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Maiko FUJINO
Sport Swimming
NOC Japan   
GenderWomen
Born25 May 1983 in Adachi, JPN
Height1.61 m
Weight 58 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Hachioji, JPN
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Takushoku University: Tokyo, JPN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming as a baby with her mother.
Why this sport?
Her brother was already swimming so her mother took her along too.
Club / Team
FB International: Japan
Name of coach
Taro Fujii
Training Regime
She swims up to 10km per day.
General Interest
Nicknames
Michael. (TV Asahi, 22 Aug 2006)
Hobbies
Eating delicious foods. (profile.ameba.jp/maiko-f/, 30 May 2012)
Hero / Idol
American swimmer Ryan Lochte and Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice. (Swimming Magazine, 11 May 2011)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She likes to carry an Omamori, a traditional Japanese talisman, with her for good luck. (tv-asahi.co.jp, 02 May 2008)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2008 Beijing, CHN 400m Individual Medley 4:37.35
Heats 2008 Beijing, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:35.60
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 800m Freestyle 8:40.18
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 1500m Freestyle 16:21.09
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 400m Individual Medley 4:47.11
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 400m Freestyle 4:11.52
5 2005 Montreal, CAN 400m Individual Medley 4:42.68
7 2005 Montreal, CAN 200m Individual Medley 2:15.27
Semifinal 2003 Barcelona, ESP 200m Individual Medley 2:16.58
Heats 2003 Barcelona, ESP 400m Individual Medley 4:47.17
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2010 Dubai, UAE 400m Individual Medley 4:36.16
14 2010 Dubai, UAE 800m Freestyle 8:29.65
Heats 2010 Dubai, UAE 400m Freestyle 4:09.40
Heats 2010 Dubai, UAE 200m Individual Medley 2:13.87
Heats 2010 Dubai, UAE 200m Freestyle 2:03.01
Heats 2010 Dubai, UAE 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2010 Tokyo, JPN 800m Freestyle 8:26.24
3 2010 Tokyo, JPN 400m Individual Medley 4:35.25
1 2005/2006 Berlin, GER 200m Individual Medley 2:09.54
1 2005/2006 Berlin, GER 400m Individual Medley 4:32.98
2 2005/2006 Daejeon, KOR 100m Breaststroke 1:09.86
1 2005/2006 Daejeon, KOR 200m Individual Medley 2:11.22
1 2005/2006 Daejeon, KOR 400m Individual Medley 4:37.37
2 2005/2006 Daejeon, KOR 200m Breaststroke 2:27.37
2 2005/2006 Stockholm, SWE 200m Individual Medley 2:10.31
1 2005/2006 Stockholm, SWE 400m Individual Medley 4:33.34
1 2004/2005 Daejeon, KOR 200m Individual Medley 2:12.09
1 2004/2005 Daejeon, KOR 400m Individual Medley 4:38.00
2 2002/2003 Berlin, GER 400m Individual Medley 4:35.85
2 2002/2003 Paris, FRA 400m Individual Medley 4:37.72
7 2002/2003 Stockholm, SWE 800m Freestyle 8:44.45
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2010 Guangzhou, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:33.55
4 2010 Guangzhou, CHN 400m Freestyle 4:15.17
6 2010 Guangzhou, CHN 200m Individual Medley 2:16.22
4 2010 Guangzhou, CHN 400m Individual Medley 4:42.31
3 2006 Doha, QAT 400m Individual Medley 4:42.70
3 2006 Doha, QAT 800m Freestyle 8:42.31
3 2006 Doha, QAT 200m Individual Medley 2:15.21
2 2002 Busan, KOR 400m Individual Medley 4:43.49
3 2002 Busan, KOR 200m Individual Medley 2:16.37