Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
S7, SB6, SM7
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age seven at a local swimming school.
Why this sport?
He was influenced by his father.
Name of coach
Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN
Hero / Idol
Japanese swimmer Daichi Suzuki. (Athlete, 01 Jan 2013)
Awards and honours
In May 2011 he received the Kihoku Town Sports award in Japan. (town.mie-kihoku.lg.jp, 01 May 2011)
The impairment to his lower limbs is the result of a car accident in 1993. (araiss.swim.sc, 10 Oct 2004)
|Men's 50 m Freestyle S7||Heat 1||4|
|Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts||Heat 1||5|
|Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34 pts||Heat 2||6|
|Men's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts||Final Round||7|
|Men's 100 m Backstroke S7||Heat 1||3|
|Men's 100 m Freestyle S7||Heat 2||8|
|Men's 100 m Backstroke S7||Final Round||7|
|Men's 100 m Backstroke S7||Heat 1||4|
|Men's 400 m Freestyle S7||Heat 1||5|
|Men's 50 m Freestyle S7||Heat 2||8|
|Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts||Heat 2||4|