Residence Tokyo, JPN
Occupation Athlete, Office Worker
Languages English, Japanese, Korean
Higher education Physical Education - Nippon Sport Science University : Tokyo, JPN
When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at high school.
Why this sport? He initially competed in kendo [a Japanese martial art] for three years while at middle school. He was encouraged to switch to fencing by a coach at his high school.
Club / Team Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting [DTC]: Japan
Name of coach Lee Wook-Jae [national], KOR
Competing for Japan
Tournament World Cup
Location Logroño, ESP
Nicknames Toku (fencingfan.net, 27 Nov 2015)
Hobbies Studying languages. (fencingfan.net, 27 Nov 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Be grateful." (fencingfan.net, 27 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours He received an Excellence Award at the 2013 Fukui Newspaper Sports Award Ceremony in Japan. (fukuishimbun.co.jp, 02 Feb 2014)
Ambitions To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Twitter profile, 15 May 2019)
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