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Eigo Deguchi

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Settsu, JPN
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in his first year of primary school.
Why this sport?
His mother suggested the sport to him and he also wanted to learn how to swim.
Club / Team
Mizuno Sports Service : Japan
Name of coach
Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Incheon, KOR

General interest

Hero / Idol
Dutch Para swimmer Marc Evers. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't give up until you touch the wall at the end." (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2014 and 2015 he received the Osaka Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (pref.osaka.lg.jp, 16 Sep 2015, 16 Oct 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB14 Heat 3 2015-07-13 19
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 2015-07-15 16
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 1 2015-07-19 16