Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S9, SB9, SM9
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age four.
Why this sport?
Her parents wanted her to be open about her impairment, so they encouraged her to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Name of coach
Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN
Awards and honours
In 2015 she received the Niihama City Sports Award in Japan. (ntv.co.jp, 28 Aug 2016)
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (fujitv.co.jp, 19 Oct 2016)
She was born without her right arm below the elbow. (ehime-np.co.jp, 23 May 2017)