< back
Miyu NANBA
Sport Swimming
NOC Japan   
GenderWomen
Born31 May 2002 in Nara, JPN
Height1.68 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nara, JPN
Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age one.
Why this sport?
Her mother took her to a swimming pool. She began focusing on long distances while in middle school.
Club / Team
Nissin Swimming School Makoto [JPN] / Kindai University [JPN]:
Name of coach
Yoshimitsu Shimoyama [national], JPN; Naoto Kayahara [Makoto], JPN: Takashi Yamamoto [Kindai], JPN
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee. (nikkansports.com, 03 Apr 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she was given an Excellence Award by the Nara Swimming Federation in Japan. (nara-swim.jp, 10 Dec 2019)

In 2016 she was given a Prize for Encouragement by Nara Amateur Sports Association in Japan. (nara-sports.or.jp, 01 Jun 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (asahi.com, 21 Jul 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
20 2021 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 4:13.49
17 2021 Tokyo, JPN 800m Freestyle 8:32.04
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2022 Budapest, HUN 800m Freestyle 8:32.91
Heats 2022 Budapest, HUN 400m Freestyle 4:08.07
Heats 2022 Budapest, HUN 1500m Freestyle 16:20.45
8 2022 Budapest, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 8:00.03
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2019 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 4:09.39
7 2019 Tokyo, JPN 200m Freestyle 2:01.64
5 2019 Tokyo, JPN 800m Freestyle 8:33.54
27 2018   Overall Ranking  
2 2018 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 4:03.80
3 2018 Tokyo, JPN 800m Freestyle 8:22.44
7 2017 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 4:08.76