Yusuke Morozumi

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Yusuke Morozumi
Born (1985-01-16) 16 January 1985 (age 33)
Team
Curling clubKaruizawa CC,
Karuizawa, JPN
SkipYusuke Morozumi
ThirdTetsuro Shimizu
SecondTsuyoshi Yamaguchi
LeadKosuke Morozumi
AlternateKohsuke Hirata
Career
World Championship
appearances
6 (2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Pacific-Asia Championship
appearances
9 (2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Olympic
appearances
1 (2018)

Yusuke Morozumi (両角 友佑, Morozumi Yusuke, born January 16, 1985 in Nagano) is a Japanese curler from Karuizawa. He will be the skip of the Japanese men's team at the 2018 Winter Olympics.[1]

In 2008, by finishing 2nd at the Pacific Curling Championships he and his team qualified for the 2009 World Men's Curling Championships.

Yusuke Morozumi was the skip of the Japanese team at the 2004 World Junior Curling Championships.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Morozumi is married and works as a sports instructor.[3] He is a graduate of Kanazawa University.[citation needed]

Teams[edit]

Season Skip Third Second Lead Alternate Events
2002-03 Hiroaki Kashiwagi Kazuto Yanagizawa Yoichi Nakasato Yusuke Morozumi Keita Satoh 2003 WJCC
2003-04 Yusuke Morozumi Masahori Satoh Yoichi Nakasato Keisaku Fujimaki Kazuya Kobayashi 2004 WJCC
2005-06 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Masahori Satoh Yoichi Nakasato Kosuke Morozumi 2006 PJCC
2006-07 Yusuke Morozumi Masonori Satoh Yoichi Nakasato Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi
2007-08 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Yuta Matsumura
2008-09 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Kosuke Morozumi Keita Satoh 2009 WMCC
2008 PCC
2009-10 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Kosuke Morozumi Hayato Sato 2009 PCC
2010-11 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Kosuke Morozumi
2011-12 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Kosuke Morozumi
2012-13 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Kosuke Morozumi Yoshiro Shimizu 2012 PCC, 2013 WCC
2013-14 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Kosuke Morozumi Shinya Abe 2013 PCC, 2013 OQE, 2014 WCC
2014-15 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Kosuke Morozumi Yuta Matsumura 2014 PCC, 2015 WCC
2015-16 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Kosuke Morozumi Kohsuke Hirata
Yasumasa Tanida
2015 PCC, 2016 WCC
2016-17 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Kosuke Morozumi Kohsuke Hirata 2016 PCC, 2017 AWG, 2017 WCC
2017-18 Yusuke Morozumi Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Tetsuro Shimizu Kosuke Morozumi Kohsuke Hirata 2017 PCC, 2018 OG

Grand Slam record[edit]

Key
C Champion
F Lost in Final
SF Lost in Semifinal
QF Lost in Quarterfinals
R16 Lost in the round of 16
Q Did not advance to playoffs
T2 Played in Tier 2 event
DNP Did not participate in event
N/A Not a Grand Slam event that season
Event 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17
Masters DNP DNP DNP DNP
Canadian Open DNP DNP DNP DNP
The National Q DNP DNP DNP
Players' Championships DNP DNP DNP DNP
Champions Cup N/A N/A DNP Q

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.worldcurling.org/owg2018/team-japan-profile
  2. ^ "Sherrard shines at junior curling worlds". CBC Sports. 2004-03-24. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  3. ^ http://cloudfront7.curling.ca/2015worldmen-en/files/2015/03/EYE-OPENER-SUN-ALL.pdf

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