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Kenta ITO
Sport Swimming
NOC Japan   
GenderMen
Born26 Oct 1990 in Nagoya, JPN
Height1.82 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tokyo, JPN
Languages
English, Japanese
Higher education
Physical Education - Chukyo University: Toyota, JPN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried swimming at age three, and began competing in grade four of primary school.
Why this sport?
His mother took him to a swimming club.
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Australian swimmer Eamon Sullivan, Brazilian swimmer Cesar Cielo. (Swimming Magazine, 11 Apr 2013)
Other information
BREAK AND RETURN
He took a two-year break from the sport before returning to competition in April 2019. (Facebook page, 14 Apr 2019)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 100m Freestyle 49.91
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 50m Freestyle 22.77
8 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:14.75
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
13 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Freestyle 21.65 
34 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Freestyle 48.39 
5 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:30.95
4 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:32.62
3 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:24.71
5 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:09.75
3 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:24.51
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Freestyle 48.21
Semifinal 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Freestyle 21.44
5 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:09.15
6 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2016 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle 21.48
7 2016 Tokyo, JPN 100m Freestyle 47.94
3 2016 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:36.13
7 2016 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.30
64 2014   Overall  
6 2014 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle 47.93
7 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 21.78
5 2014 Dubai, UAE 100m Freestyle 48.25
7 2014 Dubai, UAE 50m Freestyle 21.65
4 2014 Tokyo, JPN 100m Freestyle 47.53
3 2014 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle 21.43
1 2014 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:33.28
1 2014 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:40.51
8 2013 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle 47.87
8 2013 Doha, QAT 50m Butterfly 23.85
6 2013 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 21.52
3 2013 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:33.80
2 2013 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:42.25
7 2013 Dubai, UAE 50m Freestyle 21.66
6 2013 Dubai, UAE 100m Freestyle 47.78
1 2013 Dubai, UAE 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:32.52 WR
2 2013 Dubai, UAE 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:43.15
6 2013 Moscow, RUS 50m Freestyle 21.80
3 2013 Moscow, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:33.48
3 2013 Moscow, RUS 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:46.36
6 2013 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle 21.36
7 2013 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:43.14
1 2011 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle 21.25
2 2011 Tokyo, JPN 100m Freestyle 47.37
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2014 Incheon, KOR 50m Freestyle 22.16
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay