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Eri Kojima

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Japan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age 11.
Why this sport?
She didn't like water, especially being splashed on her face, so her mother thought that swimming would help overcome this fear.
Name of coach
Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2012 she received a Yokohama Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (hamaspo.com, 31 Aug 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (kokkara.jp, Dec 2014)
Impairment
She has autism. (mainichi.jp, 10 Oct 2013)