Makoto Tsuruga


Personal information

Japan  

Born: 
11/3/1977
Gender: 
Male
Delivery: 
Right
Type Played Gold Silver Bronze Best finish Games Wins Losses
OG 1 0 0 0 5 8 3 5
WCC 2 0 0 0 11 22 3 19
WJCC 3 0 0 0 4 29 15 14
PCC 6 0 4 0 2 52 21 31
  12 0 4 0   111 42 69

Olympic Games

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
1998 Japan 5 S 3 - 5 -
  CAN 4-7SWE 6-5SUI 3-5NOR 3-5GBR 5-9USA 8-6GER 7-5USA 4-5

World Curling Championships

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
2006 Japan 11 3 2 - 9 Tokoro CC
  DEN 8-6USA 4-9IRL 4-9FIN 6-3SWE 3-5SCO 3-8GER 8-9SUI 2-10CAN 4-7NOR 5-8AUS 6-7
2010 Japan 12 S 1 - 10 Kitami Curling Association
  ITA 6-7GER 3-9CHN 6-8NOR 4-7USA 1-6SWE 5-9DEN 6-7CAN 3-12FRA 4-7SUI 9-7SCO 6-7

World Junior Curling Championships

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
1996 Japan 7 3 4 - 5 -
  DEN 8-6NOR 6-7ITA 10-8GER 3-9SUI 8-7SWE 9-6SCO 3-7CAN 4-7USA 1-9
1997 Japan 4 S 6 - 5 -
  CAN 8-5SWE 6-5GER 5-4NOR 11-2USA 10-5SUI 3-5FIN 6-8DEN 10-1SCO 4-6, SF:FIN 3-5, B:CAN 6-9
1998 Japan 5 S 5 - 4 -
  ENG 6-5FIN 7-1SCO 1-10SWE 5-8SUI 6-4CAN 5-8GER 7-8USA 8-7DEN 10-3

Pacific-Asia Curling Championships

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
1996 Japan 2 S-3 6 - 2 -
  NZL 9-6KOR 13-1AUS 8-9KOR 15-7NZL 11-3AUS 6-3, SF:NZL 8-4, F:AUS 4-7
1997 Japan 2 L 4 - 3 -
  KOR 18-0AUS 4-6NZL 7-5KOR 12-3AUS 5-6NZL 8-4, F:AUS 4-10
1998 Japan 2 S 4 - 4 Tokoro CC
  AUS 5-7KOR 15-4NZL 5-7AUS 7-4KOR 9-6NZL 1-7, SF:AUS 8-6, F:NZL 6-10
2005 Japan 2 3 4 - 5 -
  TPE 5-7NZL 9-4CHN 4-9KOR 7-5AUS 5-9, SF:NZL 6-11, SF2:NZL 8-4, SF3:NZL 6-4, F:AUS 3-6
2010 Japan 6 S 2 - 8 -
  NZL 8-6AUS 4-8TPE 6-7KOR 4-7CHN 2-12NZL 9-5AUS 3-10TPE 4-7KOR 4-12CHN 2-8
2011 Japan 6 S 1 - 9 -
  TPE 3-6AUS 7-9NZL 6-8KOR 4-10CHN 4-6TPE 6-8AUS 8-6NZL 2-7KOR 8-12CHN 7-8

