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Hiroaki Nishihara

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T54

Further personal information

Occupation
Public Relations Professional
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in grade 10 of high school in Japan.
Why this sport?
He was invited to a wheelchair marathon training session and found the sport interesting.
Club / Team
Phiten: Japan

General interest

Injuries
He was sidelined for a year after fracturing his shoulder in training. (phiten-bodycare.com, 05 Sep 2017)
Ambitions
To compete in the 400m and 800m at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (phiten-bodycare.com, 05 Sep 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of osteogenesis imperfecta [brittle bone disease]. (phiten-bodycare.com, 05 Sep 2017)