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Hiroki Nishida

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
Izumi, JPN
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Momoyama Gakuin University: Izumi, JPN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2006 in Osaka, Japan.
Why this sport?
He loved the speed of wheelchair racing.
Club / Team
Baccarat: Japan

General interest

Nicknames
Doka [before his accident he was a baseball catcher and he resembled Dokaben, a famous anime baseball character]. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2013)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"With difficulty comes opportunity." (Athlete, 16 Jul 2013)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (theborderless.jp, 24 Feb 2017)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of a bicycle accident in 2004. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T54 Final 1 2013-07-28 10