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  • Cycling Athlete Yumi Kajihara Won Gold at the Tissot UCI Track World Cup

    12 18, 2017

    A second-year student Ms. Yumi Kajihara of the School of Health and Physical Education made a courtesy visit to President Kyosuke Nagata, Vice President for Student Affairs Shin-ichi Tamagawa, and Vice President for Education Satoshi Shimizu on December 18, to report the result of the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Cup tournament.

    After winning the championships in four categories at the Zen Nihon Senshuken Jidosha Kyogi Taikai in May, Ms. Kajihara won a bronze medal in the women's team pursuit at the second round of the Tissot UCI Track World Cup held in November.
    She then became the first Japanese who won a gold in the women’s omnium at the third round of the Tissot UCI Track World Cup held in December. She also won gold in the women's omnium at the fourth round of the Tissot UCI Track World Cup.

    At the end of the meeting, President Nagata and the vice presidents praised her for her performance and expressed their hope that she will win a gold medal at the Olympics.

    During the courtesy visit


    2017 UCI Track Cycling World Cup


    Ms. Kajihara at the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Cup


    Ms. Kajihara’s Achievements in 2017
    National Championships

    May 13-14, 2017, Zen Nihon Senshuken Jitensha Kyogi Taikai: track cycling
    (Women Elite)
    Point race: 1st place
    Individual pursuit: 1st place
    Madison: 1st place
    Team pursuit: 1st place


    June 23, 2017, Zen Nihon Senshuken Jitensha Kyogi Taikai: road cycling
    (Women Elite)
    Individual time trial: 2nd place


    July 1-2, 2017, The 58th Zen Nihon Gakusei Senshuken Track Jitensha Kyogi Taikai
    Women point race: 1st place
    Women 3km individual pursuit: 1st place


    August 31 – September 3, 2017, The 73rd Zen Nihon Daigaku Taiko Senshuken Jitensha Kyogi Taikai
    Women point race: 1st place
    Women 3km individual pursuit: 1st place
    Women road race: 1st place


    World Championships

    November 10-12, 2017, 2nd round of the Tissot UCI Track World Cup (UK)
    Women 4km team pursuit: 3rd place


    December 1-3, 2017, 3rd round of the Tissot UCI Track World Cup (Canada)
    Women's omnium: 1st place


    December 9-10, 2017, 4th round of the Tissot UCI Track World Cup (Chile)
    Women's omnium: 1st place


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