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Outstanding Young Swimmer Miyo Narita Joins Team Seiko

March 13, 2024
Seiko Group Corporation

Seiko Group Corporation (Representative Chairman and Group CEO, Group CCO, Shinji Hattori; Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; hereinafter referred to as "Seiko") is pleased to announce the signing of a support contract with the swimmer Miyo Narita. She will now join our Team Seiko (※).

In 2022, as a third-year middle-school student, Miyo Narita set a junior world record in the 400m individual medley at the Japan selection trials for international competition. Then, in April 2023, she secured victories in both the 200m and 400m individual medley at the Japan Championships. In September of the same year, she achieved an impressive third place in the 400m individual medley at the Asian Games. As a promising young athlete, she is expected to be a leader of Japan’s competitive swimming teams and leave her mark on the global stage.

With the addition of Ms. Narita, Team Seiko now consists of the following nine members:
【Track and Field】
Ryota Yamagata, Dedé Bruno, Ken Toyoda, Chisato Fukushima
Seito Sakai, Yui Ohashi, Shotaro Sato, Miyo Narita
Ginga Toamtsu

  • (※) Team Seiko is a group of outstanding athletes who embody the Seiko Group purpose of “Creating a future filled with smiles” by inspiring people through sports.

Comments from Ms. Narita

I am very familiar with Seiko's speed timers, seeing them every time I swim. It's a company that holds a special place for me. I am thrilled to announce that I am joining Team Seiko. It fills me with joy and gratitude. I will do my best to perform to the best of my abilities and to achieve my goals in front of so many fans. Thank you!


Born: December 18, 2006, in Tokyo. Currently 17 years old.
Education: April 2022, enrolled at Shukutoku Sugamo High School (Tokyo).
Affiliations: Kanamachi Swimming Club.

Notable Achievements

2022: Japan Representative Selection Trials for International Competitions
2nd place in 400m Individual Medley (Set a new world junior record)
2023: The 99th Japan Swimming Championships 
1st place in 200m and 400m Individual Medley
Asian Games
3rd place in 400m Individual Medley
1st place in 200m and 400m Individual Medley

<Personal Records>

200m Individual Medley: 2:10.11
400m Individual Medley: 4:36.71

<Upcoming Competition Schedule>

March 17th to 24th: International Representative Selection Competition @ Tokyo Aquatics Center

Team Seiko Website

Narita’s personal Website

Interview with Narita(Seiko HEART BEAT Magazine)

Press Contact:

Seiko Group Corporation
Public Relations Department

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