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Mayuko GOTOU
Sport Swimming
NOC Japan   
Born13 Jul 1995 in Nagoya, JPN
Height1.68 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
General Interest
Painting her nails. (Instagram profile, 17 Dec 2018)
Other information
In May 2021 she announced her retirement from competitive swimming. "I have retired after the Olympic trials in April [2021]. First of all, I would like to thank everyone who supported me so far and everyone who was involved with me. There were many people who supported me, and I was able to continue swimming so far with the support of many people. I was very happy with my swimming life. Thanks to all the people who have been involved with me so far, thank you very much." (Instagram profile, 12 May 2021)

In 2018 she was appointed as a swimming coach at Kanagawa University Swimming Club in Japan. (swim.ku-sports.jp, 22 Dec 2019; swim.ku-sports.jp, 18 Oct 2020)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:22.10
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 400m Freestyle 4:06.81
5 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:42.97
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2019 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 4:17.19
32 2018   Overall Ranking  
5 2018 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 4:05.25
7 2018 Tokyo, JPN 400m Individual Medley 4:37.50
1 2018 Tokyo, JPN 800m Freestyle 8:19.74
8 2018 Tokyo, JPN 200m Backstroke 2:09.82
5 2017 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 4:04.87
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2016 Tokyo, JPN 200m Backstroke 2:11.30