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
PACC 6 0 4 0 2 52 21 31
YOG 2 1 0 0 1 6 5 1
  14 1 4 0   117 47 70

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

Youth Olympic Games

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
2016 Japan 17 M 0 - 1 -
  L32:OLY (15) 7-8
2016 Japan 1 M 5 - 0 -
  L32:OLY (30) 9-6, L16:OLY (32) 10-5, QF:OLY (25) 11-1, SF:OLY (22) 7-6, F:OLY (10) 11-5

Opponent Wins Losses
Australia 4 12
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1996 PACC 3 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 8 - 9
1996 PACC 6 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 6 - 3
1996 PACC F Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 4 - 7
1997 PACC 2 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 4 - 6
1997 PACC 5 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 5 - 6
1997 PACC F Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 4 - 10
1998 PACC 1 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 5 - 7
1998 PACC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 7 - 4
1998 PACC SF Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 8 - 6
2005 PACC 5 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 5 - 9
2005 PACC F Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 3 - 6
2006 WCC 17 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Hugh Millikin 6 - 7
2010 PACC 2 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 4 - 8
2010 PACC 7 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 3 - 10
2011 PACC 2 Makoto Tsuruga Hugh Millikin 7 - 9
2011 PACC 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 PACC 3 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Xiaoming Xu 4 - 9
2010 WCC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Rui Liu 6 - 8
2010 PACC 5 Makoto Tsuruga Fengchun Wang 2 - 12
2010 PACC 10 Makoto Tsuruga Fengchun Wang 2 - 8
2011 PACC 5 Makoto Tsuruga Rui Liu 4 - 6
2011 PACC 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 PACC 1 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Nicholas Hsu 5 - 7
2010 PACC 3 Makoto Tsuruga Randolph Shen 6 - 7
2010 PACC 8 Makoto Tsuruga Randolph Shen 4 - 7
2011 PACC 1 Makoto Tsuruga Randolph Shen 3 - 6
2011 PACC 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 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 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 PACC 2 Makoto Tsuruga Kwon-Il Park 13 - 1
1996 PACC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Kwon-Il Park 15 - 7
1997 PACC 1 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya - 18 - 0
1997 PACC 4 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya - 12 - 3
1998 PACC 2 Makoto Tsuruga He Dong Song 15 - 4
1998 PACC 5 Makoto Tsuruga He Dong Song 9 - 6
2005 PACC 4 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Jong Chul Beak 7 - 5
2010 PACC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Dong-Keun Lee 4 - 7
2010 PACC 9 Makoto Tsuruga Dong-Keun Lee 4 - 12
2011 PACC 4 Makoto Tsuruga Chang-Min Kim 4 - 10
2011 PACC 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 PACC 1 Makoto Tsuruga Peter Becker 9 - 6
1996 PACC 5 Makoto Tsuruga Peter Becker 11 - 3
1996 PACC SF Makoto Tsuruga Peter Becker 8 - 4
1997 PACC 3 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 7 - 5
1997 PACC 6 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 8 - 4
1998 PACC 3 Makoto Tsuruga Sean Becker 5 - 7
1998 PACC 6 Makoto Tsuruga Sean Becker 1 - 7
1998 PACC F Makoto Tsuruga Sean Becker 6 - 10
2005 PACC 2 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 9 - 4
2005 PACC SF Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 6 - 11
2005 PACC SF2 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 8 - 4
2005 PACC SF3 Yoshiyuki Ohmiya Sean Becker 6 - 4
2010 PACC 1 Makoto Tsuruga Sean Becker 8 - 6
2010 PACC 6 Makoto Tsuruga Sean Becker 9 - 5
2011 PACC 3 Makoto Tsuruga Peter de Boer 6 - 8
2011 PACC 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 Peja 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

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