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Shinri SHIOURA
Sport Swimming
NOC Japan   
GenderMen
Born26 Nov 1991 in Isehara, JPN
Height1.88 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Nonoka Ono, one daughter [2021]
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Law - Chuo University: Tokyo, JPN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age two in Isehara, Japan.
Why this sport?
He followed his brother into the sport. He considered focusing on football in middle school, but chose swimming when he began winning medals at national level. He was also inspired to compete at the Olympic Games after watching the 2004 Games in Athens.
Club / Team
Itoman Toshin: Japan
Name of coach
Yusuke Takahashi [personal], JPN
International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Japan
General Interest
Nicknames
Mohican [because of his hairstyle]. (YouTube channel, 15 Aug 2020; nikkansports.com, 27 Jul 2019)
Hobbies
Visiting cafes, brewing coffee, photography, making videos, visiting art galleries. (Instagram profile, 22 Nov 2021; real-sports.jp, 16 May 2020; YouTube channel, 15 Aug 2020; highflyers.nu, 10 Dec 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the men's 4x100m medley relay at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (highflyers.nu, 10 Dec 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 20 May 2021)
Most influential person in career
Japanese swimmer Kosuke Kitajima. (highflyers.nu, 10 Dec 2019)
Hero / Idol
Japanese swimmers Yoshihiro Okumura and Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese footballer Hidetoshi Nakata. (highflyers.nu, 10 Dec 2019; Livedoor News YouTube channel, 14 Nov 2017)
Injuries
He was diagnosed with tonsillitis in September 2018. He lost 10 kilograms in weight, spent three months in hospital and underwent surgery before returning to competition in early 2019. (sportiva.shueisha.co.jp, 09 Apr 2019; swimswam.com, 28 Sep 2018, 17 Sep 2018)

He fractured the index finger of his left hand and was forced to withdraw from the Japanese swimming team ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (nikkansports.com, 15 Apr 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You can master everything if you have an attitude for learning." (YouTube channel, 27 Mar 2020; highflyers.nu, 10 Dec 2019)
Awards and honours
He was given an Excellence Award at the 2018 and 2017 Japan Aquatics Awards. He also received the Arena Sprint Award at the Japan Aquatics Awards in 2018, 2017 and 2016. (swim.or.jp, 29 Jan 2019, 22 Jan 2018; tobiuojapan.org, 30 Jan 2017)

In 2013 he was given the Kozuki Sports Award by the Kozuki Foundation in Japan. (kozuki.or.jp, 20 Sep 2013)
Famous relatives
His wife Nonoka Ono [also known as Maria Miyata] is an actress and television personality in Japan. (mainichi.jp, 09 Sep 2020; thetv.jp, 19 Feb 2018)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 50m Freestyle 22.18
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Freestyle 48.94
8 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:14.48
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 100m Freestyle 48.54
8 2019 Gwangju, KOR 50m Freestyle 21.81
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 48.54
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.02
5 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
4 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:30.19
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 22.08
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Freestyle 48.96
6 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:15.04
6 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:31.10
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 100m Freestyle 48.51
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 50m Freestyle 22.04
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:32.26
8 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:14.75
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Individual Medley 52.17 
18 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Freestyle 21.74 
2 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Freestyle 46.59 
5 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:30.95
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
Semifinal 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Butterfly 22.94
Semifinal 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 21.37
8 2014 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle 47.38
7 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:07.79
7 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:22.92
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Butterfly 23.93
Semifinal 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Freestyle 21.78
5 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:09.15
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2019 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle 21.92
26 2017   Overall  
4 2017 Beijing, CHN 100m Butterfly 51.70
2 2017 Beijing, CHN 50m Freestyle 21.27
2 2017 Singapore, SGP 50m Freestyle 21.32
3 2017 Singapore, SGP 100m Freestyle 46.82
8 2017 Tokyo, JPN 100m Freestyle 48.12
4 2017 Tokyo, JPN 50m Butterfly 23.10
7 2016 Beijing, CHN 50m Freestyle 21.91
2 2016 Berlin, GER 100m Freestyle 47.07
6 2016 Berlin, GER 50m Butterfly 23.01
5 2016 Berlin, GER 50m Freestyle 21.31
4 2016 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle 47.42
4 2016 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 21.35
8 2016 Dubai, UAE 100m Freestyle 49.25
1 2016 Hong Kong, CHN 100m Freestyle 47.15
6 2016 Hong Kong, CHN 50m Butterfly 23.22
2 2016 Hong Kong, CHN 100m Butterfly 50.97
3 2016 Moscow, RUS 100m Freestyle 47.00
4 2016 Moscow, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:35.85
2 2016 Paris, FRA 100m Freestyle 47.26
2 2016 Singapore, SGP 100m Individual Medley 51.93
3 2016 Singapore, SGP 50m Freestyle 21.25
4 2016 Tokyo, JPN 100m Freestyle 47.17
2 2016 Tokyo, JPN 100m Individual Medley 51.93
3 2016 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle 21.42
47 2014   Overall  
6 2014 Tokyo, JPN 100m Freestyle 47.74
4 2014 Tokyo, JPN 100m Individual Medley 52.81
1 2014 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle 21.38
6 2013 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle 47.50
7 2013 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 21.54
3 2013 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:33.80
2 2013 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:42.25
5 2013 Dubai, UAE 50m Freestyle 21.58
3 2013 Dubai, UAE 50m Breaststroke 27.38
4 2013 Dubai, UAE 100m Individual Medley 52.90
5 2013 Dubai, UAE 100m Butterfly 51.62
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
4 2013 Moscow, RUS 50m Freestyle 21.51
5 2013 Moscow, RUS 100m Freestyle 47.74
3 2013 Moscow, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:33.48
3 2013 Moscow, RUS 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:46.36
4 2013 Tokyo, JPN 100m Individual Medley 52.68
5 2013 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:42.49
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2009 Foshan, CHN 100m Freestyle 51.14
2 2009 Foshan, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:25.79
2 2009 Foshan, CHN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:43.41
5 2009 Foshan, CHN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:25.55
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 100m Freestyle 48.71
1 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:12.68
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:30.03
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 100m Freestyle 48.85
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 50m Freestyle 22.11
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:14.38
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:31.70