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SHIMOOKAWA Ayaka

epee
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Pts-
Age31
HandL

Personal Information

Occupation Athlete, Office Worker

Languages Japanese

Higher education Physical Education - Nippon Sport Science University: Tokyo, JPN

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
Zone Championships--22
Suwon City (KOREA), 2014-07-02
Singapore (SINGAPORE), 2015-06-25
Grand Prix--11
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2017-03-24
3--3
Londres (GREAT BRITAIN), 2015-04-26
Turku (FINLAND), 2015-10-18
Copenhague (DENMARK), 2015-11-08

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport at age 16.

Why this sport? The fencing coach at her high school suggested she should try the sport.

Club / Team Techmatrix Corporation: Tokyo, JPN

Name of coach Yuichi Shikine [national], JPN; Hitoshi Nishigaki [national], JPN

Handedness Left

International Debut

Year 2009

Competing for Japan

Tournament World Cup

Location Rome, ITA

General Interest

Nicknames Shimo (fencingfan.net, 28 Nov 2015)

Hobbies Watching baseball, shopping, reading books. (fencingfan.net, 28 Nov 2015; techmatrix.co.jp, 12 Dec 2013)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in team epee at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. (fencingfan.net, 28 Nov 2015)

Awards and honours In 2011 she was given the Minami-Nippon Sports Award in Japan. (livedoor.jp, 28 Jan 2011)

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