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Miho TERAMURA
Sport Swimming
NOC Japan   
GenderWomen
Born27 Sep 1994 in Nagareyama, JPN
Height1.66 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nagareyama, JPN
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Psychology - Nihon University: Tokyo, JPN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age three in Nagareyama, Japan.
Why this sport?
She was influenced by her older sister. She originally competed in breaststroke, but switched to individual medley after injuring her knee.
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Japanese swimmer Mina Matsushima. (Swimming Magazine, 01 Jun 2013)
Injuries
She underwent surgery on her knees in June 2012. (tobiuojapan.org, 21 May 2013)
Awards and honours
She received an Excellence Award at the 2018 Japan Aquatics Awards. She also received Excellence Awards at the Chiba Amateur Sports Association Award Ceremony in 2013 and from the Ichikawashi Sports Association in 2011. (swim.or.jp, 29 Jan 2019; chiba-taikyo.jp, 21 Oct 2013; ichikawa-taikyo.jp, 31 Dec 2011)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In September 2021 she announced her retirement from competitive swimming on social media. (sanspo.com, 16 Sep 2021; Instagram profile, 15 Sep 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
15 2021 Tokyo, JPN 200m Individual Medley 2:12.14
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 200m Individual Medley 2:11.03
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Individual Medley 2:14.02
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 50m Breaststroke 30.20
4 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:44.90
5 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 200m Individual Medley 2:08.47
7 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Breaststroke 1:05.23
Semifinal 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Breaststroke 30.35
7 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:47.90
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2019 Berlin, GER 100m Breaststroke 1:07.78
3 2019 Berlin, GER 200m Individual Medley 2:11.72
1 2019 Berlin, GER 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:50.99
2 2019 Budapest, HUN 100m Breaststroke 1:07.81
2 2019 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:49.02
4 2019 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:30.03
2 2019 Tokyo, JPN 100m Breaststroke 1:06.77
3 2019 Tokyo, JPN 200m Individual Medley 2:10.23
5 2016 Tokyo, JPN 100m Individual Medley 59.27
3 2016 Tokyo, JPN 100m Breaststroke 1:04.05
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN 200m Individual Medley 2:06.11
5 2016 Tokyo, JPN 50m Breaststroke 30.28
7 2013 Beijing, CHN 100m Breaststroke 1:07.26
6 2013 Beijing, CHN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:47.15
4 2013 Singapore, SGP 100m Breaststroke 1:06.86
7 2013 Singapore, SGP 50m Breaststroke 31.42
8 2013 Singapore, SGP 100m Individual Medley 1:00.90
6 2013 Singapore, SGP 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:44.46
7 2013 Singapore, SGP 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:36.50
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2018 Jakarta, INA 50m Breaststroke  DSQ
3 2018 Jakarta, INA 200m Individual Medley 2:10.98
Heats 2014 Incheon, KOR 50m Butterfly 27.50
3 2014 Incheon, KOR 200m Individual Medley 2:11.24