From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia
Born in the city of Ojiya in the Niigata Prefecture, Isa found biathlon after graduating high school and joining the military. Isa debuted in the World Cup in first round of the 2000–01 World Cup in Antholz-Anterselva, Italy. That season Isa made his debut at the World Championships at the World Championships in Pokljuka. He also participated in all World Championships from 2003 to 2009, and then all three World Championships from 2011 to 2013 for Japan. Isa participated in his first Olympics in 2002 and he also participated in the Olympics in 2006, 2010 and 2014. His best individual finish at the Olympics came in the 12.5 km pursuit in 2006, he finished 35th. His best relay finish also came in 2006, a 12th place. His best individual finish at the World Championships came in 2005 in Hochfilzen, where Isa finished 25th in the pursuit. His best relay finish at the World Championships was an 11th which came in 2001 in Pokljuka.
Through his career, Isa never finished on the podium, but he once finished in the top ten individually. It, a 10th place, came in Pokljuka in the third round of the 2009–10 season. Isa's best relay finish in the World Cup was an 8th in Ruhpolding in 2004. His best overall finish came in the 2001–02 World Cup where he finished 46th.
|Template:Flagicon 2002 Salt Lake City||44th||62nd||—||Template:N/a||13th||Template:N/a|
|Template:Flagicon 2006 Turin||63rd||38th||35th||—||12th||Template:N/a|
|Template:Flagicon 2010 Vancouver||83rd||68th||—||—||—||Template:N/a|
|Template:Flagicon 2014 Sochi||83rd||70th||—||—||—||—|
- *Mass start was added as an event in 2006, with the mixed relay being added in 2014.
|Template:Flagicon 2001 Pokljuka||46th||37th||38th||—||11th||Template:N/a|
|Template:Flagicon 2003 Khanty-Mansiysk||63rd||54th||49th||—||16th||Template:N/a|
|Template:Flagicon 2004 Oberhof||67th||54th||42nd||—||17th||Template:N/a|
|Template:Flagicon 2005 Hochfilzen||48th||34th||25th||—||13th||18th|
|Template:Flagicon 2006 Pokljuka||Template:N/a||Template:N/a||Template:N/a||Template:N/a||Template:N/a||22nd|
|Template:Flagicon 2007 Antholz-Anterselva||87th||—||—||—||—||20th|
|Template:Flagicon 2008 Östersund||66th||53rd||40th||—||—||18th|
|Template:Flagicon 2009 Pyeongchang||86th||62nd||—||—||18th||20th|
|Template:Flagicon 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk||37th||54th||57th||—||20th||—|
|Template:Flagicon 2012 Ruhpolding||30th||56th||55th||—||23rd||—|
|Template:Flagicon 2013 Nové Město||106th||55th||44th||—||25th||21st|
- *During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
- **Mixed relay was added as an event in 2005.
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