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Haruna Matsumoto

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Health and Welfare Studies - Shukutoku University: Japan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2008.
Why this sport?
She was introduced the Para athletics by coach Koki Shimoinaba.
Club / Team
one's Para AC: Japan
Name of coach
Koki Shimoinaba [club], JPN

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Koki Shimoinaba. (chiba-jonetsu-athlete.com, 15 Feb 2019)
Injuries
In 2019 she was troubled by an injury to her hip joint. (amu studio amu YouTube channel. 05 Mar 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2015 she received an Excellent Sports Award from the Chiba Para Sports Association in Japan. (suporeku.server-shared.com, 20 Mar 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (amu studio amu YouTube channel. 05 Mar 2019)
Impairment
Her limited vision was the result of a progressive illness, optic nerve atrophy that affected her optic nerve at birth. (chiba-jonetsu-athlete.com, 15 Feb 2019; mainichi.jp, 07 Jan 2017; city.narashino.lg.jp, 01 Dec 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works in the general affairs department at Hiroshima Kensetsu in Kashiwa, Japan. (amu studio amu YouTube channel. 05 Mar 2019)