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Motoko Honma

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Ocean Navi team with Hiroko Kasahara, Noriko Kimura, Kumiko Koizumi, Maki Sakamoto, Daisuke Tanaka, Mayumi Doi, Rei Yamazaki, Motoko Honma, and Masayuki Moriya after completing a 13 hour 40 minute 40 km crossing of the Sado Channel on 7 June 2016

Motoko Honma (本間素子) is a Japanese open water swimmer and a member of Team Umiou (海王うみおう》.

Team Umiou[edit]

Team Umiou is a relay team of Japanese open water swimmers who completed a 12 hours 45 minute crossing of the Tsugaru Channel from Hokkaido to Honshu in Japan in the summer 2013. They started at 4:07 am on 30 July and finished at 4:52 pm swimming in 21-24ºF (69.8-75.2ºC) and escorted by Captain Mizushima. Its members included 櫻井智和 Tomokazu Sakurai, 有久暢 Nobu Arihirsa, 礒崎祐子 Yuko Isozaki, 鎌田慎平 Shinpei Kamata, 川崎富士子 Fujiko Kawasaki, and 本間素子 Motoko Honma.

Sado Channel Relay[edit]

Honma was a member of the Ocean Navi relay team that took 16 hours 18 minutes to swim across the 43 km Sado Channel course. The Ocean Navi team included Masayuki Moriya, Motoko Honma, Hidehiko Kato, Kaori Fukusima, Noriko Kawasaki, Ayako Kawasaki, Yoshimitsu Kitazawa, Noriko Kimura, Jun Kuwabara, Kumiko Koizumi, Maki Sakamoto, Akira Shima, Etsuko Shima, Akiko Niide, Isami Mitsuhashi, Kyoko Morikawa, and Eriko Yoshino.

Ocean Navi Relay[edit]

Hiroko Kasahara, Noriko Kimura, Kumiko Koizumi, Maki Sakamoto, Daisuke Tanaka, Mayumi Doi, Rei Yamazaki, Motoko Honma, and Masayuki Moriya completed a 13 hour 40 minute 40 km crossing of the Sado Channel on 7 June 2016.

Tsugaru Channel Crossing[edit]

Honma completed a solo wetsuit crossing of the Tsugaru Channel on 22 July 2016 in 13 hours 26 minutes 44 seconds.

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