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UYAMA Megu
Japan
JPN
Title
Ms
Lastname
UYAMA
Firstname
Megu
Gender
female
Country
Japan
Place of birth
Kanazawa
Year of birth
1996 (26 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Trampoline Gymnastics
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Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Education
Sport Studies - Kanazawa Gakuin University, Kanazawa, JPN
Spoken languages
Japanese
Club
Sports Club Tenforty [Yachiyo, JPN]
Coach
Toshio Harada [club], JPN
International senior debut
2014 for Japan, Asian Championships in Chiba, Japan (sanspo.com, 04 Jun 2014)
Injuries
In December 2020 an injury forced her to withdraw from the 2020 All Japan Championships. (Instagram profile, 04 Nov 2020; nikkei.com, 12 Dec 2020)
Start sporting career
She took up trampolining in grade four of primary school. (sankei.com, 11 Sep 2019)
Reason for taking up the sport
She was initially interested in artistic gymnastics, but was fascinated by trampolining at a tryout event. (sankei.com, 11 Sep 2019)
Milestones
She and her partner Hikaru Mori became the first female gymnasts from Japan to win gold in trampoline at the World Championships, when they claimed victory in synchro at the 2018 edition in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. (SportsDeskOnline, 01 Nov 2019; sankei.com, 11 Sep 2019; inzai-taikyo.jp, 12 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games. (inzai-taikyo.jp, 12 Dec 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Toshio Harada. (chiba-jonetsu-athlete.com, 30 Jun 2019)
Awards
In 2019 she was presented with the Governor of Chiba Prefecture Award in Japan. (chibanippo.co.jp, 24 Jan 2019)

In 2019 she received the Asahi TV Sports Encouragement Award at the 53th Asahi TV Big Sports Awards in Japan. (Asahi TV YouTube channel, 15 Jan 2019)

In 2018 she was given the Ishikawa Prefecture Sports Special Award in Japan. (mainichi.jp, 11 Dec 2018)
Additional information
General
COACHING
After graduating from university in 2018, she began coaching junior athletes at Sports Club Tenforty in Yachiyo, Japan. (Sports Club Tenforty Facebook page, 16 Dec 2020; jiji.com, 29 Jul 2019; inzai-taikyo.jp, 12 Dec 2018)

REPLACEMENT
She was drafted into the Japanese team for the 2018 World Championships in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, as a replacement for Yumi Takagi who withdrew from the national team ahead of the tournament due to a right ankle injury. Although she and her partner Hikaru Mori had only five training sessions together, they won a gold medal. (flyforit.jp, Feb 2019; jiji.com, 12 Nov 2018)

Last update : 2021-01-12

Olympic Games

2021 - Games of the XXXII Olympiad TOKYO (JPN)

Women Individual
Rank Final
5
Score Final
54.655
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
103.585
World Championships

2019 - 34th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships TOKYO (JPN)

Women Individual
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
103.350
Women Team Trampoline
Rank Final
1
Score Final
165.225
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
312.530

2018 - 33rd FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships ST. PETERSBURG (RUS)

Women Individual
Rank Final
8
Score Final
54.340
Rank Semifinal
8
Score Semifinal
54.460
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
102.780
Women Synchro
Rank Final
1
Score Final
48.340
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
88.670

2015 - 31st FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships ODENSE (DEN)

Women Synchro
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
83.500

2014 - 30th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships DAYTONA BEACH (USA)

Women Individual
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Semifinal
15
Score Semifinal
51.155
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
96.230
Women Synchro
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
66.300
World Cup qualifying for OG

2020 - FIG World Cup 2020 BAKU (AZE)

Women Individual
Rank Final
4
Score Final
54.550
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
103.975

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 VALLADOLID (ESP)

Women Individual
Rank Final
8
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
103.610

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 KHABAROVSK (RUS)

Women Individual
Rank Final
5
Score Final
55.170
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
105.040

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 MINSK (BLR)

Women Individual
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
102.070

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 BAKU (AZE)

Women Individual
Rank Final
5
Score Final
54.485
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
103.480
World / Challenge Cup

2018 - FIG TRA & TUM World Cup LOULE (POR)

Women Individual
Rank Final
4
Score Final
54.500
Rank Qualif.
9
Score Qualif.
103.795
Women Synchro
Rank Final
6
Score Final
42.900
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
83.950
Multisport Events / Games

2018 - Asian Games XVIII 2018 JAKARTA (INA)

Women Individual
Rank Final
4
Score Final
52.330
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
99.450
World / Challenge Cup

2018 - FIG TRA World Cup MAEBASHI (JPN)

Women Individual
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
104.515
Women Synchro
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
83.225

2016 - World Cup 2016 Cat. A COIMBRA (POR)

Women Individual
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
95.960
Women Synchro
Rank Final
2
Score Final
45.600
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
82.700

2016 - World Cup 2016 Cat. A SHANGHAI (CHN)

Women Individual
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
93.105
Women Synchro
Rank Final
5
Score Final
43.500
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
79.200

2015 - World Cup 2015 Cat. A MOUILLERON LE CAPTIF (FRA)

Women Individual
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
51
Score Qualif.
45.515
Women Synchro
Rank Final
3
Score Final
46.000
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
85.400

2015 - World Cup 2015 Cat. A VALLADOLID (ESP)

Women Individual
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
97.085
Women Synchro
Rank Final
5
Score Final
41.000
Rank Qualif.
8
Score Qualif.
81.000

2014 - World Cup 2014 Cat A LOULE (POR)

Women Individual
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
96.115
Women Synchro
Rank Final
4
Score Final
43.900
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
65.100