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Kano OMATA
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Japan   
GenderWomen
Born24 Jul 1996 in Chigasaki, JPN
Height1.60 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Physical Education - Kokushikan University: Setagaya, JPN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 10.
Why this sport?
She was inspired by the Japanese film 'Waterboys', which featured artistic swimming.
International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Kazan, RUS
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the team event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 30 Aug 2021; Athlete, 21 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Masayo Imura. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Have a tenacious heart." (Athlete, 21 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she received the International Competition Excellent Results Award in Japan. (pref.kanagawa.jp, 05 Jan 2018)

In 2016 she received the Chigasaki Citizen Honorary Award in Japan. (townnews.co.jp, 01 Jan 2017)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from competitive sport after the national championships in November 2020. (nikkansports.com, 12 Apr 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team 189.206
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team Free Routine  
4 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team Technical Routine  
3 2017 Budapest, HUN Free Routine Combination 93.200
4 2017 Budapest, HUN Team Free Routine 93.100
3 2017 Budapest, HUN Team Technical Routine 93.159
3 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Technical Routine 92.413
3 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Free Routine 93.900
3 2015 Kazan, RUS Free Routine Combination 93.800
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2018 Jakarta, INA Team 182.869