(Swimming Club) Swimming Club wins its fourth consecutive Intercollege Championship at the 94th Intercollege Swimming Championship

Oct. 02, 2018

The Athletic Association Swimming Club is all smiles after its 4th consecutive Intercollege Championship victory. (Photo:Meisupo) The Athletic Association Swimming Club is all smiles after its 4th consecutive Intercollege Championship victory. (Photo:Meisupo)

The Meiji University Athletic Association Swimming Club competed in the 94th Intercollege Swimming Championship held September 7-9 at Yokohama International Swimming Pool in Kanagawa, winning the Intercollege Championship for the fourth consecutive year, making it the sixth victory for the Men overall.

In the event, points are awarded according to place order, with overall school rankings being determined based on each team’s total score. Although Meiji finished the second day in 2nd place, Katsuhiro Matsumoto (a fourth-year student in the School of Political Science and Economics) and Juran Mizohata (a second-year student in the School of Political Science and Economics) dominated the rankings in the Men’s freestyle held on the last day of the event, securing 1st and 2nd place finishes respectively.

In the last event, Men’s 4x200 freestyle relay, the team of Fuyu Yoshida (a third-year student in the School of Political Science and Economics), Ko Uchida (a fourth-year student in the School of Law), Juran Mizohata, and Katsuhiro Matsumoto demonstrated their abilities by scoring an overwhelming victory to come from behind to win the championship.

With this victory, the Men have won their fourth consecutive championship since 2015.

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