|Shoma Uno Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||December 17, 1997|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Shoma Uno is a Japanese figure skater who has won the ‘Gold’ medal at the 2019 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, the Japan Figure Skating Championships (2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20), the 2015 Internationaux de France event, the 2018 GP NHK Trophy, the 2016 GP Skate America championship, the GP Skate Canada International (2017, 2018), the 2019 CS Finlandia Trophy, the CS Lombardia Trophy (2016, 2017, 2018), the 2017 Asian Winter Games, the 2014 Asian Open Trophy, the 2020 International Challenge Cup, the 2014 Egna Spring Trophy, and the 2017 Coupe du Printemps championship. He had also won the ‘Silver’ medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics, the World Figure Skating Championships (2017, 2018), the 2018 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final (2017-18, 2018-19), the Japan Figure Skating Championships (2014–15, 2015–16), the 2017 Internationaux de France event, the 2016 GP Rostelecom Cup, and the 2015 GP Skate America championship. He had stood 3rd at the 2017 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships and the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final (2015-16, 2016-17). At the team level, he had won the ‘Gold’ medal at the 2012 Youth Olympic Games, the Japan Open (2015, 2016, 2018) and the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy; the ‘Silver medal’ at the Japan Open (2017, 2019) and the 2019 ISU World Team Trophy; and the ‘Bronze’ medal at the 2016 Team Challenge Cup. He was ranked at number 2 in the world in the singles rankings issued by the International Skating Union (ISU) at the end of 2016-17, 2017-18, and the 2019-20 seasons.
Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Shoma, after his high school graduation, had attended Chukyo University in his hometown of Nagoya.
- Father – Hiroki Shoma
- Mother – Junko Shoma
- Siblings – Itsuki Uno (Younger Brother) (Field Hockey Player)
- Others – Fujio Uno (Paternal Grandfather) (Oil Painter)
5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm
55 kg or 121 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- Toned physique
- Clean-shaven look
- Affable smile
- Center-parted, disheveled hair
Shoma has been sponsored by the Japanese sports equipment company Mizuno Corporation.
Shoma Uno Favorite Things
- Hobby – Playing Video Games
- Sport – Table Tennis
Source – ISU Results
Shoma Uno Facts
- Although Shoma has won numerous medals at the senior level, he was no less prolific in his junior career having won the ‘Gold’ medal at the 2015 World Junior Figure Skating Championships, the ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) Final in the 2014-15 season, the Japan Junior Figure Skating Championships (2014-15) and the 2014 ISU JGP Croatia.
- Shoma had also won 4 ‘Gold’ medals at the Japan Junior Figure Skating Championships in the ‘Novice’ category – 2 in the ‘Novice A’ (2009-10, 2010-11) tier and 2 in the ‘Novice B’ (2007-08, 2008-09) tier.
- He had also won the ‘Silver’ medal at the 2012 Youth Olympic Games, the Japan Junior Figure Skating Championships (2012-13, 2013-14), the 2012 ISU JGP Germany, and the 2014 ISU JGP Japan. He had won the ‘Bronze’ medal at the Japan Junior Figure Skating Championships (2009-10), the 2011 ISU JGP Estonia, and the 2013 ISU JGP Latvia.
- Shoma holds the record of being the first skater to successfully land a quadruple flip in an international competition. He had achieved the feat at the 2016 Team Challenge Cup. He had topped his group with 105.74 points while the 2nd-placed skater could record only 64.91 points.
- In March 2023, Shoma won the World Figure Skating Championships once again with 301.14 points in Saitama, Japan.
Featured Image by Shoma Uno / Instagram