Yurika Hirayama

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Yurika Hirayama
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Full nameYurika Hirayama (平山 友梨香)
Born (1990-11-16) 16 November 1990 (age 28)
Sapporo, Japan
Ski clubHokusho University Ski Club
Updated on 6 January 2013.

Yurika Hirayama (平山 友梨香, Hirayama Yurika, born 16 November 1990) is a Japanese ski jumper and the 2011 World University Vice Champion.[1]


At the age of 14, Hirayama started her career as a ski jumper at the FIS Race in Sapporo in 2005 where she placed eighth. In 2007, Hirayama placed 22nd at the Junior World Championships in Tarvisio but did not take part in races outside Japan until 2010. In 2010, at the Junior World Championships in Hinterzarten Hirayama placed 24th. In 2011/12, Hirayama took part in the World Cup competitions in Zao placing 35th and 34th.

In 2012/13, Hirayama is present at the complete World Cup series (Lillehammer: 46th, Sochi: 36th and 38th, Ramsau: 27th, Schonach: 22nd and 30th).


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