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Mai NAKAMURA
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Japan   
GenderWomen
Born13 Jan 1989 in Kobe, JPN
Height1.63 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age seven.
International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Rome, ITA
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2016 she received the Hyogo Prefecture Special Athlete Award, the Kansai Sports Award, and the Kobe Honorary Award. (city.kobe.lg.jp, 13 Sep 2016; kobe-np.co.jp, 06 Sep 2016, 16 Jan 2017)

In 2014 and 2015 she received the Osaka Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (pref.osaka.lg.jp, 01 Oct 2014; pref.osaka.lg.jp, 16 Sep 2015)

In 2012 she was given an Honorary Award by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, and Science and Technology in Japan. (mext.go.jp, 24 Aug 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from competitive artistic swimming in September 2017. (sponichi.co.jp, 29 Sep 2017; ehime-np.co.jp, 20 Sep 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team 189.206
5 2012 London, ENG Team 187.630
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2017 Budapest, HUN Duet Technical Routine 92.057
3 2017 Budapest, HUN Free Routine Combination 93.200
4 2017 Budapest, HUN Team Free Routine 93.100
4 2017 Budapest, HUN Duet Free Routine 93.133
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
4 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Free Routine 91.950
4 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Technical Routine 92.200
4 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 92.020
5 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Technical Routine 93.100
5 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Free Routine 92.860
5 2009 Rome, ITA Team Technical Routine 95.167
6 2009 Rome, ITA Team Free Routine 94.000
Asian Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2016 Tokyo, JPN Duet Technical Routine 90.333
1 2016 Tokyo, JPN Team Highlight 92.933
1 2016 Tokyo, JPN Team Free Routine 92.900
1 2016 Tokyo, JPN Free Routine Combination 92.566
1 2016 Tokyo, JPN Team Technical Routine  
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2014 Incheon, KOR Team 181.705
2 2014 Incheon, KOR Free Routine Combination 92.600
2 2010 Guangzhou, CHN Team 186.125
2 2010 Guangzhou, CHN Free Routine Combination 94.000
FINA World Trophy
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2012 Mexico City, MEX Total 379.450
4 2008 Madrid, ESP Total 381.667
4 2007 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Total 282.666