Residence Fukui, JPN
Occupation Athlete, Office Worker
Higher education Business Management - Nihon University: Tokyo, JPN
License number 21021990002
|Orléans (FRANCE), 2016-11-18|
|Singapore (SINGAPORE), 2015-06-25|
When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at Takefu Commercial High School in Echizen, Japan.
Why this sport? She competed in swimming while she was in primary school, and then took up badminton after starting middle school. Later she was encouraged to try fencing by one of her neighbours, who was already involved in the sport.
Club / Team Nexus: Fukui, JPN
Name of coach Lee Wook-Jae [national], KOR; Yusuke Aoki [national], JPN
Nicknames Aochan (fencingfan.net, 18 Dec 2017)
Hobbies Taking care of plants. (fencingfan.net, 18 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours In 2017 she was given the Gunma Sports Association President's Award in Japan. (yugitsushin.jp, 22 Feb 2018)
She received the Best Athlete Award at the 2015 Gunma Prefecture Sports Association President's Citation Awards. (nexus-group.jp, 14 Feb 2015)
Ambitions To finish on the podium in the individual and team events at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (nikkansports.com, 25 Apr 2021)
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