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An ICU student has been chosen as a member of the Japan national team for the WFDF 2018 World Junior Ultimate Championships

Update: May 25, 2018

Ms. Amane Asai, a 2nd year student who belongs to ICU's Flying Disc Club, ICU WINDS, was chosen as a member of the Japan national team for the WFDF 2018 World Junior (under 20) Ultimate Championships that will be held in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, in August 2018.

The Championships take place biennially. For this year, players eligible to be selected as a meber of the national team are those who were born in 1999 or later.

Comment by Ms. Asai

Currently, I'm practicing hard to prepare for the World Championships, as they are only three months away. By participating in the practice as a member of the U20 national team, I everyday learn new things I can't learn from the practice in WINDS. It is a tough task to create a "Japan national team" with players coming from all over Japan, but a lot of new revelations coming to me in the process make me feel very fulfilled. I intend to play my part fully in the national team while utilizing the intellectual playing style unique to ICU WINDS. We will do our best in the World Championships so that we can play in our own way.

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