Kenki Fukuoka, who made a big contribution to Japan's breakthrough at the Rugby World Cup, revealed on his Twitter account that he passed the medical school at Juntendo University.
Fukuoka will retire from active duty only this season and will go on to become a doctor in earnest.
Rugby top league, Panasonic Fukuoka player contributed greatly to Japan's best 8 advancement, such as giving four tries in the adult Rugby World Cup with his fast-paced wing.
He announced that he would retire only this season to become a doctor, and on the afternoon of the 20th, he revealed on his Twitter account that he had passed the medical school at Juntendo University.
He added, "I think it was achieved with the help of many people. I will not forget this gratitude and will continue to take on new challenges."
While playing an active role as a rugby player, Fukuoka went to a prep school specializing in medical school about three times a week and took classes for six hours a day, and continued studying for entrance exams.
On the 20th, Fukuoka started as a wing in the opening game with Ricoh, decided one try, and contributed to the victory of the team.