QUARTER FINALISTS DECIDED AT DAY 2 MALIBU HYUGA PRO AT OGURAGAHAMA BEACH.

Oguragahama, Hyuga, Miyazaki
(Sunday, October 13th, 2013)

2013 ASP JAPAN TOUR EVENT 7"MALIBU HYUGA PRO"commenced yesterday OCT.12th (SAT) and will be held to OCT.14th (MON) at Oguragahama, Hyuga, Miyazaki.

Today for day 2, WQS action commenced with the round of 64 and the event went further into the round of 32 and decided the quarter finalists for tomorrow's final day.

The conditions at Oguragahama Beach this morning were 2 to 3 ft. (1.5 meter) with sunny weather.

In contestable surf on offer this morning, ASP Japan Tour Manager Tosh Omi called the surfers this morning at 7AM at the first call to get straight in action.

With the 64 man format for the event, all surfers including seeded surfers make their first appearance for the event at the same round of 64. No. 1 seeded surfer for the event, ASP Mens World Ranking No. 136, Hiroto Ohara (JPN) makes his appearance at heat 8 and scores a high combined score of 15.65 points to win and Ohara scores another high combined score of 15.75points in the round of 32 and moves to the quarter finals. Yujiro Tsuji (JPN) takes all honors of the day by an excellent score of 9.25points as well as a combined score of 16.50points to take both honors.

First call tomorrow morning is 7AM.

The event boasts \1,500,000- total prize money on offer for the Star Series 1 star event, along with \500,000- for the men's LQS event and \200,000- for the women's LQS event named the" MALIBU HYUGA PRO LONGBOARD"respectively.

Stay tuned for official forecasts by Namidensetsu!!

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UPCOMING 2013 MALIBU HYUGA PRO QUARTER FINALS MATCH-UPS:

Heat # 1: Naomi Kobayashi JPN, Izuki Tanaka JPN, Shun Murakami JPN, Ryota Matsushita JPN
Heat # 2: Kenta Hayashi JPN, Shuji Nishi JPN, Hiroto Ohhara JPN, Kai Hamase JPN
Heat # 3: Kaiki Yamanaka JPN, Dai Wako JPN, Yujiro Tsuji JPN, Jun Shiiba JPN
Heat # 4: Takumi Nakamura JPN, Kaishu Tanaka JPN, Arashi Kato JPN, Nobuyuki Osawa JPN

UPCOMING 2013 MALIBU HYUGA PRO LONGBOARD LQS Men QUARTER FINALS MATCH-UPS:

Heat # 1: Yuji Hata JPN, Anri Nabeshima JPN, Tatsuo Fujii JPN, Yoh Haruzono JPN
Heat # 2: Go Suzuki JPN, Yasuaki Higashikawa JPN, Hiroshi Sato JPN, Adam Lefebvre HAW
Heat # 3: Nobuhiro Ogashira JPN, Takayuki Aihara JPN, Nelson III Ahina HAW, Yoshiki Yonemoto JPN
Heat # 4: Eugene Teal JPN, Yoshishiro Kitamura JPN, Kota Sakuraoka JPN, Shohei Akimoto JPN

UPCOMING 2013 MALIBU HYUGA PRO LONGBOARD LQS Women FINAL MATCH-UP:

Miku Uemura HAW, Hiroka Yoshikawa JPN, Stacia Ahina HAW, Shiho Okazawa JPN

UPCOMING 2013 MALIBU HYUGA PRO Grom FINAL MATCH-UP:

Joh Azuchi JPN, Daiki Matsunaga JPN, Katsuto Takeuchi JPN, Aoto Shimada JPN

「2013 MALIBU HYUGA PRO」will be broadcasted via internet throughout the event:

http://www.aspjapantourlive.com/2013/hyuga/index-gb.php

「2013 MALIBU HYUGA PRO」 is proudly supported by the following sponsors:

・MALIBU
・Akugare(Tominotsuyu Syuzou Co.,Ltd)
・Kiyomoto Tettkou Co., Ltd.
・Fruta Fruta
・Hamada Auto
・Abul Co.
・Sugai
・Oishika-Yo
・Super Vision Co., Ltd.
・HALE
・Legian
・Izumi koumuten Co.
・ASAHI SOFT DRINK Co.,Ltd.
・G-SHOCK
・C4 WATERMAN JAPAN
・Go Pro


■For further info contact ASP Japan Branch:
2-16-2 1F Kugenuma Kaigan Fujisawa Kanagawa 2510037
Tel:0466-30-2888 FAX: 0466-30-2889
Email:office@aspjapantour.com