Naoya Tomita

Naoya Tomita (冨田 尚弥, Tomita Naoya, born April 22, 1989) is a Japanese breaststroke swimmer.[1] In 2010, he won the 200 m event at the World Championships (short course) and at the Asian Games. At the 2014 Asian Games he was caught on surveillance cameras while stealing a video camera belonging to the Yonhap News Agency. He admitted to the fact and paid a fine of 1 million won (ca. US$1000). On October 7, 2014, he was banned for 18 months from competitions by Japan Swimming Federation and fired by his employer, sports apparel manufacturer Descente Ltd.[2]

冨田 尚弥
Personal information
Born (1989-04-22) April 22, 1989
Tōkai, Aichi, Japan
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)


  1. "Naoya Tomita". eurosport. Retrieved June 9, 2012.
  2. Tomita receives 1½-year ban from Japan Swimming Federation. Japan Times. October 7, 2014

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