Kohei Uchima is a Japanese bicycle racer and he has got a lot of name and fame in this field. He is listed among the best bicycle racers in the industry by making many records. His fans will also be happy to know that is listed as one of the richest players in Japan. There are not many racers who have made big in this field due to intense competition. Due to his hard work and good luck he has reached where he is today. If you want to know more about Kohei here are all the important details.
Bio and Early Life
Kohei was born on 8th November 1988 in Urasoe, Okinawa, Japan. He is 32 years old currently but has achieved a lot at this young age. His weight is 63 kg while his height is 1.7meters. There is no information given about his family but he has often stated in interviews that they are very close. Since his school years riding bicycles has been his passion but he didn’t know it will become a part of his profession too. His star sign is Scorpio and he soon started to polish his skills for cycling. He was an intelligent child and did his best as soon as he entered the sports field.
Being a bicycle racer isn’t easy and making records is another big thing altogether. He is a prominent Japanese cyclist that is riding for UCI continental team UK. During his teenage, he was selected to represent Japan on a very big platform. The 2015 world Cup UCI and being on the road did make him feel nervous but he did his best. He is ranked among the top players who have won many tournaments.
As he was in competition for 10 years professionally he has to compete against big names. He has played against Bridgestone Anchor, Nippo–Vini, Fantini–Europa Ovini, and Team Ukyo that was very tough. Even after excelling in the professional career, he wanted to do something different. He thought about getting retired from road cycling as he is aiming to enter Keirin racing in 2020.
Achievements and Statistics
- 2nd Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
- 7th Overall Tour of Thailand 1st Stage 5
- Came 7th in Overall Tour de Hokkaido 2011
- 7th Overall Tour de Okinawa
- Tour de Singkarak 1st Stages 1 & 6
- 3rd Overall Tour de Hokkaido
- 7th Tour de Okinawa
- 8th Overall Tour of Thailand
- 9th Overall Tour de Taiwan
- 1st Prologue (TTT) Tour de Guadeloupe
- 2nd Overall Tour of Thailand 1st Stage 1
- 3rd Bronze medal Asia.SVG Road race, Asian Road Championships
- 7th Overall Tour de Hokkaido
- 3rd Tour de Okinawa
- 8th Overall Tour de Kumano
- 2nd Overall Tour de Iskandar Johor
- 2nd Tour de Okinawa
The total net worth of Kohei happens to be around $1-$5 million. Due to his active career in the sports industry, he has earned all this fortune. He has maintained a clean image and doesn’t have any controversy whether it is personal or professional life.