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Erina Yuguchi

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T61, F61

Further personal information

Occupation
Student
Higher education
Sports Management - Nippon Sport Science University: Tokyo, JPN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She tried Para athletics in grade eight of middle school, and began the sport seriously in 2016 at the Kokusai Gakuin Senior High School in Ina, Japan.
Why this sport?
She decided to focus on the sport after trying sitting sports and Para canoeing.
Club / Team
Nippon Sport Science University: Tokyo, JPN
Name of coach
Yoko Mizuno [club], JPN

General interest

Other sports
She also plays sitting volleyball nationally in Japan for Chiba Pirates. (nikkansports.com, 26 Jul 2019)
Ambitions
To compete in 100m at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (nikkansports.com, 26 Jul 2019)
Impairment
She was born with an impairment to her lower limbs. Both her legs were amputated above the knee at age three. (nikkansports.com, 26 Jul 2019)