Miyako Sumiyoshi

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMiyako•Sumiyoshi
Used nameMiyako•Sumiyoshi
Original name住吉•都
Born19 March 1987 in Kushiro, Hokkaido (JPN)
Died20 January 2018 in Nagano, Nagano (JPN)
Measurements162 cm / 56 kg
NOC Japan


Miyako Sumiyoshi was a sprinter who competed at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, but died only a few years later, at only 30 years of age. Sumiyoshi had competed in the World Sprint Championships in both 2013 and 2014, finishing 13th both years. She also competed at the Single Distance World Championships in 2012, 2013, and 2014, but never managed a top 10.

Personal Bests: 500 – 37.49 (2013); 1000 – 1:14.66 (2013).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2014 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) JPN Miyako Sumiyoshi
500 metres, Women (Olympic) 14
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 22