Aya Terakawa

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Aya Terakawa
Personal information
Nationality  Japan
Born (1984-11-12) November 12, 1984 (age 33)
Height 174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)[1]
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes backstroke
Club MIZUNO

Aya Terakawa (寺川綾, Terakawa Aya) (born November 12, 1984 in Osaka, Japan) is a retired Japanese backstroke swimmer; she announced her retirement from competitions in early December 2013.[2]

Major achievements[edit]

Personal bests[edit]

In long course

  • 50m backstroke: 27.73 Japanese Record (July 29, 2009)
  • 100m backstroke: 58.83 (April 17, 2009)[3]
  • 200m backstroke: 2:09.27 (April 19, 2009)[4]

In short course

  • 50m backstroke: 26.40 Asian, Japanese Record (February 15, 2009)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Japanese Medalists in London 2012 Olympics". joc.or.jp. Japanese Olympic Committee. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Japanese swimming star Terakawa announces retirement. business-standard.com. December 4, 2013
  3. ^ "Japanese Long Course Nationals: Junya Koga Sets Surprising Asian Record". Swimming World Magazine. 2009-04-17. Archived from the original on 2012-02-13. Retrieved 2009-04-20. 
  4. ^ "Japanese Long Course Championships: Ryosuke Irie Scares 200 Back World Record". Swimming World Magazine. 2009-04-19. Archived from the original on 2012-02-13. Retrieved 2009-04-20. 
  5. ^ "寺川、50背で短水路日本新マーク/競泳". Sankei Sports. 2009-02-15. Archived from the original on March 21, 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-21. 

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