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Kakeru Ishida

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46, F46

Further personal information

Residence
Kakamigahara, JPN
Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Policy Studies - Aichi Gakuin University: Nisshin, JPN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in grade seven of middle school, and got involved in Para sport in 2019.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by a teacher who was in charge of his middle school athletics club. Afterwards, his father Masami suggested Para athletics to him.
Club / Team
Aichi Gakuin University: Nisshin, JPN
Name of coach
Shunpei Takahashi [club], JPN

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Dubai, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Driving, playing the piano. (gifuspo.or.jp, 27 Aug 2020)
Most influential person in career
Japanese sprinter Julian Walsh, high school coach Shingo Takagi. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019; 2020.yahoo.co.jp, 10 Mar 2020)
Hero / Idol
Japanese sprinter Kenji Fujimitsu. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Injuries
In August 2020 he was troubled by a back injury. (gifu-np.co.jp, 24 Feb 2021)
Ambitions
To set a world record and win gold in the 400m at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (gifu-np.co.jp, 24 Feb 2021; Instagram profile, 21 Mar 2021)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with osteosarcoma [bone cancer] in his left upper arm in 2018. He has undergone surgery to remove muscles and create an artificial joint. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; parasapo.tokyo, 29 Jul 2019; sportrait-web.com, 21 Dec 2021; Gifu Shimbun YouTube channel, 24 Feb 2021)