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Miki UCHIDA
Sport Swimming
NOC Japan   
GenderWomen
Born21 Feb 1995
Height1.73 m
Weight 62 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Management - Toyo University: Tokyo, JPN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age four.
Why this sport?
Her older sister influenced her to take up swimming.
International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
Olympic Games
Location
London, ENG
General Interest
Nicknames
Mikitei (ameblo.jp, 01 Sep 2014)
Hero / Idol
Japanese swimmer Haruka Ueda and Tomoko Hagiwara. (herointerview.jp, 15 Jan 2013; Swimming Magazine, 11 Apr 2013)
Injuries
She has been troubled by a hernia since 2015. (nikkansports.com, 11 Sep 2016)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from the sport in September 2016 because the hernia that had hampered her since 2015 got worse. (nikkansports.com, 11 Sep 2016)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Freestyle 54.39
8 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.78
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
7 2012 London, ENG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.96
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Freestyle 54.30
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 25.33
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:38.47
7 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay  DSQ
7 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:39.45
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 24.24
7 2014 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle 52.35
3 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:50.50
6 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:42.65
6 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:32.31
7 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:38.76
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 200m Freestyle 1:59.38
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Freestyle 54.58
Semifinal 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Freestyle 24.69
8 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:51.96
6 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
7 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.91
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
60 2014   Overall  
4 2014 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle 24.43
3 2014 Tokyo, JPN 100m Freestyle 52.69
2 2014 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:40.52
2 2014 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:34.34
6 2013 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:34.85
4 2013 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:41.78
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2014 Incheon, KOR 100m Freestyle 54.66
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 50m Freestyle 25.11
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:39.35
1 2014 Incheon, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:00.94