Ayuko Ito

Ayuko Ito (伊藤 亜由子, Itō Ayuko, born 29 September 1986) is a Japanese short-track speed-skater.

Ayuko Ito
Personal information
Born (1986-09-29) 29 September 1986 (age 34)
Hamamatsu, Japan
Height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Weight119 lb (54 kg)
Country Japan
SportShort track speed skating
Achievements and titles
World finals2
Highest world ranking8 (1000m)

Ito competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Japan. She finished third in her opening round race of the 1000 metres, failing to advance and placing 18th. She was also a member of the 3000 metre relay team, which finished third in the semifinals and fourth in the B Final, ending up seventh overall.[1]

As of 2013, Ito has won one bronze medal at the World Championships, as a member of the Japanese relay team in 2013. Her best individual result is 9th, in the 2012 1500 metres.[2]

As of 2013, Ito has ten ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup podium finishes, all as part of the Japanese relay team. Her best result is a silver medal, achieved three times. Her best World Cup ranking is eighth, in the 1000 metres in 2011–12.[2]

World Cup PodiumsEdit


Date Season Location Rank Event
28 October 2007 2007–08 Kobe   3000m Relay
27 September 2009 2008–09 Seoul   3000m Relay
30 October 2011 2011–12 Saguenay   3000m Relay
4 December 2011 2011–12 Nagoya   3000m Relay
11 December 2011 2011–12 Shanghai   3000m Relay
12 February 2012 2011–12 Dordrecht   3000m Relay
21 October 2012 2012–13 Calgary   3000m Relay
28 October 2012 2012–13 Montreal   3000m Relay
2 December 2012 2012–13 Nagoya   3000m Relay
9 December 2012 2012–13 Shanghai   3000m Relay


  1. ^ "Sports Reference Profile". Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.
  2. ^ a b c "ISU Biography".