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Sho
Sakai
JapanJapan, JPN
Male
Diving

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
22 August 1992
Height
171 cm
Weight
58 kg
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife, one son
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Physical Education - Nippon Sport Science University: Setagaya, JPN

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried the sport in pre-school.
Why this sport?
His parents were both divers.
Club / Team
Miki House: Japan
Name of coach
Chimaki Yasuda [national], JPN

General Interest

Most influential person in career
His family. (sagamigekkouda.web.fc2.com, 02 Jan 2017)
Injuries
He suffered from fatigue from September 2014 until the beginning of 2015, and was unable to complete his usual amount of training. (news.livedoor.com, 08 Feb 2015)

He injured his shoulder in 2012. (jp.mainichi.jp, 06 Sep 2014)
Famous relatives
His parents were divers and have both worked as coaches. His sisters Yukina and Rina have also competed in diving. (nhk.or.jp, 20 Jul 2014; city.sagamihara.kanagawa.jp, 10 Oct 2010; townnews.co.jp, 09 Jul 2009)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Livedoor News YouTube Channel, 12 Jul 2017)

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