Type of Impairment
S14, SB14, SM14
Further personal information
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
Awards and honours
In 2012 she received a Yokohama Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (hamaspo.com, 31 Aug 2012)
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (kokkara.jp, Dec 2014)
She has autism. (mainichi.jp, 10 Oct 2013)