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Yuzuru Hanyu

1994 - Today

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Yuzuru Hanyu (羽生 結弦, Ha'nyū Yuzuru, born December 7, 1994) is a Japanese figure skater. He is a two-time Olympic champion (2014, 2018), a two-time World champion (2014, 2017), a four-time Grand Prix Final champion (2013–2016), a Four Continents champion (2020), the 2010 World Junior champion, the 2009–10 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, and a six-time Japanese national champion (2012–2015, 2020–2021). He has also medaled at five other World Championships, taking bronze in 2012 and 2021, and silver in 2015, 2016 and 2019 making him the only male single skater along with Jan Hoffmann to win seven world championship medals in the post-war era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yuzuru Hanyu has received more than 4,574,814 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Yuzuru Hanyu is the 79th most popular skater (down from 63rd in 2019), the 1,296th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,081st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Japanese Skater.

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  • 30

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  • 5.52

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  • 2.67

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Among SKATERS

Among skaters, Yuzuru Hanyu ranks 79 out of 313Before him are Barbara Wagner, Ken Henry, Midori Ito, Peggy Fleming, Carol Heiss, and Irving Jaffee. After him are Sten Stensen, Johann Olav Koss, Karin Enke, Alexei Ulanov, Manfred Schnelldorfer, and Sergei Grinkov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1994, Yuzuru Hanyu ranks 36Before him are Mateo Kovačić, Jackson Wang, Kang Seul-gi, Lucas Ocampos, Yussuf Poulsen, and August Ames. After him are Carlos Sainz Jr., Corentin Tolisso, João Cancelo, Jordan Lukaku, Duncan Laurence, and Daniele Rugani.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yuzuru Hanyu ranks 1,296 out of 5,560Before him are Yutaka Ozaki (1965), Kazushi Kimura (1958), Masami Ihara (1967), Mitsuko Horie (1957), Norifumi Abe (1975), and Chris Horner (1971). After him are Takehide Nakatani (1941), Shinichi Mochizuki (1969), Kyoko Kuroda (1969), Maki Haneta (1972), Tsuyoshi Yamanaka (1939), and Joji (1992).

Among SKATERS In Japan

Among skaters born in Japan, Yuzuru Hanyu ranks 2Before him are Midori Ito (1969). After him are Shizuka Arakawa (1981), Mao Asada (1990), Yuko Kavaguti (1981), Miki Ando (1987), Hiroyasu Shimizu (1974), Daisuke Takahashi (1986), Fumie Suguri (1980), Nao Kodaira (1986), Shoma Uno (1997), and Nobunari Oda (1987).