Naito Ehara

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Naito Ehara is a competitive swimmer who represents Japan internationally. 

International Competition

2016 Olympic Games

In Rio, Ehara swam on Japan’s 4×200 free relay, splitting 1:46.11 on the 2nd leg to aid Japan winning a bronze medal in the event. He also swam the 400 free, where he placed 31st in prelims (3:50.61).

2017 World Championships

In Budapest, Ehara swam the 200 free individually, advancing to semi finals and finishing 15th (1:47.36) overall. He also swam on Japan’s 4×200 free relay, which placed 5th in the final heat.

2018 Pan Pacific Championships

In Tokyo, Ehara swam the 200 and 400 free, placing 6th overall (1:46.90) in the 200 and 5th (3:48.80) in the 400. Hr led off (1:47.20) Japan’s 3rd place 4×200 free relay, helping Japan to the bronze medal.

2018 Asian Games

In Jakarta, Ehara earned his first individual international medal, a silver in the 400 free (3:47.14). He also helped Japan to a gold in the 4×200 free relay (1:47.31), which set a new games record and marked Ehara’s first international gold.

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Gold 800 Freestyle Relay 2018 Asian Games
Silver 400 Free 2018 Asian Games
Bronze 800 Freestyle Relay 2018 Pan Pacific Championships
Bronze 800 Freestyle Relay 2016 Olympic Games

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 200 Free 1:46.90 08/09/18 2018 Pan Pacific Championships
Tokyo, Japan
lcm 400 Free 3:47.14 08/21/18 2018 Asian Games
Jakarta, Indonesia
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