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Eri Kachi

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14

Further personal information

Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2000 at age ten.
Why this sport?
Her brother already used to swim.
Club / Team
Peace Swimming Club: Nagoya, JPN
Name of coach
Mayumi Shiga
Coach from which country?
Japan
Training Regime
She trains 7 days a week, 2.5 hours a day.
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Japan
Location
Japan

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, drawing and playing basketball. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2009 Asian Youth Paralympics. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career
Japanese swimmer Hasumi Ichinoke (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She writes the best time on her hand. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The game ends when giving it up." (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 3 5