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Yuka Sato

Yuka Sato

JPN

Year of Birth: 1992
Place of Birth: Chiba
Weight: 55kg
Height: 171cm
Athlete Lives: Japan
Current Ranking: 17 (1299pts)

Winner of 2009 Incheon ITU Triathlon Asian YOG Qualifier, Sato is one of Japan’s promising athletes, having competed five rounds of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Elite category this year. She first took up triathlon when she was 9 years old with her mother’s encouragement.  Sato also topped at 2010 Sendai Bay ITU Triathlon Asian Cup and 2010 Amakusa ITU Triathlon Asian Cup in Elite categories.  Personal best in 400m swim is 4’23”1.  Her dream is to become an Olympic medalist.  First gold medal winner of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games.