Yukinori Miyabe, Japanese speed skater, Died at 48


Yukinori Miyabe was born on July 18, 1968, in Katsushika, Tokyo and died on March 7, 2017.

He was a Japanese speed skater.

Miyabe competed in the 1992 Winter Olympics and in the 1994 Winter Olympics.

Miyabe won the bronze medal in the 1000 metres event, at the 1992 Winter Olympics.

During the 1500 m competition he finished ninth and in the 500 m contest he finished 18th.

Later, after two years, Miyabe finished 14th in the 1000 metres event and 21st in the 1500 metres competition.

Miyabe ended up winning the overall classification of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup 1000 m in the 1994/1995 season.

Yukinori Miyabe passed away at 48 years old.