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Kurumi YOSHIDA
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Japan   
GenderWomen
Born01 Dec 1991 in Osaka, JPN
Height1.67 m
Weight 59 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Asian Studies - Otemon Gakuin University: Japan
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age two, and took up synchronised swimming in fourth grade at primary school.
Why this sport?
Her friend asked her to try the sport.
International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Changshu, CHN
General Interest
Injuries
She withdrew from the national squad ahead of the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, because of inflammation in her left knee. (datazoo.jp, 23 Jul 2013)
Awards and honours
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 received a Sports Grand Prize from the Japan Student Services Organisation. (jasso.go.jp, 28 Jun 2012)

She received the Special Best Athlete Award at the 2011 Osaka Swimming Association Excellence Awards in Japan. (swim-osaka.org, 10 Oct 2011)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from competition in September 2016, after winning a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sponichi.co.jp, 17 Sep 2016)

 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
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 Free Routine Combination 92.020
5 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Technical Routine 93.100
5 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Free Routine 92.860
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