Opponent Wins Losses
Australia 4 12
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 PCC 3 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 8 - 9
1996 PCC 6 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 6 - 3
1996 PCC F Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 4 - 7
1997 PCC 2 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 4 - 6
1997 PCC 5 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 5 - 6
1997 PCC F Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 4 - 10
1998 PCC 1 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 5 - 7
1998 PCC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 7 - 4
1998 PCC SF Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 8 - 6
2005 PCC 5 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 5 - 9
2005 PCC F Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 3 - 6
2006 WCC 17 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 6 - 7
2010 PCC 2 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 4 - 8
2010 PCC 7 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 3 - 10
2011 PCC 2 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 7 - 9
2011 PCC 7 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 8 - 6
Finals:  0  -  3 Playoffs:  1  -  3 Other:  3  -  9
Canada 1 6
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 WJCC 8 Hiroshi Sato Jeff Currie 4 - 7
1997 WJCC 1 Makoto Tsuruga Ryan Keane 8 - 5
1997 WJCC B Makoto Tsuruga Ryan Keane 6 - 9
1998 OG 1 Makoto Tsuruga Mike Harris 4 - 7
1998 WJCC 6 Makoto Tsuruga John Morris 5 - 8
2006 WCC 13 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Jean Michel Menard 4 - 7
2010 WCC 12 Makoto Tsuruga Kevin Koe 3 - 12
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  1 Other:  1  -  5
China 0 6
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2005 PCC 3 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Xiaoming Xu 4 - 9
2010 WCC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Rui Liu 6 - 8
2010 PCC 5 Makoto Tsuruga Fengchun Wang 2 - 12
2010 PCC 10 Makoto Tsuruga Fengchun Wang 2 - 8
2011 PCC 5 Makoto Tsuruga Rui Liu 4 - 6
2011 PCC 10 Makoto Tsuruga Rui Liu 7 - 8
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  0  -  6
Chinese Taipei 0 5
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2005 PCC 1 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Nicholas Hsu 5 - 7
2010 PCC 3 Makoto Tsuruga Randolph Shen 6 - 7
2010 PCC 8 Makoto Tsuruga Randolph Shen 4 - 7
2011 PCC 1 Makoto Tsuruga Randolph Shen 3 - 6
2011 PCC 6 Makoto Tsuruga Randolph Shen 6 - 8
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  0  -  5
Denmark 4 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 WJCC 1 Hiroshi Sato Johnny Frederiksen 8 - 6
1997 WJCC 8 Makoto Tsuruga Joel Ostrowski 10 - 1
1998 WJCC 9 Makoto Tsuruga Kasper Wiksten 10 - 3
2006 WCC 2 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Ulrik Schmidt 8 - 6
2010 WCC 11 Makoto Tsuruga Ulrik Schmidt 6 - 7
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  4  -  1
England 1 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1998 WJCC 1 Makoto Tsuruga Mark Copperwheat 6 - 5
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  0
Finland 2 2
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1997 WJCC 7 Makoto Tsuruga Perttu Piilo 6 - 8
1997 WJCC SF Makoto Tsuruga Perttu Piilo 3 - 5
1998 WJCC 2 Makoto Tsuruga Juha Pekaristo 7 - 1
2006 WCC 7 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Markku Uusipaavalniemi 6 - 3
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  1 Other:  2  -  1
France 0 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2010 WCC 14 Makoto Tsuruga Thomas Dufour 4 - 7
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  0  -  1
Germany 2 4
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 WJCC 4 Hiroshi Sato Sebastian Stock 3 - 9
1997 WJCC 3 Makoto Tsuruga Sebastian Stock 5 - 4
1998 OG 7 Makoto Tsuruga Andreas "Andy" Kapp 7 - 5
1998 WJCC 7 Makoto Tsuruga Sebastian Stock 7 - 8
2006 WCC 11 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sebastian Stock 8 - 9
2010 WCC 2 Makoto Tsuruga Andreas "Andy" Kapp 3 - 9
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  2  -  4
Great Britain 0 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1998 OG 5 Makoto Tsuruga Douglas Dryburgh 5 - 9
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  0  -  1
Ireland 0 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2006 WCC 5 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Douglas Dryburgh 4 - 9
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  0  -  1
Italy 1 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 WJCC 3 Hiroshi Sato Massimiliano Fummi 10 - 8
