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Shinri
Shioura
JapanJapan, JPN
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
26 November 1991
Height
188 cm
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Law - Chuo University: Tokyo, JPN

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age two.
Why this sport?
He was influenced by his older brother.
Club / Team
Itoman Toshin: Japan
Name of coach
Norimasa Hirai [national], JPN

International Debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
Asian Championships
Location
Foshan, CHN

General Interest

Hero / Idol
Japanese swimmer Kosuke Kitajima. (Livedoor News YouTube channel, 14 Nov 2017)
Injuries
He contracted tonsillitis after the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. The illness ruled him out of action for the rest of the 2018 season. (swimswam.com, 28 Sep 2018; 17 Sep 2018)

He fractured the index finger of his left hand and was forced to withdraw from the Japanese swimming team ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (nikkansports.com, 15 Apr 2014)
Awards and honours
He was given an Excellence Award at the 2017 Japan Aquatics Awards. (swim.or.jp, 22 Jan 2018)

He received the Arena Sprint Award at the 2016 and 2017 Japan Aquatics Awards. (tobiuojapan.org, 30 Jan 2017; swim.or.jp, 22 Jan 2018)

In 2013 he was given the Kozuki Sports Award by the Kozuki Foundation in Japan. (kozuki.or.jp, 20 Sep 2013)

He received the Kanagawa Sports Award at the 2013 Kanagawa Culture and Sports Awards in Japan. (pref.kanagawa.jp, 08 Nov 2013)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Livedoor News YouTube channel, 14 Nov 2017)