Sato in 2010
|Full name||Nobuo Sato|
January 3, 1942 |
Nobuo Satō (佐藤 信夫 Satō Nobuo , born January 3, 1942 in Osaka) is a Japanese figure skater and coach. He is a ten-time Japanese national champion. He represented Japan at the 1960 Winter Olympics, where he placed 14th, and at the 1964 Winter Olympics, where he placed 8th. His best finish at the World Championships was 4th in 1965. He is married to Kumiko Okawa. Their daughter is Yuka Sato, the 1994 World Champion.
Along with Machiko Yamada, he is one of the more successful coaches in Japan. His current and former students include Miki Ando, Mao Asada, Shoko Ishikawa, Hirokazu Kobayashi, Takahiko Kozuka, Yukari Nakano, Yuka Sato, Wun-Chang Shih, and Fumie Suguri.
- Miki Ando at the International Skating Union
- Mao Asada at the International Skating Union
- Shoko Ishikwa at the International Skating Union
- Hirokazu Kobayashi at the International Skating Union
- Takahiko Kozuka at the International Skating Union
- Yukari Nakano at the International Skating Union
- Wun-Chang Shih at the International Skating Union
- Fumie Suguri at the International Skating Union
- Gallagher, Jack (12 February 2010). "Skating Hall of Fame set to welcome Sato". The Japan Times. Retrieved 27 March 2011.
- "Nobuo Sato biography and Olympic results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 31 January 2010.
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