Jumpei Yoshizawa

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Jumpei Yoshizawa
Personal information
Born (1985-03-16) March 16, 1985 (age 29)
Nagano,  Japan
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 154 lb (70 kg)
Sport
Country  Japan
Sport Speed skating
Achievements and titles
Highest world ranking 30 (1500m)

Jumpei Yoshizawa (吉澤 純平 Yoshizawa Junpei?, born (1985-03-16)March 16, 1985 in Nagano) is a Japanese short-track speed-skater.

Yoshizawa competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Japan. In the 500 metres, he advanced to the quarterfinals, where he finished 4th, failing to advance. In the 1500 metres, he placed 5th in his opening heat, advancing to the semifinals, where he finished 6th, again failing to advance. His best overall finish was in the 500, where he placed 14th.[1]

As of 2013, Yoshizawa's best performance at the World Championships came in 2004, when he placed 5th as a member of the Japanese 5000 metre relay team. He also won a bronze medal at the 2004 World Short Track Speed Skating Team Championships for Japan.[2]

As of 2013, Yoshizawa has not finished on the podium on the ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup. His top World Cup ranking is 30th, in the 1500 metres in 2009–10.[2]

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