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Tokyo Tech rowers eighth at 58th All Japan Rookie Championships

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January 5, 2018

The Tokyo Tech Rowing Club placed eighth in the men's coxed four category at the 58th All Japan Rookie Championships held from November 10 to 12, 2017 at the Toda Boat Course in Saitama Prefecture.

Men's coxed four

Men's coxed four

All participants in this year's All Japan Rookie Championships had to be born on or after April 2, 1995. In addition, all rowers were either:

a)
middle or high school students,
b)
high school graduates from academic year 2016 or later or middle school graduates from academic year 2012 or later, or
c)
university students who enrolled in academic year 2016 or later.

A total of 19 university teams, made up of 1st- and 2nd-year students, participated in this year's contest.

Men's coxed four

In this category, four rowers propel the boat with sweep oars, one oar per rower, while one cox steers the boat.

Tokyo Tech team:

  • Koudai Inoue, 2nd year, Industrial Engineering and Economics
  • Shotaro Murata, 2nd year, Computer Science
  • Naohito Okumura, 2nd year, Computer Science
  • Hiroki Hattori, 2nd year, Mechanical Engineering
  • Shinnosuke Ueda, 2nd year, Industrial Engineering and Economics

Comments from Koudai Inoue

I am very pleased about our eighth place finish, which was our original target for this competition. We still have many areas where we can improve, and I look forward to making daily progress so that we can produce better results next year.

Tokyo Tech men's coxed four members

Tokyo Tech men's coxed four members

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