Occupation Athlete, Office Worker
Higher education Sports Science - Waseda University: Tokyo, JPN
License number 19121996000
|Bonn (GERMANY), 2022-11-11|
|Milan (ITALY), 2023-07-24|
|Taipei (CHINESE TAIPEI), 2017-08-20|
|Londres (GREAT BRITAIN), 2012-12-02|
When and where did you begin this sport? He first tried the sport at age four in Taito, Japan.
Why this sport? He and his older brother were encouraged to go to a fencing class by their mother. "I chose foil, because at that time foil was the most popular event in Japan. I just followed what others were doing without question."
Club / Team JTB: Tokyo, JPN
Name of coach Erwann Le Pechoux [national], FRA
Competing for Japan
Tournament World Cup
Location Seoul, KOR
Nicknames Kyochan (fencingfan.net, 28 Nov 2015)
Hobbies Football, watching Japanese baseball team the Saitama Seibu Lions, music, surfing, hot springs, vintage clothing. (Twitter profile, 27 Apr 2021; Instagram profile, 25 Apr 2021)
Hero / Idol Japanese fencer Yuki Ota. (olympicchannel.com, 14 Jan 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto "The boughs that bear most hang lowest." (fencingfan.net, 28 Nov 2015)
Ambitions To win gold at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (nikkansports.com, 17 Sep 2021)
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