Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in wheelchair marathon in 2013.
Why this sport?
She thought the sport was interesting after trying it during a physical education class. One of teachers then suggested she should compete in the wheelchair category in the Kuriyama City Marathon in Japan.
Club / Team
Sukagawa Shinkin Bank: Japan
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Let's just try it." (suntory.co.jp, 02 Jun 2017)
To represent Japan at international competitions. (FTV8 YouTube channel, 20 Sep 2018)
She was born with Larsen syndrome, a condition that affects the development of bones throughout the body. (suntory.co.jp, 02 Jun 2017)