[4th Japan Parkour Championship] Hikari Izumi wins her third consecutive victory in the speed category! Otonei Nagai achieved his fourth consecutive victory in the freestyle category!
[Image 1: https://prtimes.jp/i/23172/272/resize/d23172-272-07d33887ffa548dcc6d8-0.jpg&s3=23172-272-cbcf5243b3859eeb7914caf7c1ad90c4-1920×1280.jpg] Parkour athlete Hikari Izumi (TOKIO Inkarami) won the speed category at the 4th Japan Parkour Championship held in Ube City, Prefecture from September 23rd (Sat) to 24th (Sun). Additionally, Otonobu Nagai (TOKIO Inkarami) won the freestyle category. With this, Hikari Izumi achieved her third consecutive victory in the speed division, and Otonari Nagai achieved her fourth consecutive victory in the freestyle division. Both players will participate in the “PARKOUR PREMIER CUP 2023 IN GIFU”, which will be held at the “Gifu Action Sports Festival 2023” (Minna no Mori, Gifu Media Cosmos, Minna no Hiroba Kaokao, etc.) from September 30th (Saturday) to October 1st (Sunday). We are looking forward to seeing him play an active role in “CITY”. The tournament will also be broadcast live on the ANNnews channel.
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Hikari Izumi comment
I have been competing overseas for the past two months, and although the conditions were not perfect, I was relieved that I was able to secure my third consecutive victory in the speed category at the Japan Championship. This tournament was held in Ube City, Prefecture, and many people came to support us, and many people, including those who didn’t know about parkour or had never seen it live, were able to experience the appeal of parkour. I hope you got it. Thank you to everyone who watched, everyone who supported us, and everyone who always supports us. I will continue to do my best, so please support me! -Hikari Izumi Profile-
[Image 2: https://prtimes.jp/i/23172/272/resize/d23172-272-bfa09a5b82e4da3a76e3-1.jpg&s3=23172-272-741e96b2dac87f8e97d56db4a9744d36-1800×2700.jpg] An athlete who boasts the highest recognition and ability as Japan’s No. 1 female parkour parkour athlete. Parkour is a candidate for additional gymnastics at the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. 1st place in the parkour world ranking in the 2019 World Cup. In addition to TV programs and commercials, he is expanding his range of activities by taking advantage of his physical abilities and appearing on stage. He started parkour in high school, and after studying abroad at a junior college in Los Angeles, he returned to Japan in the spring of 2018. Currently based in Nagoya, in addition to appearing in the media, he holds workshops and communicates through his own SNS. He continues to be active all over the world, participating in international competitions held around the world and winning gold medals.
Otonei Nagai Comment
This tournament was a very tough tournament for me emotionally, as the injuries to both of my ankles had not yet healed. I am very relieved that I was able to win the championship and become my 4th consecutive champion! I was able to accomplish this because of all the sponsors and everyone who always supports me! thank you. I will keep trying my best! 《Nagaine Profile》
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In 2019, at just 13 years old, she won the 1st Japan Parkour Championship Women’s Freestyle held on Awaji Island. Shining as the first queen. She won back-to-back titles in 2021 and 2022, making her the overall ace in the freestyle category in the women’s parkour world. He has participated in numerous competitions both domestically and internationally, winning medals with his outstanding performance. An absolute ace in parkour, which is expected to become an official sport at the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.
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