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Hotaka Yasuda

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7

Further personal information

Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Sports Science - Nihon Fukushi University: Japan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age three. He took up the sport competitively in grade 10 of high school in Kobe, Japan.
Why this sport?
His mother encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Nihon Fukushi University: Japan
Name of coach
Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2017 he was given the Sanda City Sports Award in Japan. (city.sanda.lg.jp, 01 Jul 2017)

In 2016 and 2017 he received the Hyogo Prefecture Para Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (web.pref.hyogo.lg.jp, 15 Feb 2018, 02 Feb 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (n-fukushi.ac.jp, 03 Apr 2018)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (n-fukushi.ac.jp, 03 Apr 2018; minatogawa-aino.net, 2016)