Ayuko Ito (伊藤 亜由子, Itō Ayuko, born 29 September 1986) is a Japanese short-track speed-skater.
|Born||29 September 1986|
|Height||5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)|
|Weight||119 lb (54 kg)|
|Sport||Short track speed skating|
|Achievements and titles|
|Highest world ranking||8 (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.
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.
World Cup PodiumsEdit
|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|