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Hikari Niwase

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T51, F51

Further personal information

Residence
Sukagawa, JPN
Occupation
Bank Employee
Languages
Japanese

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

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Let's just try it." (suntory.co.jp, 02 Jun 2017)
Ambitions
To represent Japan at international competitions. (FTV8 YouTube channel, 20 Sep 2018)
Impairment
She was born with Larsen syndrome, a condition that affects the development of bones throughout the body. (suntory.co.jp, 02 Jun 2017)