EMURA Misaki


Personal Information

Languages Japanese, Korean

Higher education Law - Chuo University: Japan

World Cup-1-1
Baltimore (USA), 2018-01-26
Zone Championships-123
Suwon City (KOREA), 2014-07-02Singapore (SINGAPORE), 2015-06-25
Hong Kong (HONG KONG, CHINA), 2017-06-15
Taipei (CHINESE TAIPEI), 2017-08-20

Sport Specific Information

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

Handedness Right

International Debut

Year 2014

Competing for Japan

General Interest

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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