Momotaro Matsushita (JPN)

JPJapan
Date of birth:
3 March 1988
Federation:
JAPAN CANOE FEDERATION
Momotaro Matsushita (JPN)

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Ski surfing. (sportline.hu, 25 May 2014)
Awards and honours
He was named Best Canoe Athlete at the 2011 Japanese Sports Awards. (canoe.or.jp, 13 Jan 2012)

He was given a Special Award at the 2010 Ishikawa Chunichi Athletic Awards in Japan. (chunichi.co.jp, 31 Dec 2010)
Famous relatives
His father Shuichi has served as an executive director of the Ishikawa Canoe Association in Japan. (chunichi.co.jp, 05 Jul 2015; bgf.or.jp, 04 Jul 2012)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling in the third grade of primary school.
Why this sport?
He went to the local club with his sister Nagisha after their father encouraged them to try the sport.
Club / Team
Ishikawa Canoe Association : Japan
Name of coach
Ispas Octavian Vasile [national], ROU

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
03 March 1988
Height
168 cm
Weight
80 kg
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Communications - Nihon Wellness Sports University : Japan