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Yayoi
Matsumoto
JapanJapan, JPN
Female
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
08 March 1990
Height
168 cm
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Physical Education - Nippon Sport Science University: Tokyo, JPN

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five.
Why this sport?
Her mother asked her to start learning either English or swimming.

General Interest

Hero / Idol
Japanese swimmer Hanae Ito. (Swimming Magazine, 11 Apr 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"In that moment it's worth betting a lifetime." (Twitter profile, 07 Aug 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she received the Shizuoka Prefecture Special Citation Award in Japan. (Twitter profile, 30 Jul 2017)