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Genki Saito

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13

Further personal information

Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He switched to Para swimming from able-bodied swimming after entering university.
Why this sport?
He quit swimming due to his visual impairment while in high school. He was later encouraged to take up Para swimming by friends.
Club / Team
Kokushikan University: Japan

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Japan

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (yomiuri.co.jp, 11 Apr 2018)