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Sport Dressage, Eventing, Jumping
NOC Japan   
Born20 Mar 1977 in Chichibu, JPN
Height1.69 m
Human Interest
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Riding Club Crane: Japan
General Interest
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He carries a family photo with him whenever he competes. (Athlete, 28 Jun 2012)
Most influential person in career Japanese eventer Ikko Murakami. (FEI, 24 Sep 2010)
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began riding at age 10 in Chichibu, Japan.
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete, Horse Trainer
Languages Japanese
General Interest
Nicknames Negi (Athlete, 28 Jun 2012)
Further Personal Information
Residence Setagaya, JPN
Last Update
  25 May 2021
General Interest
Injuries He tore the ligaments in two fingers on his left hand and fractured his ring finger in 1998. (Athlete, 28 Jun 2012)
Awards and honours In 2010 he received the Saitama Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (, 2010)
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? He loved animals, and some of his relatives would invite him to ride horses.
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto "Have a dignified manner." (, 13 Jul 2019)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-C London (GBR) PRETTY DARLING CD 39 12
World Equestrian Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2010 6th WEG-C Lexington KY (USA) MAVRICK DU GRANIT EL 9
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CH-Asian-CIC1* Pattaya (THA) RATA 21 4  
2011 CH-AS.P-C3* Blenheim (GBR) MAVRICK DU GRANIT   2
2010 Asian Games-CIC1* Guangzhou (CHN) NID'OR DE BARBEREAU 15 1

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
11.07.2014 to 13.07.2014 CIC1* Miki (JPN)   CHOUCHOUTE 5  
11.07.2014 to 13.07.2014 CIC1* Miki (JPN)   BURGHLINGTON STAR 6  
11.06.2014 to 13.06.2014 CCI1* Miki (JPN)   BURGHLINGTON STAR 6  
11.06.2014 to 13.06.2014 CCI1* Miki (JPN)   CHOUCHOUTE 7  
16.05.2014 to 18.05.2014 CIC1* Tokyo (JPN)   CHOUCHOUTE 6  
16.05.2014 to 18.05.2014 CIC1* Tokyo (JPN)   BURGHLINGTON STAR 14  
25.04.2014 to 26.04.2014 CIC1* Tokyo (JPN)   CHOUCHOUTE 2  
25.04.2014 to 26.04.2014 CIC1* Tokyo (JPN)   BURGHLINGTON STAR 12  
25.10.2013 to 27.10.2013 CIC1* Miki (JPN)   CHOUCHOUTE 1  
25.10.2013 to 27.10.2013 CIC1* Miki (JPN)   BURGHLINGTON STAR WD  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CH-Asian-CIC1* Pattaya (THA)   RATA 21 4  
19.07.2013 to 21.07.2013 CCI1* Yamanashi (JPN)   RIGOLETTO RET  
31.05.2013 to 02.06.2013 CIC1* Tokyo (JPN)   CHOUCHOUTE WD  
24.05.2013 to 26.05.2013 CIC1* Pattaya (THA)   RATA 21 2  
28.07.2012 to 09.08.2012 Olympic Games-C London (GBR)   PRETTY DARLING CD   12
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal

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