Hiroyasu Shimizu (清水 宏保, Shimizu Hiroyasu, born 27 February 1974) is a Japanese speed skater. He has an Olympic gold medal from 1998 in the 500 m and his win made him a hero in his home country. He currently holds the world record for the 100 m speed skating event in 9.43 seconds. He formerly held the 500 m record (34.32) but was later beaten by fellow Japanese skater Joji Kato.
|Born||27 February 1974 (age 47)|
Obihiro, Hokkaidō, Japan
|Height||1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)|
|500 m||35.39||2 March 1996||Olympic Oval, Calgary|
|500 m||35.36||28 March 1998||Olympic Oval, Calgary|
|500 m||34.82||28 March 1998||Olympic Oval, Calgary|
|2x500 m||68.960||10 March 2001||Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City|
|500 m||34.32||10 March 2001||Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City|
- "Hiroyasu Shimizu". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
- Hiroyasu Shimizu at SpeedSkatingStats.com
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Hiroyasu Shimizu". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 29 January 2010.
- Photos of Hiroyasu Shimizu
- "Hiroyasu Shimizu". SpeedskatingResults.com. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
- Hiroyasu Shimizu at the International Skating Union
- Hiroyasu Shimizu at the International Olympic Committee
- Hiroyasu Shimizu at Olympics.com
| Oscar Mathisen Award