Yūki Ōgimi

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Yūki Ōgimi
Yūki Nagasato 2012.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth 15 June 1987 (1987-06-15) (age 26)
Place of birth Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam
Number 17
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2009 NTV Beleza 110 (69)
2010– 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 40 (24)
National team
2004– Japan 75 (32)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 December 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 September 2011
Yūki Ōgimi
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Women's Association football
Olympic Games
Silver 2012 London Team
In this Japanese name, the family name is Ōgimi.

Yūki Ōgimi (大儀見 優季 Ōgimi Yūki?, born 15 July 1987), also known as Yūki Nagasato (永里 優季 Nagasato Yūki?), is a Japanese female athlete. She is best known as an association football player.[1]

Early life[change | edit source]

Yūki Nagasato was born in Atsugi, Kanagawa. She is the sister of footballers Genki Nagasato and Asano Nagasato. Her married name is Ōgimi.

International competition[change | edit source]

Ogimi played on teams which were part of Japan's 12-year change from a regional women's football team to a world-class one.[2]

Ōgimi was a member of the Japan women's national football team in the 2008 Summer Olympics at Beijing.[3]

She was a member of the team that won the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.[1] This win caused a burst of national pride in Japan, which was hungry for good news in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.[2]

Ōgimi played on the team which won a silver medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics at London.[4] Her play was highlighted when she scored a crucial goal in the first game of the Olympic tournament[5] and in semi-final game.[6] She also scored a goal against the US team in the championship game.[7]

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
NTV Beleza 2001 0 0 - -
2002 2 0 - -
2003 0 0 2 0 - - 2 0
2004 13 3 - - 2 0
2005 21 18 5 6 - - 26 24
2006 16 18 3 2 - - 19 20
2007 18 14 4 1 2 3 - 24 18
2008 20 9 3 2 - - 23 11
2009 20 7 4 5 - - 24 12
Total 110 69 2 3 -
1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 2009–10 10 6 1 0 - 5 2 16 8
2010–11 21 10 5 6 1 3 8 9 35 28
2011–12 9 8 2 2 2 5 13 15
Total 40 24 8 8 1 3 15 16 64 51
Career total 150 93 3 6 15 16

Related pages[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 FIFA.com, Yuki Ogimi; retrieved 2012-8-9.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Brummitt, Chris. "Japan women readying for Olympic soccer semis," Washington Examiner, August 5, 2012 (archived);retrieved 2012-8-23.
  3. Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "Yuki Nagasato"; retrieved 2012-8-9.
  4. London2012.com, Yuki Ogimi; retrieved 2012-8-10.
  5. "Brazil make shock exit from women's football event after losing to Japan 2-0," The Telegraph (UK). August 3, 2012; Fielding, Gus. "Olympics: Ogimi stars as Nadeshiko Japan reach Olympic semis," Japan Times. August 4, 2012; retrieved 2012-8-8.
  6. "Japan reaches women’s football final after holding on to beat France 2-1," Washington Post' (US), August 6, 2012; Odeven, Ed. "Nadeshiko advances to Olympic final," Japan Times. August 8, 2012; retrieved 2012-8-9.
  7. Parker, Graham. "Olympic women's soccer 2012 – USA 2-1 Japan - as it happened," The Guardian (UK). August 12, 2012; retrieved 2012-8-20.

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