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Chiaki Takada

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Shigekazu Omori [JPN]

Further personal information

Family
Husband Yuji, son Satoki
Residence
Tokyo, JPN
Occupation
Athlete, Office Worker
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 20 in Tokyo, Japan.
Why this sport?
She was a fast runner at school, and progressed to national tournaments.
Club / Team
Hoken No Madoguchi Group: Tokyo, JPN
Name of coach
Shigekazu Omori [personal], JPN, from 2007

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
World Games
Location
Antalya, TUR

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Injuries
She sustained an injury to her ankle during training at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (hoshinodreams.com, 26 Oct 2015)
Famous relatives
Her husband Yuji Takada has competed in Para athletics at international level. He won a bronze medal in the 4x400m relay at the 2012 World Deaf Championships in Toronto, ON, Canada. (yuji-takada.com, 24 Mar 2021; nhk.or.jp, 01 Jun 2015; atletikavlasim.cz, 21 Jul 2012)
Ambitions
To win gold with a long jump of more than five metres at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (city.ota.tokyo.jp, 01 Mar 2021; tokyo2020.org, 27 Aug 2020)
Impairment
Her visual impairment is the result of a congenital progressive illness and macular degeneration. She lost her vision completely at age 18. (nhk.or.jp, 28 Feb 2019; asahi.com, 20 Feb 2016 )
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has served as a visiting professor in the children studies faculty at Seitoku University in Japan since 2019. (Twitter profile, 24 Mar 2021; seitoku-u.ac.jp, 23 Dec 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2013-07-21 6
Women's 100 m T11 Semifinal 3 2013-07-22 9
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2015-10-27 10
Women's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2015-10-29 10
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 3 2016-09-08 4
Women's Long Jump T11 Final Round 2016-09-16 8
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2017-07-18 5
Women's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2017-07-20 2