Sports CompetedTrack and field
Race Starts175
Race Wins16
Race Podiums32
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Yuko is one of Japan’s most promising athletes having competed on the World Triathlon Series since 2012 where she was ranked 14th overall. At the 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic Qualification Event she was the top-placed Japanese athlete and most recently has gone on to win gold at the 2018 Asian Games in both the individual and Mixed Relay.

In 2017, Yuko Takahashi moved to San Diego to join an elite multinational triathlon team and In 2019 Yuko came up with her best result ever in the World Triathlon Series circuit, finishing finished fourth in the elite women’s competition in Yokohama.

Career Highlights:
- 5th place at the 2019 Miyazaki ITU Triathlon World Cup
- 1st place at the 2019 JPN Triathlon National Championships
- 11th place at the 2019 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
- 7th place at the 2019 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama
- Winner 2018 Asian Games Individual and Mixed Relay
- 5th place at the 2018 World Triathlon Bermuda

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