Residence Tokyo, JPN
Higher education Physical Education - Nippon Sport Science University: Tokyo, JPN
|Alger (ALGERIA), 2018-11-23|
|Tokyo (Chiba) (JAPAN), 2019-06-15|
When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at age 10.
Why this sport? She and her sister Rio Azuma were encouraged to take up the sport by their mother.
Club / Team Nippon Sport Science University: Tokyo, JPN
Name of coach Franck Boidin [national], FRA
Competing for Japan
Hobbies Listening to music. (tokyo-sports.co.jp, 20 May 2017)
Most influential person in career Her mother Miki. (atpress.ne.jp, 04 Oct 2018)
Hero / Idol Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr. (Instagram profile, 13 Apr 2019; sponichi.co.jp, 30 May 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Fencing is my life." (Instagram profile, 13 Apr 2019)
Awards and honours She received the Sports Prize at the 2017 Wakayama City Sports Awards in Japan. (/rokaru.jp, 01 Mar 2018)
Famous relatives Her mother Miki represented Japan in fencing at the world junior championships. Her older sister Rio has also competed in the sport and finished fifth in team foil at the 2018 World Junior Championships in Verona, Italy. (olympicchannel.com, 29 Jan 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 07 Jun 2018; motherld.com, 07 May 2018)
Ambitions To win an individual medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (fujitv.co.jp, 10 Dec 2018)
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