Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Engineering - University of Miyazaki: Japan
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009.
Why this sport?
He played baseball at primary school, but gave up the sport because he was finding it difficult to compete while using a wheelchair. After joining middle school he read a book about the Paralympic Games and his teacher suggested he try Para athletics.
Club / Team
University of Miyazaki: Japan
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (asahi.com, 19 May 2017)
He was born with cerebral palsy and Hirschsprung's disease [affecting his large and small intestine]. (asahi.com, 19 May 2017; faavo.jp, 07 Jun 2016)