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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2023 World Triathlon Cup Miyazaki
28 Oct, 2023 - Elite Women - 02:01:39
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2023 World Triathlon Cup Tongyeong
21 Oct, 2023 - Elite Women - 00:58:20
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2023 JPN Triathlon National Championships
15 Oct, 2023 - Elite Women - 02:01:11
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2023 Hangzhou Asian Games
02 Oct, 2023 - Mixed Relay - 00:22:27
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2023 Hangzhou Asian Games
30 Sep, 2023 - Elite Women - 02:01:05
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2023 World Triathlon Championship Finals Pontevedra
2023-09-22 - Elite Women - 01:54:51
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2023 World Triathlon Championship Series Sunderland
2023-07-29 - Elite Women - 01:00:54
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2023 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships Hamburg
2023-07-15 - Elite Women - 00:22:06
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2023 World Triathlon Championship Series Montreal
2023-06-24 - Elite Women - 00:59:53
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2023 World Triathlon Championship Series Cagliari
2023-05-27 - Elite Women - 01:50:02
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2023 Hangzhou Asian Games
2023-09-29 - Elite Women - 02:01:05
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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 https://www.takahashiyuko.com
Twitter @yuko.takahashi8
Facebook Athlete Facebook
Instagram @yuko_takahashi8
World Triathlon Athlete ID 17285
Yuko's next event
08 - 09 Mar, 2024
2024 World Triathlon Championship Series Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates • Start List
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