Yui Ohashi

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Yui Ohashi is  Japanese swimmer born on October 18, 1995.

2017 World Championships

Ohashi became the first Japanese woman to break the 2:08 mark in the 200M Individual Medley. She finished 0.91 seconds behind gold medalist Katinka Houssza.

2018 Pan Pacific Championships

In her first race of pan pacs, Yui touched for gold as she won the women’s 400 IM in a time of 4:33.77, nearly a second ahead of 2nd place. Yui successfully swept the IM event, as on day 3 she won the 200 IM with a time of 2:08.16, breaking the Pan Pac record set that morning by her fellow Japanese swimmer Miho Teramura, by nearly 2 seconds.

2018 Asian Games

Yui continued her gold streak in the 400 IM in Jakarta, touching first in 4:34.58 to become the Asian champion. She also earned silvers in the 200 IM and 4×200 free relay.

2019 World Championships

After being DQ’ed in the 200 IM, Ohashi came back strong in the 400 IM, earning bronze with a time of 4:32.33.

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Silver 200 I.M. 2017 World Championships
Bronze 400 I.M. 2019 World Championships
Gold 400 I.M. 2018 Asian Games
Silver 200 I.M. 2018 Asian Games
Gold 200 I.M. 2018 Pan Pacific Championships
Gold 400 I.M. 2018 Pan Pacific Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 200 IM 2:07.91 07/26/17 2017 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
lcm 400 IM 4:32.33 07/28/19 2019 World Championships
Gwangju, South Korea
Yui Ohashi 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary (photo: Mike Lewis) Yui Ohashi 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary (photo: Mike Lewis) Yui Ohashi 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary (photo: Mike Lewis)

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