Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics at age 18 in 2013 in Saitama, Japan.
Why this sport?
She was introduced to the sport at Saitama Prefectural Ageo Special Needs School in Japan. She began to pursue it more seriously after winning a marathon in year 12, but later switched to shorter track events so she could compete in more disciplines.
Club / Team
Saitama Athletics Club: Japan
Name of coach
Yuki Kobayashi, JPN, from 2014
Reading, watching television. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Japanese Para athlete Atsushi Yamamoto, Polish Para athlete Barbara Bieganowska-Zajac. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Stay motivated." (Athlete, 14 Jul 2017)
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (nhk.or.jp, 09 Mar 2021)
|Women's 400 m T20||Heat 2||2017-07-17||9|
|Women's 800 m T20||Final 1||2017-07-23||2|