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Akari Fujiwara

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Kobe, JPN
Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Law - Kobe Gakuin University: Japan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2009.
Club / Team
Kobe Rakueikai: Japan
Name of coach
Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Japan
Location
Edmonton, AB, CAN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Korea. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She was presented with the Hyogo Prefecture Sports Excellent Athlete Award in 2014. (hyogo-c.ed.jp, 13 Feb 2015)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy. (city.kobe.lg.jp, 27 Sep 2013; Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2015-07-16 14
Women's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2015-07-19 15