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UYAMA Satoru

epee
Rank20
Pts75.50
Age27
HandR

Personal Information

Residence Kita, JPN

Occupation Athlete, Office Worker

Languages Japanese

Higher education Business Studies - Doshisha University: Kyoto, JPN

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup-2-2
Tallin (ESTONIA), 2015-11-13
Berne (SWITZERLAND), 2016-10-28
Zone Championships-1-1
Tokyo (Chiba) (JAPAN), 2019-06-15

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in year seven at middle school.

Why this sport? He was influenced by his older brother. Being tall, he also found his height gave him an advantage in the sport.

Club / Team Mitsubishi Electric: Japan

Name of coach Oleksandr Gorbachuk [national], UKR

Handedness Right

General Interest

Nicknames Uchan (fencingfan.net, 17 Nov 2015)

Hobbies Darts, playing the drums. (Instagram profile, 30 Mar 2019; fencingfan.net, 17 Nov 2015)

Memorable sporting achievement Finishing second in individual epee at the 2015 World Cup event in Tallin, Estonia. (mitsubishielectric.co.jp, Oct 2017)

Awards and honours In 2018 he received the Kyoto Sports Grand Award in Japan. (city.kyoto.lg.jp, 19 Dec 2018)

In 2017 he received the Kagawa Prefecture Sports Glory Award in Japan. (pref.kagawa.lg.jp, 06 Feb 2018)

He was given the 2013 Kyoto Sports Award in Japan. (kyoto.lg.jp, 05 Apr 2015)

Ambitions To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sankei.com, 31 Aug 2018)

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