During the tournament he wore #49 and he was one of four SASUKE Trials qualifiers to clear the First Stage that day, doing so with 11.9 seconds left. In the Second Stage, all of the SASUKE Trials qualifiers would up going out on the Salmon Ladder. For Nakamura, he showed great speed on the obstacle, but when transitioning from the sixth to seventh level, he used his feet to hold himself on the obstacle, thus getting disqualified.
|23||49||Failed Salmon Ladder (Second Stage)||Disqualified, Digest. See Nakamura Satoshi's Disqualification|