Yuzuru Hanyu (Figure Skater), born on December 7, 1994 in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan. Yuzuru Hanyu's age 27 years & Zodiac Sign Sagittarius, nationality Japanese (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is Asian. Let's check, How Tall is Yuzuru Hanyu?
Yuzuru Hanyu Bio
Yuzuru Hanyu Height
5 Feet 7.5 Inches (171.45 cm/1.714 m)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||5 Feet 7.5 Inches|
|Height (in Centimeters)||171.45 cm|
|Height (in Meters)||1.714 m|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||73 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||160.93 lbs|
Yuzuru Hanyu Body Measurements
Yuzuru Hanyu's full body measurements are 44 inches (111.76 cm) - 14 inches (35.56 cm) - 33 inches (83.82 cm).
|Measurements||44-33-14 inches/ 111.76-83.82-35.56 cm|
|Chest Size||44 inches (111.76 cm)|
|Biceps Size||14 inches (35.56 cm)|
|Waist Size (Male)||33 inches (83.82 cm)|
Yuzuru Hanyu FAQs
Why did Yuzuru Hanyu retire?
After a legendary career, Japanese figure skating superstar Yuzuru Hanyu is looking to achieve new heights as an artist away from the dog-eat-dog world of competition. “I can pursue my ideal figure skating outside of competitions,” Hanyu said as he announced his decision to retire from the competition on Tuesday.
Why is Yuzuru Hanyu so popular?
Hanyu Yuzuru, (born December 7, 1994, Sendai, Japan), a Japanese figure skater who at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, became the first Japanese man to win an Olympic gold medal in figure skating. He added a second Olympic gold four years later at the 2018 Winter Games in P’yŏngch’ang, South Korea.
Is Yuzuru Hanyu a legend?
Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu, twice Olympic figure-skating champion whose rock-star-like status has been as legendary as his accomplishments on the ice, said he would turn professional, ending more than a decade of competition at the highest level.
What does Yuzuru Hanyu study?
In 2014, when he won the gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics, Hanyu, who studies Human Informatics and Cognitive Sciences at Waseda University’s e-School, shared his feelings on academics.
Yuzuru Hanyu is one of the most famous and trending Figure skater in the whole world right now. Yuzuru Hanyu was born on December 7, 1994, in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.
Family, Childhood, and Education
Yuzuru Hanyu’s father’s name is Under review and his mother’s name is also unknown at this time. He has an older sister named Saya, who got him into figure skating.
Yuzuru Hanyu went to the Tohoku High School, which has been attended by some of the most popular Japanese figure skaters. After completing of school education, he got enrolled at Waseda University. He aimed to study cognitive sciences and human informatics at the university.
Yuzuru Hanyu first competed nationally as a novice skater at the ‘2004 Japan Novice Championships’ in the Novice B category, in which he won the gold medal. During this time, he began training under Nanami Abe, but could not practice enough because his home rink in Sendai got closed due to financial issues. He made his junior-level international debut at the ‘2008–09 ISU Junior Grand Prix event, where he finished fifth overall with 6th and 4th rank in the short program and free skating, respectively. Later that season, he became the youngest male skater to win the ‘Japan Junior Championship’ (age 13), and qualified for the senior level at the ‘2008–09 Japan Championships’, in which he finished 8th.
During the 2009–10 season, he topped the ‘Junior Grand Prix Final’ with wins at both events and also won the ‘Japan Junior Championships’. He was again invited to compete on the senior level at the ‘Japan Championships’ and won the ‘Junior Grand Prix Final’ with a new personal best score, followed by the ‘2010 World Junior Championships win.
Moving up to the senior level during the 2010–11 season, he participated in the ‘2010 NHK Trophy’, in which he finished fourth overall, and the ‘2010 Cup of Russia, in which he finished seventh. After finishing fourth at the ‘2010–11 Japan Championships’, he was selected to compete at the ‘2011 Four Continents Championships, where he achieved a new personal best score and earned a silver medal.
