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Eiji Misawa

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 1996 in Okaya, Japan.
Why this sport?
He wanted to compete at the 1998 Paralympic Winter Games in Nagano.
Club / Team
Hokkaido Bears: Japan
Name of coach
Kenji Nobuta [national], JPN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

General interest

Nicknames
Eiji (parasapo.tokyo, 21 Jan 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 1998 Paralympic Winter Games in Nagano. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Injuries
In October 2017 he fractured his left clavicle at the 2018 World Paralympic Winter Games Qualification Tournament. (asahi.com, 14 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2010 he was presented with the Asahikawa Citizen Honorary Award in Japan. (city.asahikawa.hokkaido.jp, 18 Apr 2010)
Impairment
His right leg was amputated at the hip as a result of a tumour at age 17. (muromin.mnw.jp, 28 Aug 2010; Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010; hokkaido-np.co.jp, 08 Mar 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group B 3
Men's Tournament Group B 5
Men's Tournament Group B 6
Men's Tournament Classification 5-7 1
Men's Tournament Classification 5-7 3
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group B 4
Men's Tournament Group B 6
Men's Tournament Classification 5-8 202
Men's Tournament Classification 5-6 101
Men's Tournament Group B 2
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2
Mixed Group A 4
Mixed Group A 5
Mixed Semifinal 201
Mixed Gold Medal Match 101
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Classification 5-6 1
Men's Tournament Preliminary 5
Men's Tournament Preliminary 9
Men's Tournament Preliminary 12
Men's Tournament Preliminary 14
Men's Tournament Preliminary 15
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-10 1
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-11 2
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group B - Standings 2018-03-13 4
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 2
Mixed Tournament Classification 7-8 2018-03-16 1