Daichi Yamanaka

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Daichi Yamanaka
Personal information
Born (1990-05-01) 1 May 1990 (age 28)
Kawakami, Japan
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight165 lb (75 kg)
Sport
Country Japan
SportSpeed skating
Achievements and titles
Highest world ranking9 (500 m) [1]

Daichi Yamanaka (山中 大地) (born 1 May 1990) is a Japanese speed skater.

Yamanaka competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics for Japan. In the 1000 metres he finished 36th overall.[2][3]

Yamanaka competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics for Japan. In the 500 metres he finished 5th overall and in the 1000 metres he finished 24th overall.

Yamanaka made his World Cup debut in December 2012. As of September 2014, Yamanaka's top World Cup finish is 6th in a 1000 m B race at Nagano in 2012–13. His best overall finish in the World Cup is 50th, in the 1000 metres in 2012–13.[4]

As of May 2018, Yamanaka's top World Cup finish is 2nd in a 500 m A race at Stavanger in 2017–18.[5] His best overall finish in the World Cup is 9th, in the 2017–18 ISU Speed Skating World Cup – Men's 500 metres.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017-18Worldcup".
  2. ^ "Sports Reference Profile".
  3. ^ "Sochi2014.com profile". 19 March 2014. Archived from the original on March 19, 2014.
  4. ^ "SpeedSkatingStats.com Biography".
  5. ^ "2017-18 Worldcup Result 500m Men Division A as of Nov 18 2017".
  6. ^ "2017-18Worldcup".