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Sayaka SHIBUSAWA
Sport Diving
NOC Japan   
GenderWomen
Born05 Apr 1984
Height1.66 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 1996 in Kanazawa, Japan.
Name of coach
Chimaki Yasuda [national], JPN
General Interest
Injuries
She fractured her left wrist in 2007. (sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp, 01 Jan 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Life is to live with a smile and with a cry." (ameblo.jp, 05 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she was presented with an Excellence Award by the Niigata Prefecture Sports Association in Japan. (niigata-sports.net, 13 Feb 2015)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from competition in April 2016. (Ameba profile, 06 Apr 2016)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 288.45
11 2013 Barcelona, ESP 3m Springboard Synchro 250.50
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 3m Springboard 284.25
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN 1m Springboard 240.80
Semifinal 2011 Shanghai, CHN 3m Springboard 294.60
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 247.80
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA 1m Springboard 220.35
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA 3m Springboard 252.40
8 2009 Rome, ITA 3m Springboard Synchro 291.45
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2015 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard 270.30
16 2015 San Juan, PUR 3m Springboard 202.95
27 2014   3m Springboard  
4 2014 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard 282.40
11 2013   3m Springboard  
6 2013 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard 250.60
6 2013 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard Synchro 269.10
17 2012 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard 241.60
9 2011   3m Springboard  
4 2011 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard 309.30
5 2011 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard Synchro 275.40
8 2011 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 299.00
8 2011 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 254.40
27 2009   3m Springboard  
8 2009 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard 272.10
6 2009 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard Synchro 255.03
11 2009 Montreal, CAN 3m Springboard 260.10
6 2009 Montreal, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 254.22
4 2007 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 3m Springboard Synchro 291.00
5 2007 Montreal, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 282.30
58 2003   3m Springboard  
3 2003 Rome, ITA 3m Springboard Synchro 245.91
6 2003 Zhuhai, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 229.71
5 2002 Coral Springs, FL, USA 3m Springboard Synchro 225.51
4 2002 Juarez City, MEX 3m Springboard Synchro 219.33
7 2002 Montreal, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 228.54
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2012 Dubai, UAE 3m Springboard 308.00
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2014 Incheon, KOR 1m Springboard 227.80
4 2014 Incheon, KOR 3m Springboard 288.30
7 2010 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard 271.95
6 2010 Guangzhou, CHN 1m Springboard 254.80
3 2010 Guangzhou, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 277.50