Yukako started out as a competitive swimmer before participating in paratriathlon, with swimming being her strongest of the three disciplines.
Since winning her first top-tier event in Yokohama in 2014, she has represented Japan at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and been a regular on World Cup and WPS podiums.
- Winner 2019 Alanya ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
- Winner 2018 Devonport ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
- 6th place Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
12019 Alanya ITU Paratriathlon World Cup 05 Oct, 2019 - PTS2 Women - 01:28:22
22019 Banyoles ITU Paratriathlon World Cup 08 Sep, 2019 - PTS2 Women - 01:22:14
72019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne 29 Aug, 2019 - PTS2 Women - 01:33:54
52019 Tokyo ITU Paratriathlon World Cup 17 Aug, 2019 - PTS2 Women - 01:34:48
42019 Groupe Copley World Paratriathlon Series Montreal 28 Jun, 2019 - PTS2 Women - 01:26:40