Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife, one son
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began doing wheelchair marathons at age 30.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport to improve his fitness.
Club / Team
Team Heart Space: Japan
Hiro-san (Athlete, 24 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
In 2015 he received the Kitakyushu Citizen Sports Award in Japan. (city.kitakyushu.lg.jp, 29 Mar 2015)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (jaafd.org, 08 Nov 2016)
At age 20 he was involved in a motorcycle accident. (fukuoka-ymca.or.jp, 24 Sep 2010)
|Men's Marathon T54||Final Round||9999|
|Men's 1500 m T54||Heat 2||5|
|Men's 1500 m T54||Heat 1||6|
|Men's Marathon T54||Final Round||6|
|Men's 800 m T54||Heat 1||2011-01-22||8|
|Men's 1500 m T53/54||Heat 2||2011-01-25||6|
|Men's Marathon T53/54||Final||2011-01-30||21|
|Men's 5000 m T54||Heat 2||2012-08-31||2|
|Men's 5000 m T54||Final Round||2012-09-02||10|
|Men's 1500 m T54||Heat 1||2012-09-03||6|
|Men's Marathon T54||Final Round||2012-09-09||22|
|Men's Marathon T54||Final Round||2016-09-18||12|