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On November 16th, four athletes from Ishikawa who have won medals at the Trampoline World Championships held in Bulgaria visited Governor Tanimoto at the prefectural office to express their enthusiasm in the upcoming Olympic Games. Visiting members were Ayano Kishi (Kanazawa...
In order to promote our prefecture to International Sports Federations we have created a pamphlet that showcase our facilites, accessibility from Tokyo, rich food culture, uniqueness of our prefecture, and so forth. Originally only available in English and Japanese; the pamphl...
On April 2017, Ishikawa Prefecure established the "Prefectural Sports and Cultural Affairs" department. In light of the recent changes surrounding the sports community the promotion of Olympic and Paralympic pre-game training camps will be headed by the new department.
The 53rd All Japan Trampoline Competition Championship was held in Maebashi City from November 11th (Friday) to the 13th (Sunday). The men`s team from Seiryo Club, and the women`s team Kanazawa Gakuin University Club, both won 1st place. In Japan, Ishikawa Prefecture is known...
On November 3rd, a long-distance relay race was held in the Ishikawa Track and Field Stadium, in which about 1,200 Ishikawa elementary school students participated. Daisuke Nakata, who represented Japan Men's Trampoline at the Sydney Olympics, and Mai Nakagawa, who represented...
Advertising Ishikawa prefecture as a location for pre-games training camps at an International Gymnastics Federation assembly
On October 18th, 4 cities--Kanazawa, Komatsu, Wajima and Hakusan, which are the candidate locations for the Trampoline training camp--and Ishikawa Prefecture ran a booth at the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) General Assembly held at the Hilton Tokyo Odaiba Hotel to...
On October 10th, a talk show hosted by top athletes was held at Kanazawa Gakuin University in Ishikawa, which has produced many Olympians and is a top-level university for Weight Lifting and Trampoline in Japan. Miyoji Kikuta, Head Coach of Men’s Weight Lifting at the Athens O...
Rana Nakano, who participated in Women’s Trampoline at Olympic Games Rio 2016, made a courtesy call on Ishikawa Governer Masanori Tanimoto on September 13.
Ishikawa Prefecture Sports Special Award was presented to Yuki Kobori, the bronze medalist in Men's 4x200m freestyle relay division in Swimming at Olympic Games Rio 2016, by Ishikawa Governor Masanori Tanimoto on September 12.
Ishikawa Prefecture Sports Special Award was presented to Kaori Matsumoto, the bronze medalist in Women's 57 kg division in Judo at Olympic Games Rio 2016, by Ishikawa Governor Masanori Tanimoto on September 6.