icon

Menu

KANO Koki

epee
Rank32
Pts56.000
Age23
HandR

Personal Information

Occupation Athlete, Office Worker

Languages Japanese

Higher education Sports Science - Waseda University: Tokyo, JPN

License number 19121997001

Club

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. He switched from foil to epee while he was in high school after winning an epee tournament.

Club / Team Japan Airlines : Japan

Name of coach Yusuke Aoki [national], 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 was involved in competitive artistic gymnastics for eight years before taking up fencing. (sportie.com, 19 Mar 2021; wasedasports.com, 18 Jul 2017)

Ambitions To win gold in the team event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sportie.com, 19 Mar 2021)

Statistics

Never miss a momentStay in touch with all things fencing