Japan Announces Rosters For 2015 FINA World Championships, World University Games and World Junior Championships

Photo Courtesy: FINA Doha 2014

TOKYO – The Japanese Swimming Federation has announced rosters for three major international meets – the 2015 FINA World Championships, 2015 World University Games and 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.

Twenty-five swimmers will head to Kazan, Russia for the World Championships (July 24-August 9), while 36 swimmers will attend the World University Games in South Korea (July 3-14) and seven will compete in the World Junior Championships in Singapore (August 25-30). Japan’s World Championship roster is listed below.

Men
Tsubasa Amai
Takuro Fujii
Kosuke Hagino
Ryosuke Irie
Masaki Kaneko
Takeshi Kawamoto
Yuki Kobori
Yasuhiro Koseki
Katsumi Nakamura
Masato Sakai
Daiya Seto
Shinri Shioura
Ryo Tateishi

Women
Sayaka Akase
Tomomi Aoki
Natsumi Hoshi
Chihiro Igarashi
Rikako Ikee
Rie Kanetou
Yayoi Matsumoto
Sachi Mochida
Sakiko Shimizu
Miki Uchida
Kanako Watanabe
Misaki Yamaguchi

The World University Games roster can be found here, while the complete World Junior Championships roster is posted here.

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