Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi (curler)

Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi (山口 剛史, Yamaguchi Tsuyoshi, born 21 November 1984 in Hokkaido) is a Japanese curler from Karuizawa, Nagano.[1]

Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi
Born (1984-11-21) 21 November 1984
Team
Curling clubSC Karuizawa Club, Karuizawa, Nagano.
SkipTsuyoshi Yamaguchi
ThirdRiku Yamagisawa
SecondSatoshi Koizumi
LeadFukuhiro Ohno
AlternateTaisei Kanai
Mixed doubles
partner
Satsuki Fujisawa
Career
World Championship
appearances
6 (2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
World Mixed Doubles Championship
appearances
2 (2018, 2019)
Pacific-Asia Championship
appearances
9 (2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Olympic
appearances
1 (2018)
Other appearancesWorld Mixed Doubles Curling Championship: (2018, 2019)

Career

Yamaguchi has competed at the World Men's Curling Championships six times in his career. At the 2009 Worlds in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, he played third for the Japanese team, which placed tenth in the tournament; At the 2013 Worlds in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, he played third for the Japanese team, which placed 11th in the tournament; At the 2014 Worlds in Beijing, China, he played third for the Japanese team, which placed fifth in the tournament; At the 2015 Worlds in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, he played as third for the Japanese team, which placed sixth in the tournament;[2][3]At the 2016 Worlds in Basel, Switzerland, he played second for the Japanese team, which placed fourth in the tournament; and at the 2017 Worlds in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, he played second for the Japanese team, which placed seventh in the tournament. He played second for Yusuke Morozumi rink and represented Japan at the 2018 Winter Olympics, finishing in 8th place.[4]

Mixed Doubles

Yamaguchi represented Japan with Satsuki Fujisawa at the 2018 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, finishing in 5th place.[5] The pair again represented Japan at the 2019 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, finishing in 5th once again.[6]

Personal life

Yamaguchi is employed as a sports instructor.[7]

References

  1. http://cloudfront7.curling.ca/2015worldmen-en/files/2015/03/EYE-OPENER-SUN-ALL.pdf
  2. "Teams". Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2015. worldcurling.org. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  3. "Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi Personal Information". Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  4. "PyeongChang curling men - Olympic Curling". Olympic.org. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  5. "World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2018". World Curling Federation. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  6. "World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2019: RESULTS BOOK" (PDF). World Curling Federation. 27 April 2019. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  7. "2017 Ford Worlds Media Guide: Team Japan". World Curling Federation. 2017-03-17. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
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