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Athletes

Mai
Nakamura
JapanJapan, JPN
Female
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
13 January 1989
Height
163 cm
Languages
Japanese

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age seven.

International Debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Rome, ITA

General Interest

Awards and honours
In 2016 she received the Hyogo Prefecture Special Athlete Award, the Kansai Sports Award, and the Kobe Honorary Award. (city.kobe.lg.jp, 13 Sep 2016; kobe-np.co.jp, 06 Sep 2016, 16 Jan 2017)

In 2014 and 2015 she received the Osaka Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (pref.osaka.lg.jp, 01 Oct 2014; pref.osaka.lg.jp, 16 Sep 2015)

In 2012 she was given an Honorary Award by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, and Science and Technology in Japan. (mext.go.jp, 24 Aug 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from competitive artistic swimming in September 2017. (sponichi.co.jp, 29 Sep 2017; ehime-np.co.jp, 20 Sep 2017)