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Honoka Misu

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T47, F46

Further personal information

Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Nippon Sport Science University: Japan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried athletics in primary school, and took the sport up seriously in 2013.
Why this sport?
She discovered Para athletics in 2013 after watching Japanese Paralympian Mami Sato's final bid presentation for Tokyo to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Her parents also encouraged her to take up the sport
Club / Team
Nippon Sport Science University: Japan
Name of coach
Yoko Mizuno [club], JPN

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her family. (1242.com, 07 Nov 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2015 she received the Niigata Prefecture Para Sports Prize for Encouragement in Japan. (chiji.pref.niigata.jp, 04 Feb 2016)

In 2014 she was given a Citation Award by the Niigata Prefectural Government in Japan. (pref.niigata.lg.jp, 25 Feb 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (1242.com, 07 Nov 2016)
Impairment
Her right hand has been amputated. (nhk.or.jp, 06 Aug 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T47 Heat 2 2015-10-29 10