Asami Kitagawa

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Asami Kitagawa
Personal information
Nationality  Japan
Born (1987-10-03) October 3, 1987 (age 29)
Iwatsuki-ku, Saitama, Japan
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke, IM

Asami Kitagawa (北川 麻美?, Kitagawa Asami) (born October 3, 1987 in Iwatsuki-ku, Saitama) is a Japanese Olympic and Nation Record holding swimmer. She swam for Japan at the 2008 Olympics.

Major achievements[edit]

2006 Doha Asian Games

  • 50m breaststroke 2nd (32.27)
  • 100m breaststroke 1st (1:09.13)
  • 200m breaststroke 4th (2:28.81)
  • 200m individual medley 2nd (2:14.51)
  • 4 × 100 m medley relay 2nd (4:05.14)

2008 Beijing Olympics

  • 100m breaststroke 8th (Heat 1:08.36, Semifinal 1:08.23, Final 1:08.43)
  • 200m individual medley 6th (Heat 2:12.47 JR, Semifinal 2:12.02 JR, Final 2:11.56 JR)
  • 4 × 100 m freestyle relay 9th (Heat 3:39.25 JR)
  • 4 × 100 m medley relay 6th (Heat 3:59.91, Final 3:59.54 JR)

JR: Japanese Record

Personal bests[edit]

In long course

  • 100m breaststroke: 1:08.23 (August 11, 2008)
  • 200m individual medley: 2:11.44 Japanese Record (September 6, 2008)

In short course

  • 100m breaststroke: 1:05.17 Asian, Japanese Record (February 21, 2009)
  • 100m individual medley: 1:00.01 Japanese Record (February 21, 2009)
  • 200m individual medley: 2:08.77 Asian, Japanese Record (February 22, 2009)

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