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Athlete Profile - Showgo Kimura

Name: Showgo Kimura

College: Sidney Sussex

Studying: BA Natural Sciences

School: Queen Elizabeth’s, Barnet


When and how did you get into sport?

“When I was 6 years old, I didn’t enjoy Karate so I went along to a Judo session instead, and I haven't looked back since.”


What are your top sporting achievements?

- Silver in Junior Commonwealth Championships

- Gold in Junior British Championships


What is your advice for balancing sport and academia?

“Sometimes it’s hard to stay motivated but you can always be disciplined.”


What has the support from TASS meant to you?

“It has been my first year with TASS in Cambridge and I couldn't have asked for anything better. I get all the support I need, be it S&C, physiotherapy or sport psychology and the staff understand that balancing sport and studies can be difficult, especially here in Cambridge."