Uminchu Club

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Teruko Onuki, channel swimmer and founder of the Uminchu Club from Tokyo, Japan

The Uminchu Club is an open water swimming club headquartered in Tokyo, Japan that was founded by Teruko Onuki. Uminchu Club provides a plethora of information via monthly newsletters as well as host open water swimming clinics, holiday swimming tours, and camps via virtual and in-person training programs throughout Japan and from Western Australia to Vietnam.

Teruko Onuki

Teruko Onuki (大貫映子) is a well-known Japanese open water swimmer, coach, author and television commentator who finished the 36 km Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli in Italy in 8 hours 47 minutes, and completed two crossings of the English Channel from England to France in 1982 and 1983. She is a FINA open water swimming official and delegate and serves on the Japan Swimming Federation open water swimming committee.

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