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ARAGA Ryutaro Name ARAGA Ryutaro
NOC JPN - Japan Japan Date of Birth 16 OCT 1990
Residence Gender Male
Height 184 cm Weight 82 kg
Discipline Karate

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocation
Asian Games
2-84kg2010Guangzhou, CHN
World Championships
2-84kg2012Paris, FRA
7-84kg2010Belgrade, SRB
Asian Championships
5-84kg2011Guangzhou, CHN

Detailed Information

Biography
Higher education Economics - Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan
Languages Spoken Japanese
Club Araga Dojo , Japan
Sporting / famous Relatives His sister Tomoko Araga won a gold medal in karate at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. His younger brother Shintaro has also competed in the sport. (kyoto-su.ac.jp, 13 Apr 2012; yomiuri.co.jp, 09 Nov 2010)
Additional Information Start of sporting career
He first tried karate at age three.
(yomiuri.co.jp, 09 Nov 2010)

Reason for taking up this sport
His father owns a number of karate dojos in Japan. Araga, his sister Tomoko, and his brother Shintaro all learned karate from a young age there. (yomiuri.co.jp, 09 Nov 2010)

Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the world championships. (kyoto-np.co.jp, 19 Oct 2013)

Awards
In 2008 he was given a Special Merit Award by the city of Kameoka, Japan. (47news.jp, 23 Feb 2009)

General
YOUNGEST
At age 19 he became the youngest winner of the All Japan Karate Championship. He claimed victory at the 37th edition of the tournament. (karatedo.co.jp, 09 Nov 2010)

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