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New Year Issue (Jan. 2014)


Outstanding performances by Waseda athletes!

Another successful year for athletic teams in 2013

Fencing Men’s Foil Team captured a long sought-after victory at the All-Japan Collegiate Fencing Championships.

Waseda sports teams continue to dominate. In 2013, many student athletes gave outstanding performances. At the finals of the All-Japan Collegiate Tennis Championships held in October, the Waseda University Men’s Tennis Team dominated the competition again to win their 9th consecutive championship. The Women’s Tennis Team triumphed in a difficult finals match to win their 8th consecutive championship, making it the 8th consecutive year that both the men’s and women’s team were champions. In November, bringing together the team’s strength to aim at the same goal, the Waseda University Wrestling Team achieved the long sought-after goal of their first championship at the Prime Minister Cup All-Japan University Wrestling Championships. Also, the Men’s Handball Club won their first intercollegiate championship in 25 years at the All-Japan Collegiate Handball Championships, capturing their first-ever triple crown of victories in the Kanto Collegiate Handball Spring League, Autumn League and collegiate championships. The Fencing Men’s Foil Team won their first championships in 3 years at the All-Japan Collegiate Fencing Championships. The table below summarizes Waseda athletic teams which won national championships (team events). Please keep cheering for our athletes as they compete in the upcoming intercollegiate championships, all-Japan tournaments, Universiade and Sochi Winter Olympics!

Waseda athletic teams/clubs winning national championships in 2013 (as of November 30, 2013)
Team Tournament Result
Tennis Team 67th All-Japan Collegiate Tennis Championships Men’s champion
49th All-Japan Collegiate Tennis Championships Women’s champion
Rowing Club 40th all-Japan Collegiate Rowing Championships Women’s overall champion
Wrestling Team 39th Prime Minister Cup All-Japan University Wrestling Championships Men’s champion
Handball Team Takamatsu-no-Miya Memorial 56th All-Japan Collegiate Handball Championships Men’s champion
Fencing Club 53rd All-Japan Collegiate Fencing Championships Men’s foil champion
Nanshiki Teikyu Club 33rd All-Japan Collegiate Soft Tennis Championships Men’s champion
Women’s champion
67th MEXT Minister’s Cup All-Japan Intercollegiate Soft Tennis Championships Men’s champion
Women’s champion
Softball Team Japan Intercollegiate Softball 2013 Men’s champion