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Koko Urata back in Juneau, talks school and swimming

...Back in her Juneau-Douglas days, Koko Urata was a part of the Crimson Bear swim a sophomore at Stanford University. Urata, a member of the Cardinal synchronized...national team. Several girls, including Urata, were thrown into the mix, and the group...
Koko Urata qualifies for third phase

...Juneau-Douglas High School sophomore Koko Urata crept one step closer from becoming a member...National Junior Synchronized Swimming team. Urata, 15, finished in 17th place out of 55...Trials on Saturday in Walnut Creek, Calif. Urata's teammate on the Juneau Aurora Knights...
Urata training like an Olympian

...National Synchronized Swimming Team, Kimiko Urata helped her squad place third at the 2007...Hawaii. In the individual competition, Urata's 12th-place finish was tops amongst...swimmers who wanted to be where I was," Urata said. "So there was a lot of pressure...
U.S. Junior National team selects Urata to represent country

...Juneau-Douglas High School junior Kimiko Urata will do something very few athletes at...Sound off on the important issues at Urata, 17, was named to the United States Junior...Clara, Calif. "I was really excited," Urata said. "I've been trying to do it for...
Koko Urata takes 17th in Phase III swim competition

Koko Urata's dream of making the U.S. Junior came to a halt in Portland, Ore. Urata finished 17th out of 25 junior competitors...II competition back on Oct. 29. While Urata was judged on specific movements and figures...
Urata, Felix qualify for synchronized swimming nationals

Juneau synchronized swimmers Koko Urata and Sarah Felix qualified for the 2003...earlier this month in Portland, Ore. Urata and Felix, who compete with the Juneau...Gainesville, Fla., from June 30 to July 4. Urata and Felix also will be competing in the...
Juneau's Urata and Felix place second at West region meet of 16-year-olds Kimiko "Koko" Urata and Sarah Felix captured second-place...a routine to music. With the finish, Urata and Felix qualified for the Junior Synchronized...and narrowly missed out on first place. Urata and Felix finished with a combined score...
Felix, Urata tops in division at regionals

...Dzantik'i Heeni eighth-grader Koko Urata, who posted a score of 70.588 for fourth...individual figures competition. Felix and Urata also finished 1-2 both in their age group...the top score with 96.670 points and Urata took second place with 91.670 to win...
Felix, Urata head to nat'l synchro tryout

...swimmers Sarah Felix and Kimiko "Koko" Urata won't be able to compete in this weekend's...Diving Championships. Instead, Felix and Urata will be in Santa Clara, Calif., this...swimmers in the nation. Both Felix and Urata are 14 now, but both will turn 15 before...
Sandor, Urata honored by Juneau Chamber

...honored Saturday was family practice physician Dr. Bob Urata. Urata was recognized as Juneau's "Citizen of the Year...said Bob Martin, the chamber member who presented Urata with the honor. "He's a doctor, a caring and compassionate...


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