Waka Kobori

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Waka Kobori is a competitive swimmer who represents Japan internationally. 

International Competition

2018 Pan Pacific Championships

In her home country, Kobori swam all 3 distance freestyle events, finishing 6th in the 400 (4:09.04), 9th in the 800 (8:31.89), and 8th in the 1500 (16:14.22).

2018 Asian Games

In Jakarta, Kobori won her first international medals, collecting double bronze in the 800 (8:30.65) and 1500 (16:18.31). She also earned silver by swimming on the prelims of the 2nd place 4×200 free relay.

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Silver 800 Freestyle Relay 2018 Asian Games
Bronze 800 Free 2018 Asian Games
Bronze 1500 Free 2018 Asian Games

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 800 Free 8:30.65 08/23/18 2018 Asian Games
Jakarta, Indonesia
lcm 1500 Free 16:14.22 08/12/18 2018 Pan Pacific Championships
Tokyo, Japan