2010 WCC 1 Makoto Tsuruga Joel Retornaz 6 - 7
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  1
Korea 7 4
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 PCC 2 Makoto Tsuruga Kwon-Il Park 13 - 1
1996 PCC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Kwon-Il Park 15 - 7
1997 PCC 1 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya - 18 - 0
1997 PCC 4 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya - 12 - 3
1998 PCC 2 Makoto Tsuruga He Dong Song 15 - 4
1998 PCC 5 Makoto Tsuruga He Dong Song 9 - 6
2005 PCC 4 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Jong Chul Beak 7 - 5
2010 PCC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Dong-Keun Lee 4 - 7
2010 PCC 9 Makoto Tsuruga Dong-Keun Lee 4 - 12
2011 PCC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Chang-Min Kim 4 - 10
2011 PCC 9 Makoto Tsuruga Chang-Min Kim 8 - 12
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  7  -  4
New Zealand 10 6
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 PCC 1 Makoto Tsuruga Peter Becker 9 - 6
1996 PCC 5 Makoto Tsuruga Peter Becker 11 - 3
1996 PCC SF Makoto Tsuruga Peter Becker 8 - 4
1997 PCC 3 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 7 - 5
1997 PCC 6 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 8 - 4
1998 PCC 3 Makoto Tsuruga Sean Becker 5 - 7
1998 PCC 6 Makoto Tsuruga Sean Becker 1 - 7
1998 PCC F Makoto Tsuruga Sean Becker 6 - 10
2005 PCC 2 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 9 - 4
2005 PCC SF Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 6 - 11
2005 PCC SF2 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 8 - 4
2005 PCC SF3 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 6 - 4
2010 PCC 1 Makoto Tsuruga Sean Becker 8 - 6
2010 PCC 6 Makoto Tsuruga Sean Becker 9 - 5
2011 PCC 3 Makoto Tsuruga Peter de Boer 6 - 8
2011 PCC 8 Makoto Tsuruga Peter de Boer 2 - 7
Finals:  0  -  1 Playoffs:  3  -  2 Other:  7  -  4
Norway 1 4
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 WJCC 2 Hiroshi Sato Torger Nergård 6 - 7
1997 WJCC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Jan Marcus Lilledal 11 - 2
1998 OG 4 Makoto Tsuruga Eigil Ramsfjell 3 - 5
2006 WCC 15 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Thomas Ulsrud 5 - 8
2010 WCC 6 Makoto Tsuruga Torger Nergård 4 - 7
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  4
Scotland 0 5
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 WJCC 7 Hiroshi Sato James Dryburgh 3 - 7
1997 WJCC 9 Makoto Tsuruga Ricky Tasker 4 - 6
1998 WJCC 3 Makoto Tsuruga Garry MacKay 1 - 10
2006 WCC 9 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya David Murdoch 3 - 8
2010 WCC 16 Makoto Tsuruga David Smith 6 - 7
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  0  -  5
Sweden 3 3
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 WJCC 6 Hiroshi Sato Martin Mattsson 9 - 6
1997 WJCC 2 Makoto Tsuruga Martin Mattsson 6 - 5
1998 OG 2 Makoto Tsuruga Peter Lindholm 6 - 5
1998 WJCC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Henrik Edlund 5 - 8
2006 WCC 8 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Nils Carlsén 3 - 5
2010 WCC 10 Makoto Tsuruga Nils Carlsén 5 - 9
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  3  -  3
Switzerland 3 3
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 WJCC 5 Hiroshi Sato Ralph Stöckli 8 - 7
1997 WJCC 6 Makoto Tsuruga Ralph Stöckli 3 - 5
1998 OG 3 Makoto Tsuruga Patrick Hürlimann 3 - 5
1998 WJCC 5 Makoto Tsuruga Ralph Stöckli 6 - 4
2006 WCC 12 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Ralph Stöckli 2 - 10
2010 WCC 15 Makoto Tsuruga Stefan Karnusian 9 - 7
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  3  -  3
United States of America 3 4
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 WJCC 9 Hiroshi Sato Travis Way 1 - 9
1997 WJCC 5 Makoto Tsuruga Matt Stevens 10 - 5
1998 OG 6 Makoto Tsuruga Tim Somerville 8 - 6
1998 OG T2 Makoto Tsuruga Tim Somerville 4 - 5
1998 WJCC 8 Makoto Tsuruga Andy Roza 8 - 7
2006 WCC 4 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Pete Fenson 4 - 9
2010 WCC 7 Makoto Tsuruga Pete Fenson 1 - 6
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  3  -  4
Year Award  
1998 WJCC Sportsmanship Award, Men
1997 WJCC All-Star Team, Men Skip

Team coach

Association Year Championship Class Position
Japan 2016 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games 2016 Mixed 15
Japan 2016 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games 2016 Mixed Doubles 17
Japan 2016 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games 2016 Mixed Doubles 1

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