Starting the 2011–12 season with a win at the ‘Nebelhorn Trophy’, Yuzuru Hanyu was assigned to the ‘2011 Cup of China and the ‘2011 Rostelecom Cup’ for the ‘2011–12 Grand Prix series. With 4th and 1st position in the two events, he qualified for his first senior ‘Grand Prix Final’, in which he finished fourth, followed by a bronze medal in his senior ‘World Championship’ debut. He began training under Canadian coach Brian Orser in April 2012, and went on to win gold at the ‘2012 Finlandia Trophy’, silver at the ‘2012 Skate America’, and gold at the ‘2012 NHK Trophy’. He subsequently finished second at the ‘Grand Prix Final’ and claimed his first national title at the ‘Japan Championships’, followed by silver at the ‘2013 Four Continents Championships and 4th rank in the ‘2013 World Championships’.
He next won gold at the ‘2013 Finlandia Trophy’, and with two silvers at the ‘2013 Skate Canada International’ and ‘2013 Trophée Éric Bompard’, earned a spot in the ‘Grand Prix Final’, which he won. At the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, he won the first Olympic gold medal for Japan in the men’s figure skating event. He ended the year with a victory at the 2014 World Figure Skating Championship in Saitama, Japan. Despite suffering from injury and illness throughout the 2014-15 season, he successfully defended his Grand Prix Final title and also secured a silver medal at the 2015 World Championships. That season, he won his third consecutive Japan National Championships title and participated in the ‘2015 World Team Trophy’ for the first time, helping Team Japan win the bronze medal.
At the 2015 NHK Trophy, he set the short program world record score of 106.33 and received 216.07 points in free skating to reach a combined total of 322.40, breaking both the world records. He clenched his third consecutive Grand Prix Final by breaking his short program record with 110.95 points and his free skating record with 219.48 points and set a new world record of 330.43 combined total. He won his fourth consecutive Japan Championships title during the 2015–16 season and despite sustaining an injury that kept him out for two months, finished the 2016 World Championships second. In the 2016-17 season, he defended his Grand Prix Final title and reclaimed his World Championships title, and in the process became the first skater in history to land a quadruple loop. He had an injury-ridden season in 2017–18 which kept him off the ice for two months, and could only participate in three events that season. However, at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, he successfully defended his Olympic title, a feat that had not been achieved since Dick Button’s back-to-back titles in 1948 and 1952.
Hanyu confirmed his plans to compete in the 2021–22 Olympic season and was scheduled to compete at the 2021 NHK Trophy and 2021 Rostelecom Cup in November for the 2021–22 Grand Prix series. On November 4, 2021, the Japan Skating Federation announced Hanyu’s withdrawal from the NHK Trophy due to an injury in his right ankle ligament during a fall in practice. The JSF subsequently announced his withdrawal from the Rostelecom Cup prior to the event but said that he would remain in consideration for the Olympic team. Hanyu made his season debut at the 2021–22 Japan Figure Skating Championships, placing first in both the short program and free skate, winning his sixth Japanese National title, tying Takeshi Honda’s record of most national titles in the last 50 years. He also attempted a quadruple Axel for the first time during the free skate, although it was downgraded to a triple Axel with a two-footed landing. Hanyu was assigned to represent Japan at the 2022 Winter Olympics and the 2022 World Championships.
At a press conference on July 19, 2022, Hanyu announced his decision to “step away” from competitive figure skating and turn professional, stating that “he had achieved everything he could achieve, and stopped wanting to be evaluated”. He also stated his intention to continue pursuing his “ideal skating” and dream of completing the quadruple Axel as a professional athlete. Nikkei Asia noted that Hanyu’s exit from the competitive circuit “marks the end of an era”. The New York Times remarked that “we may never see another skater like Hanyu”.
Relationship/ Affairs And Girlfriend/ Wife
Yuzuru Hanyu is currently single, according to our records. As of 2022, Yuzuru Hanyu is not dating anyone. He had at least 1 relationship previously. He has not been previously engaged.
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Yuzuru Hanyu Net Worth And Salary
As of 2022, the estimated Yuzuru Hanyu’s net worth is $47 million USD. His major source of income is his skating career. Yuzuru Hanyu salary as of 2022 is $3.1 million per year.
Social Media Profile
Yuzuru Hanyu is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than 62k followers on Facebook and more than 243k followers on Instagram.
Trivia: Yuzuru Hanyu Facts
* Yuzuru Hanyu began figure skating when he was 4 years old.
* He became the first Asian figure skater competing in men’s singles to win the Olympic gold.
* At 19, he was the youngest men’s singles figure skating Olympic gold medalist since Dick Button won in 1948.
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