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Amisa Kitano

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Nara, JPN
Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age four and took up swimming competitively at age 13.
Why this sport?
She was influenced by her older sister.
Club / Team
Renaissance Tomigaoki: Japan
Name of coach
Yumiko Taniguchi [national], JPN
Training Regime
She trains six days a week. Her training sessions include swimming and running, and last for about three hours per day.

General interest

Hobbies
Collecting Winnie-the-Pooh products. (Athlete, 11 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver and bronze medal at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships in Cairns, QLD, Australia. (Athlete, 11 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee. (Athlete, 11 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she received a President's Award from the Nara Amateur Sports Association in Japan. (nara-sports.or.jp, 2016)