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AKIYO NOGUCHI

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Dec 26, 2021
Sport climbing stars Akiyo Noguchi and Tomoa Narasaki announce marriage
Sport climbers Akiyo Noguchi and Tomoa Narasaki have tied the knot, the pair announced in respective Instagram posts Saturday.
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Aug 7, 2021
Japan takes silver and bronze in women's sport climbing behind Slovenia’s Janja Ganbret
Slovenia's Janja Ganbret took the women's title in the sport climbing competition, edging out Japanese hopefuls Miho Nonaka, who took silver, and Akiyo Noguchi, who won bronze.
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Aug 6, 2021
What to watch on Day 14 of the Tokyo Olympics
On Friday, Japan's women's basketball team looks to book a spot in the gold medal game while action at National Stadium continues with the men's and women's 4x100-meter relays.
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Aug 4, 2021
Japan's Miho Nonaka and Akiyo Noguchi qualify for sport climbing finals
The Olympic sport climbing competition, debuting in Tokyo, is divided into three disciplines: speed climbing, bouldering and lead climbing, with climbers scored across all three.
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Jul 24, 2021
Who to watch in three sports making their Olympic debut
A primer on the faces to keep an eye out for in skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing.
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Mar 13, 2021
Climbing gyms and athletes look to regain footing after Tokyo 2020 delay
The pandemic has put the aspirations of Japanese competition climbers on hold, and affected the operations of climbing gyms they rely on for training.
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Mar 25, 2020
Japanese athletes react to Olympic postponement
Some of Japan’s top athletes have expressed mixed feelings following Tuesday’s announcement that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the International Olympic Committee had agreed to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics for “about a year” amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Aug 20, 2019
Sport climbers Janja Garnbret, Akiyo Noguchi achieve dream by qualifying for 2020 Olympics
Olympic favorite Janja Garnbret defended her world title, while Akiyo Noguchi secured a spot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a runner-up finish in the women's combined event at the IFSC World Championships at Esforta Arena Hachioji on Tuesday.
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Aug 10, 2019
Top climbers seeking to use world championships in Hachioji as springboard to 2020 Games
Japanese climbers are fired up to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics during the IFSC Climbing World Championships, which kicks off on home soil on Sunday.
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Sep 15, 2018
Sport climbers Akiyo Noguchi, Miho Nonaka place second, fifth at world championships
Asian Games gold medalist Akiyo Noguchi finished second Friday in the women's bouldering final at the IFSC Climbing World Championships.
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Aug 27, 2018
Japan has six-gold day at Asian Games
Individual and team sweeps in equestrian eventing and men's golf gave Japan six gold medals at the Asian Games on Sunday, helped along by a late win for defending champion Keisuke Ushiro in the men's decathlon.
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Aug 25, 2018
Japan sport climbers in hunt for men's, women's titles
Tomoa Narasaki topped the qualifications of sport climbing combined at the Asian Games for the second straight day on Saturday, as all Japanese climbers qualified for the following day's final.
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Aug 24, 2018
Tomoa Narasaki tops field on second day of sport climbing
Tomoa Narasaki pulled off a nearly flawless showing Friday in bouldering qualification for sport climbing's men's combined event at the Asian Games.
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Aug 19, 2018
Nonaka claims first overall title
Miho Nonaka beat fellow Japanese climber Akiyo Noguchi to earn her first season title in women's bouldering after finishing runner-up in the final event of ISFC Bouldering World Cup season on Saturday.
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Jul 5, 2018
Going up not only challenge for competitors in climbing
After capturing the women's title at the inaugural Combined Japan Cup on June 24, Akiyo Noguchi insisted she needed to sleep a lot to restore her energy following a grueling qualification round the previous day.
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Jun 24, 2018
Akiyo Noguchi and Tomoa Narasaki win titles at inaugural sport climbing Combined Japan Cup
Climbing stars Akiyo Noguchi and Tomoa Narasaki captured the women's and men's titles at the inaugural Combined Japan Cup at Iwate Prefectural Sports Park on Sunday.
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Jun 10, 2018
Rei Sugimoto wins World Cup event for first bouldering title in five years
Rei Sugimoto won his first title in five years at the IFSC World Cup bouldering competition on Saturday, as four of the top six places went to Japanese climbers in the men's event held in Vail, Colorado.
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Jun 3, 2018
Akiyo Noguchi wins third straight bouldering World Cup event
Two years before sport climbing makes its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, Akiyo Noguchi won the women's championship in the fifth event of the bouldering World Cup season on Sunday.
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Feb 5, 2018
Sport climbing gaining hold ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics
The Olympics have the power to turn obscure sports into much bigger attractions once they've been included on the program for the global sports extravaganza.

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