Hisae Kobayashi

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44, T44

Further personal information

Residence
Yokohama, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age 48.
Why this sport?
She wanted to try a new challenge after having surgery on her right leg.
Club / Team
Health Angels : Japan

General interest

Most influential person in career
Prosthetic technician Fumio Usui. (tv-tokyo.co.jp, 28 Sep 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Live today as if it were your last day." (tv-tokyo.co.jp, 28 Sep 2013)
Impairment
She had her right leg amputated below the knee in 2010 due to Macrodactyly, a condition in which her toes were abnormally large at birth. (tv-tokyo.co.jp, 28 Sep 2013)