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KANO Koki

epee
Rank5
Pts120.00
Age21
HandR

Personal Information

Occupation Student

Languages Japanese

Higher education Sports Science - Waseda University: Tokyo, JPN

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup1-34
Vancouver (CANADA), 2019-02-08Heidenheim (GERMANY), 2017-01-26
Paris (FRANCE), 2017-05-12
Heidenheim (GERMANY), 2019-01-10
Zone Championships--11
Bangkok (THAILAND), 2018-06-18

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in 2008.

Why this sport? He was inspired to take up the sport after watching Japanese fencer Yuki Ota win a silver medal in individual foil at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

Club / Team Waseda University: Tokyo, JPN

Name of coach Toshiro Uchida [club], JPN; Oleksandr Gorbachuk [national], UKR

Handedness Right

International Debut

Year 2014

Competing for Japan

General Interest

Hero / Idol Japanese fencer Yuki Ota. (city.iwakuni.lg.jp, 12 Feb 2018)

Other sports He practised artistic gymnastics for eight years before taking up fencing. (wasedasports.com, 18 Jul 2017)

Ambitions To win gold at the Olympic Games in 2020 and 2024. (city.iwakuni.lg.jp, 12 Feb 2018)

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