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AYUMU HIRANO

Japan Times
OLYMPICS
May 22, 2021
Olympic snowboard silver medalist Ayumu Hirano set to compete in skateboarding in Tokyo
Despite finishing 26th in a qualifying event, the 22-year-old maintained his lead in the rankings for Japan's lone host nation spot.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
Mar 5, 2018
Putting Japan's Olympic success into words
Team Japan amassed 13 medals in Pyeongchang, its best ever Winter Games medal haul.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 26, 2018
Japan's Olympic medalists give thanks for support in Pyeongchang
One day after the Winter Olympics concluded in Pyeongchang, the Japanese delegation returned home Monday and its medal-winning athletes expressed their gratitude to the fans for their warm and enthusiastic support.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 15, 2018
Hirano, White consider runs at skateboarding gold in 2020
A day after claiming his second straight Winter Olympic halfpipe silver medal, teenage snowboarder Ayumu Hirano said Thursday he is considering a bid to compete in skateboarding at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 14, 2018
Snowboarder Ayumu Hirano takes silver in men's halfpipe behind Shaun White
Ayumu Hirano wins his second straight Olympic silver medal in the men's snowboarding halfpipe at the Pyeongchang Games after the U.S.'s Shaun White denies him gold in his final run.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 13, 2018
Ayumu Hirano and Shaun White easily qualify for men's halfpipe final
U.S. snowboard great Shaun White began his bid for a third Olympic gold in convincing style, easily separating himself at the top of qualifying for the men's halfpipe at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Tuesday.
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Jan 29, 2018
Ayumu Hirano wins second Winter X Games superpipe gold
Ayumu Hirano nailed a near-perfect 99-point third run Sunday to win the men's Winter X Games snowboard superpipe event in Aspen, Colorado.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Dec 22, 2017
Snowboarders Ayumu Hirano and Tomoka Takeuchi named to Japan Olympic team for Pyeongchang Games
The Ski Association of Japan announced Friday that Sochi snowboarding silver medalists Ayumu Hirano and Tomoka Takeuchi, as well as 10 other athletes, will compete in February's Pyeongchang Olympics.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Dec 21, 2017
Japanese men dominate podium in snowboard World Cup halfpipe
Japan swept the podium in the men's halfpipe at a snowboard World Cup event on Thursday, with Ayumu Hirano, Raibu Katayama and Yuto Totsuka finishing first, second and third.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Sep 8, 2017
Snowboarder Totsuka triumphs in World Cup series debut
Yuto Totsuka won the men's halfpipe in snowboard's World Cup series Friday, while compatriot and 2014 Sochi Olympic silver medalist Ayumu Hirano finished runner-up.
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Feb 27, 2016
Hirano triumphs in superpipe at Winter X Games
Ayumu Hirano became the first Japanese gold medalist at the Winter X Games on Friday when he cruised to victory in the men's snowboard superpipe final.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 24, 2014
Japanese medalists from the 2014 Winter Olympics
February 21
OLYMPICS
Feb 11, 2014
Hirano advances to men's halfpipe final
Ayumu Hirano set the pace with a sterling first run in the men’s halfpipe on Tuesday to qualify for the final.

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