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MATSUYAMA Kyosuke

foil
Rank7
Pts139.000
Age27
HandL

Personal Information

Occupation Athlete, Office Worker

Languages Japanese

Higher education Sports Science - Waseda University: Tokyo, JPN

License number 19121996000

Club

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup1--1
Bonn (GERMANY), 2022-11-11
World Championship--11
Milan (ITALY), 2023-07-24
Grand Prix--11
Washington DC (USA), 2024-03-16
-1-1
Taipei (CHINESE TAIPEI), 2017-08-20
--11
Londres (GREAT BRITAIN), 2012-12-02

Sport Specific Information

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

Handedness Left

International Debut

Year 2011

Competing for Japan

Tournament World Cup

Location Seoul, KOR

General Interest

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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