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Akito Watabe

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Seasons  2005–
Role  Nordic combined skier
Siblings  Yoshito Watabe
Name  Akito Watabe
Total podiums  29
Indiv. podiums  29
Weight  60 kg
Individual wins  7
Height  1.73 m

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Born  May 26, 1988 (age 27) Hakuba, Japan (1988-05-26)
Ski club  Kitano Construction Corp.Ski Club
Olympic medals  Nordic combined at the 2014 Winter Olympics - Men's Individual (NH/10km)
People also search for  Yoshito Watabe, Eric Frenzel, Magnus Krog

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Akito Watabe (渡部 暁斗, Watabe Akito, born May 26, 1988) is a Japanese nordic combined skier who has been competing since 2005. He won a gold medal in the 4 × 5 km team event at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 in Liberec and earned his best individual finish of 31st in the 7.5 km sprint at Sapporo in 2007.

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Akito Watabe Akito Watabe Japanese national champion FISSKI

Competing in two Winter Olympics, Watabe earned his best finish of sixth in the 4 x 5 team event at Vancouver in 2010 and had his best individual finish of ninth in the 10 km individual large hill event at those same games.

Akito Watabe Athlete of the Week Akito Watabe JPN FISSKI

His best World Cup finish was third at a 10 km individual large hill event in Finland in March 2010, until the 2011/2012 season when he started to win World Cup competitions.

Akito Watabe Watabe nabs silver in Nordic combined normal hill event

During the Winter 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Akito Watabe took home the Silver Medal in the Nordic Combined Individual Gundersen NH / 10 km, Cross-Country event.

Akito Watabe Akito Watabe Brings Home First Olympic Medal in 20 Years

Akito watabe on his sgp win in oberwiesenthal



Akito Watabe Watabe nabs silver in Nordic combined normal hill event

References

Akito Watabe Wikipedia


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