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Tomomi
Aoki
JapanJapan, JPN
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
25 October 1994
Height
165 cm
Occupation
Athlete, Office Worker
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Sociology - Hosei University: Japan

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age three in Yamato, Japan.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged by her older brother.
Club / Team
ATSC YW [JPN] / Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance [JPN]:
Name of coach
Norimasa Hirai [national], JPN

International Debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Japan

General Interest

Most influential person in career
Japanese swimmers Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino. (sports-hosei.net, 14 Jul 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you are afraid of facing challenges, you can't do anything." (townnews.co.jp, 24 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2017 and 2018 she received an Excellence Award at the Japan Aquatics Awards. (tobiuojapan.org, 23 Jan 2018; swim.or.jp, 29 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sankei.com, 28 Sep 2018)