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Yuya YAJIMA
Sport Swimming
NOC Japan   
GenderMen
Born14 Jul 1996
Height1.83 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Business - Meiji University: Tokyo, JPN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He got involved in swimming at age six.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport in order to increase his physical strength.
Club / Team
ANA [JPN] / Swin Omiya [JPN]:
General Interest
Injuries
He fractured his right wrist in August 2016. He returned to competition in November 2016. (meispo.net, 15 Apr 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2015 he was given the Best Swimmer Award by the Saitama Swimming Federation in Japan. (sai-suiren.net, 19 May 2016)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 200m Butterfly 1:52.62
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
28 2018   Overall Ranking  
3 2018 Budapest, HUN 200m Butterfly 1:51.80
7 2018 Eindhoven, NED 100m Butterfly 51.72
2 2018 Eindhoven, NED 200m Butterfly 1:51.87
2 2018 Tokyo, JPN 100m Butterfly 51.02
5 2018 Tokyo, JPN 200m Butterfly 1:52.72
35 2017   Overall  
3 2017 Doha, QAT 200m Butterfly 1:52.08
8 2017 Doha, QAT 200m Breaststroke 2:15.02
4 2017 Doha, QAT 100m Butterfly 51.71
3 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 200m Butterfly 1:52.64
6 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 200m Breaststroke 2:10.26
3 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 100m Butterfly 51.57
6 2017 Tokyo, JPN 200m Butterfly 1:52.93
5 2014 Tokyo, JPN 200m Butterfly 1:54.45