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Hiroyuki Hane

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46, F46

Further personal information

Residence
Laos
Occupation
Coach
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2003.
Why this sport?
Having competed in able-bodied athletics before his accident, he decided to take up Para athletics in order to remain active.

General interest

Impairment
In 2003 his left arm got caught in a conveyor belt while he was working at a shipping company. He injured the nerves in his brachial plexus, which controls the muscles in his shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. (hanehiroyuki.wix.com, 26 Apr 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
In December 2014 he began working for the non-governmental organisation Asian Development with Disabled Persons [ADDP Japan]. In November 2015 he moved to Lao People's Democratic Republic to coach Para athletes with the aim of preparing them to compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (hane-japan.com, 22 Jul 2017; laosta.asia, 12 May 2017; hanehiroyuki.wix.com, 26 Apr 2015)