Biography

Yuko is one of Japan’s most promising athletes having competed on the World Triathlon Series since 2012 where she was ranked 14th overall. At the 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic Qualification Event she was the top-placed Japanese athlete and most recently has gone on to win gold at the 2018 Asian Games in both the individual and Mixed Relay.

In 2017, Yuko Takahashi moved to San Diego to join an elite multinational triathlon team and In 2019 Yuko came up with her best result ever in the World Triathlon Series circuit, finishing finished fourth in the elite women’s competition in Yokohama.

Career Highlights:
- 5th place at the 2019 Miyazaki ITU Triathlon World Cup
- 1st place at the 2019 JPN Triathlon National Championships
- 11th place at the 2019 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton
- 7th place at the 2019 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama
- Winner 2018 Asian Games Individual and Mixed Relay
- 5th place at the 2018 World Triathlon Bermuda

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2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds
12 Jun, 2022 - Mixed Relay - 00:24:29
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2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds
11 Jun, 2022 - Elite Women - 01:02:02
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2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama
14 May, 2022 - Elite Women - 01:57:35
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2022 Europe Triathlon Cup and Mediterranean Championships Melilla
03 Apr, 2022 - Elite Women - 00:54:14
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2022 Europe Triathlon Cup Quarteira
26 Mar, 2022 - Elite Women - 02:05:22
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2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds
2022-06-11 - Elite Women - 01:02:02
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2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama
2022-05-14 - Elite Women - 01:57:35
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2021 World Triathlon Championship Series Abu Dhabi
2021-11-05 - Elite Women - 00:58:23
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AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds
2021-06-05 - Elite Women - 01:59:50
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2021 World Triathlon Championship Series Yokohama
2021-05-15 - Elite Women - 01:57:03
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
2021-07-26 - Elite Women - 02:01:18
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2018 Palembang Asian Games
2018-08-31 - Elite Women - 01:59:29
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Yuko
Family Name Takahashi
Representing JPN
Year of Birth 1991
Place of Birth Japan
Residence Mitaka-shi, Japan
Coach Paulo Sousa
Sponsors Sogo Bussan, SUBARU, Zen-noh, Oakley, 2XU
Website http://www.takahashiyuko.com
Twitter @yuko.takahashi8
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09 - 10 Jul, 2022
2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany • Start List
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