Kazuyasu Minobe facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKazuyasu Minobe
|Nickname(s)||Kazu (カズcode: ja is deprecated )|
|Born||15 July 1987
Echizen, Fukui Prefecture, Japan
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lb)|
|National coach||Oleksandr Horbachuk|
|Head coach||Hiroshi Hashimoto|
|FIE ranking||current ranking|
Minobe's first sport was volleyball. He took up fencing in high school, on his father's advice. He made his international debut in 2008 and joined the Japanese national team, with whom he won a bronze medal at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou and a silver medal at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon.
Minobe competed in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games and finished 6th place in the individual men's épée event.
Minobe has won two FIE Men's Épée Grand Prix titles in addition to one silver medal.
Minobe has won three FIE Men's Épée World Cup titles.
Minobe won the gold medal in Men's team épée in 2021 at the Tokyo Olympics.
|2021||Tokyo, Japan||Team Men's Épée||1st|
|2014||Suwon City, South Korea||Team Men's Épée||3rd|
|2015||Singapore||Individual Men's Épée||3rd|
|2015||Singapore||Team Men's Épée||3rd|
|2016||Wuxi, China||Individual Men's Épée||3rd|
|2016||Wuxi, China||Team Men's Épée||1st|
|2017||Hong Kong, China||Team Men's Épée||3rd|
|2019||Tokyo, Japan||Team Men's Épée||3rd|
|03/24/2017||Budapest, Hungary||Individual Men's Épée||2nd|
|03/08/2019||Budapest, Hungary||Individual Men's Épée||1st|
|05/03/2019||Bogotá, Colombia||Individual Men's Épée||1st|
|11/13/2015||Tallinn, Estonia||Individual Men's Épée||1st|
|01/25/2018||Heidenheim, Germany||Individual Men's Épée||1st|
|11/23/2018||Bern, Switzerland||Individual Men's Épée||1st|
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