2020HEROES

Head for the world stage! NTT Athletes

Akiko HASEGAWA

Beach Volleyball

Image: Photograph of Beach Volleyball player Akiko HASEGAWA during a match.

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ATHLETE

Akiko HASEGAWA and Azusa FUTAMI won second place in the 2020 BEACH VOLLEYBALL RAIZIN CUP

ATHLETE

Akiko HASEGAWA and Azusa FUTAMI won the JBV Shinagawa Open! 2019/05

Training hard to secure a place on Japan’s Olympic team.

I wish to become an athlete who gives all supporters a sense of excitement and energy.
I am pouring all my strength into whatever I can do now to gain everyone’s support. Focusing on the future, I am building up sustainable endurance and training hard every day in order to convey to everyone the joy of achieving goals.

PROFILE

Image: Facial photograph of Akiko HASEGAWA.

Akiko HASEGAWA

Event:
 Beach Volleyball
Date of Birth:
 November 30, 1985
Hometown:
 Koto City, Tokyo
Height:
 175cm
My Favorites:
 Yoga

I took up indoor volleyball at the invitation of a friend when I was in grade 3 of elementary school. After attending Bunkyo Gakuin University Girls Junior & Senior High School and Aoyama Gakuin University, I joined the NEC Red Rockets, contributing significantly to the team winning two consecutive titles in the Volleyball Summer League. In 2015, I switched to beach volleyball, winning several championships both in Japan and overseas. I joined NTT in April 2018.

PURPOSE

Goals for this season

We will create a world-class team with the aim of gaining a ranking of 15th or higher on the World Tour.

RESULTS

Main achievements

  • World Ranking: 46th(third-highest-ranking Japanese player: Currently the ranking is frozen)
  • 2020 2020 BEACH VOLLEYBALL RAIZIN CUP: Runner-up
  • 2019 MYNAVI Japan Beach Volleyball Tour 2019 Miyakonojo : Winner
  • 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball Tour 2019 3-STAR Edmonton : 3rd Place(Bronze Medal)

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  • 2019 JBV Shinagawa Open: Winners
  • 2019 Asian Beach Tour Magong Open : 3rd Place(Bronze Medal)
  • 2019 Selected as athletes designated under the High Performance Program of the JVA/members of Japan’ national beach volleyball team
  • 2018 Asian Games Japanese Team Qualifying Competition: Runner-up
    Asian Games: Participated as a member of the Japanese team and placed 5th Place
  • 2017 31st Beach Volleyball Japan: Winner
  • 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 2017 Agadir: Runner-up
  • 2017 Italian National Tour: Winner
  • 2017 Beach Volleyball Marathon in Italy: Winner

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