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UYAMA Satoru
NOC Japan   
GenderMen
Born 10 Dec 1991 in Takamatsu, JPN
Height1.89 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Kita, JPN
Occupation Athlete, Office Worker
Languages Japanese
Higher education Business Studies - Doshisha University: Kyoto, JPN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in year seven at middle school.
Why this sport? He was influenced by his older brother. Being tall, he also found his height gave him an advantage in the sport.
Club / Team Mitsubishi Electric: Japan
Name of coach Oleksandr Gorbachuk [national], UKR
Handedness Right
General Interest
Nicknames Uchan (fencingfan.net, 17 Nov 2015)
Hobbies Darts, playing the drums. (Instagram profile, 30 Mar 2019; fencingfan.net, 17 Nov 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement Finishing second in individual epee at the 2015 World Cup event in Tallin, Estonia. (mitsubishielectric.co.jp, Oct 2017)
Awards and honours In 2018 he received the Kyoto Sports Grand Award in Japan. (city.kyoto.lg.jp, 19 Dec 2018)

In 2017 he received the Kagawa Prefecture Sports Glory Award in Japan. (pref.kagawa.lg.jp, 06 Feb 2018)

He was given the 2013 Kyoto Sports Award in Japan. (kyoto.lg.jp, 05 Apr 2015)
Ambitions To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sankei.com, 31 Aug 2018)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
World Championships
2017 7 Individual Epee Leipzig, Germany
Asian Championships
2019 2 Individual Epee Tokyo, Japan
2019 3 Team Epee Tokyo, Japan
2018 5 Team Epee Bangkok, Thailand
2018 7 Individual Epee Bangkok, Thailand
2017 3 Team Epee Hong Kong, China
2015 3 Team Epee Singapore, Singapore