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Host Town Friendship Programme with the Czech Republic

Kochi prefecture is registered as the host town for the Czech Republic. We will host their Pre-Games training camps for “Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020” in 2021 in the prefecture. In order to familiarise people with the Czech Republic, we are holding a commemorative exhibition to gather momentum towards Tokyo 2020 Games and create long-lasting exchange programmes and relationships with the Czech Republic as the …

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Friendship of Young Athletes between Singapore and Kochi

The Singapore Sports School (national school in Singapore) and the Kochi Prefectural Board of Education have concluded the Sports Exchange Agreement in October 2016. Accordingly, two organisations have been visiting each other alternately for training camps and cultural activities since then. In the summer of 2017, 20 student-athletes and 6 coaches who play table tennis or badminton from the Singapore Sports School had come to Kochi …

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Building a Good Relationship with the Czech Republic National Canoe Team

Almost one month training camp for the Czech Republic national canoe team was finally achieved in the Uranouchi bay of Susaki city, Kochi prefecture in the autumn of 2017. Since then, the team has been coming to the same place for camps for three years in a row. As a result, Kochi prefecture has been developing a harmonious relationship with the Czech Republic steadily.   Kochi …

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Two organisations, Queensland and Kochi connected by softball

Kochi Prefecture has hosted a training camp for the Australian softball team “Softball Queensland” in August 2019. Softball Queensland is a select team of the State of Queensland directed by Mr Fabian Barlow, a former head coach of Australia women’s national softball team. A total of 18 people, including 14 junior players selected from the state, has visited Kochi prefecture, which is known as “Softball Prefecture” …

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Kochi Prefecture: Best Environment for Top Athletes from Singapore toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Kochi Prefecture has hosted the first pre-Games training camp of swimming, table tennis, and badminton for Singapore’s top athletes in July 2019, ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games. Some 100 of top athletes and coaches of Team Singapore, including Joseph Schooling, a gold medalist in swimming at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016, had a training camp in a comfortable environment.  Coaches of Team Singapore …

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