Yuko Matsuzaki

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Yuko Matsuzaki, an inductee (Honour Swimmer) in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in its Class of 2011
Yuko Matsuzaki set a Guinness World Record in Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach, California on 4-5 October 2019
Yuko Matsuzaki finishing her 25 km marathon swim in Turks and Caicos and being congratulated by 3-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines
Yuko Matsuzaki at the United Nations, photo by Skip Storch
Yuko Matsuzaki with Dale Petranech at the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame ceremonies at the United Nations
Yuko Matsuzaki after she completed a 83 km solo swim in Lake Cane, Florida in 33 hours 24 minutes in September 2008
Yuko Matsuzaki after she completed a 83 km solo swim in Lake Cane, Florida in 33 hours 24 minutes
Yuko Matsuzaki volunteers as a Grinch in Orlando, Florida

Yuko Matsuzaki (松崎裕子) is a professional marathon swimmer with swims in several countries around the world. She serves as a Marathon Swimming Mentor.

Open Water Swimming Highlights

Professional Marathon Swimming Career

Matsuzaki's long international marathon swimming career includes a number of professional marathon swims:

Guinness World Record


At Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach, California.

Writing

She wrote a book called Marathon Swimming, My Fun Journey. She writes SWIM Magazine and JOYO newspaper every month.

Education

Matsuzaki graduated from the Tokyo Women's college of Physical Education with a B.A.in Physical Education from the Institute of Sports Science at The University of Tsukuba. She completed a study on fin swimming and presented her research at The Annals of Physiological Anthropology/Tsukuba University, Graduate school of Physical Education. She completed a study on the Methodology of Physical Education entitled Energy efficiency of the Mono-Fin that was presented at the 37th Japanese Society of Physical Education.

First Professional Marathon Swim

Matsuzaki explained her first experience in a professional marathon swim at the Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli, the Italian leg of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix circuit.

Swim Marathon Turks & Caicos

World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women

She was named to the list of World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women by the World Open Water Swimming Association in 2015.

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