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Kano
Omata
JapanJapan, JPN
Female
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
24 July 1996
Height
160 cm
Residence
Setagaya, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Physical Education - Kokushikan University: Japan

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 10.
Why this sport?
She was inspired by the Japanese film 'Waterboys', which featured artistic swimming.
Club / Team
Miki House [JPN] / Aqlub Chofu [JPN]:

International Debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Kazan, RUS

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the team event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Masayo Imura. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Have a tenacious heart." (Athlete, 21 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she received the International Competition Excellent Results Award in Japan. (pref.kanagawa.jp, 05 Jan 2018)

In 2016 she received the Chigasaki Citizen Honorary Award in Japan. (townnews.co.jp, 01 Jan 2017)