Yuzuru Hanyum competes in the Men’s Free Skating at the 90th All Japan Figure Skating Championships on December 26, 2021. Having won successive gold medals at Sochi 2014 and PyeongChang 2018, figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu has won over the hearts and minds of Olympics fans.
Hanyu isn’t just going for gold at Beijing 2022 — where he’ll be competing in the men’s single skating event and the team event — he also wants to perform the quad axel. It’s a jump that involves four-and-a-half rotations in the air and has never been completed on competitive ice, according to the Olympics website.
Yuzuru Hanyu Father Hidetoshi Hanyu
Hidetoshi Hanyu, who is a junior high school teacher, and Yumi Hanyu, a former clerk at a department store. Hanyu’s father was also an adviser to the baseball school club and recommended the sport to him before he eventually chose figure skating.
His mother used to make all of Hanyu’s costumes in his early career, including costumes for his 2010–2011 season free skate which was designed by American figure skater Johnny Weir.
She accompanied him during his training in Toronto, Canada, while his father and older sister, Saya, stayed in Japan.
Hanyu’s given name came from the desire of his father so he would “live a dignified way like a tightly drawn bowstring”, and also symbolizes confidence, strength, and straightness.
Hidetoshi Hanyu Height & Weight
How tall is Hidetoshi Hanyu? His height is of 5 feet 10 inches. He has not shared his weight publicly. Similarly, he has also not mentioned his other body details like chest-waist-hip, dress size, shoe size, etc. However, this personality has brown eyes and his hair is of dark brown color.
Hidetoshi Hanyu Wife
Hidetoshi Hanyu is married to his wife named, Yumi Hanyu. Couple is also blessed with children.
Hidetoshi Hanyu Son Yuzuru Hanyu
Hanyu was born on December 7, 1994, in Izumi-ku, Sendai, Japan.
He is the second and youngest child to his father, Hidetoshi Hanyu, who is a junior high school teacher, and Yumi Hanyu, a former clerk at a department store. At the age of two, Hanyu was diagnosed with asthma, a condition that slowly improved with time.