Languages Japanese, Korean
Higher education Law - Chuo University: Japan
|Baltimore (USA), 2018-01-26|
|Suwon City (KOREA), 2014-07-02||Singapore (SINGAPORE), 2015-06-25|
|Hong Kong (HONG KONG), 2017-06-15|
|Taipei (CHINESE TAIPEI), 2017-08-20|
When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at age nine. She took up sabre in year seven at middle school.
Why this sport? She was encouraged to try the sport by her parents.
Club / Team Chuo University: Japan
Name of coach Takashi Tomita [club], JPN: Lee Wook-Jae [national], KOR; Koji Yamamoto [national], JPN
Competing for Japan
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, People's Republic of China. (fencingfan.net, 01 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours She was given the 2014 Sports Prize for Encouragement in Tokyo, Japan. (tokyo.jp, 25 Nov 2014)
Famous relatives Her father Koji Emura has represented Japan in fencing, and competed in foil at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. Her mother has also practised the sport and participated in epee at the
1997 World Championships in Cape Town, South Africa. (SportsDeskOnline, 09 Jul; 2018; nikkansports.com, 03 Jun 2018; hochi.co.jp, 24 Sep 2014)
Ambitions To win a gold medal in the team event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (nikkansports.com, 03 Jun 2018)
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