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Akikazu Noda

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T52

Further personal information

Residence
Tottori, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2012.
Club / Team
Tottori Para Athletics Association : Japan

General interest

Hobbies
Driving. (Athlete, 13 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2016 Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 13 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Australian Para athlete Richard Nicholson. (Athlete, 13 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He received a Sport Award for Encouragement at the 2013 Tottori City Sports Association Awards Ceremony in Japan. (city.tottori.lg.jp, Apr 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ts-sawayaka.jp, 03 Apr 2017)
Impairment
In 2009 he sustained a cervical spinal cord injury after a concrete wall collapsed at his workplace. (yomiuri.co.jp, 03 Jan 2016; nhk.or.jp, 06 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T52 Heat 2 2016-09-12 5
Men's 1500 m T52 Final Round 2016-09-15 9999