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Chika Sakamoto

Athletics | Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
She previously competed in Para athletics and took up powerlifting as part of her training.
Club / Team
Aozora Hospital: Japan

General interest

Other sports
She competed in athletics [throwing events] at the 2016 Japanese Para Championships. (jsad.or.jp, 05 Jun 2016; challeath.com, 11 Jan 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (joc.or.jp, 17 Jan 2019)
Impairment
She sustained her impairment after falling down some stairs. (JPC, 23 Aug 2021)