Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began running with a prosthetic leg at age 24.
Why this sport?
He had been a runner since he was a child. A prosthetic technician suggested he take up Para athletics.
Club / Team
Awards and honours
He received an Award for Encouragement at the 2011 Ningen Ryoku Grand Awards Ceremony, organised by Junior Chamber Japan. (ymfs.jp, 03 Oct 2011)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (projectdesign.jp, 01 Jun 2016)
He had his left leg amputated at age 15 after being diagnosed with osteosarcoma [bone cancer]. (Athlete, 16 Aug 2012)
|Men's 200 m T44||Heat 2||2011-01-23||5|
|Men's 100 m T44||Heat 2||2011-01-25||5|
|Men's 4x100 m T42-46||Final||2011-01-29||5|
|Men's 4x100 m T42-46||Final Round||2012-09-05||4|
|Men's 100 m T44||Heat 3||2012-09-05||6|