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Tomoru HONDA
Sport Swimming
NOC Japan   
GenderMen
Born31 Dec 2001 in Yokohama, JPN
Height1.72 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Yokohama, JPN
Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Sports Science - Nihon University: Tokyo, JPN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age three.
Why this sport?
He was influenced by his older brother.
Club / Team
Arinatsukimino Sports Club: Yamato, JPN
Name of coach
Shigeki Kayahara [personal], JPN; Yoshimitsu Shimoyama [national], JPN
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching baseball. (topics.smt.docomo.ne.jp, 07 Apr 2021)
Hero / Idol
Japanese swimmers Takeshi Matsuda and Daiya Seto. (topics.smt.docomo.ne.jp, 07 Apr 2021)
Injuries
In April 2020 his training was disrupted by an injury. (nihon-u.ac.jp, 18 Jan 2021)
Ambitions
To win gold in the 200m butterfly at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (tokyo-sports.co.jp, 27 Nov 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2021 Tokyo, JPN 200m Butterfly 1:53.73
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2022 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:12.20
3 2022 Budapest, HUN 200m Butterfly 1:53.61
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2019 Tokyo, JPN 200m Butterfly 1:56.93
8 2019 Tokyo, JPN 400m Individual Medley 4:20.71