Imagen
9327-Hideki Odo photo

Hideki Odo

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Nagoya, JPN
Occupation
Athlete, Office Worker
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 22.
Why this sport?
While he was in hospital he met a Para powerlifter who encouraged him to try the sport.
Club / Team
SMBC Nikko Securities : Japan

International debut

Year
1999
Competing for
Japan
Location
Stoke Mandeville, ENG

General interest

Injuries
He required surgery after injuring his shoulder at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The injury meant he was unable to compete at the 2016 National Championships in Japan. (powerlifting.co.jp, 25 Dec 2016; asahi.com, 14 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
He received the Para Sports Excellence Award at the 2016 Aichi Prefecture Sports Grand Awards in Japan. (nagoyanavi.jp, 16 Nov 2016)
Impairment
The impairment to his lower limbs is the result of a motorbike accident he was involved in at age 18. (doyukai.or.jp, 01 Feb 2015; chunichi.co.jp, 15 Sep 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Busan 2006 (Busan, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -75 kg Final Round 8
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -75 kg Final Round 8
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 82.50kg Final 2010-07-28 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -82.5 kg Final Round 2012-09-04 6
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 88.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-09 9
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -88 kg Final Round 2016-09-13 8
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 88.00kg Final 2017-12-06 18